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Forthcoming Folklore Society Events

Folklore, Learning and Literacies conference

  • 21-23/05/2021
  • Friday 21 to Sunday 23 May. from 09:30 to 17:30 GMT
  • Online conference

The rescheduled Folklore, Learning and Literacies conference will be online, Friday 21 to Sunday 23 May 2021 Keynote speaker: Prof. Michael Rosen: ‘”Don’t say that!” – how my parents negotiated Yiddish.’  (Friday 21st) In this talk, Michael Rosen explores how his parents who had both come from Yiddish-speaking households, retained many Yiddish phrases and words...

The Sky in Legend and Tradition

  • 4th and 5th September 2021
  • Medieval Hall, Cathedral Close, Salisbury SP1 2EY

The Sky in Legend and Tradition The Fifteenth Legendary Weekend of The Folklore Society Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September 2021, at the Medieval Hall in Cathedral Close, Salisbury SP1 2EY Call for Papers Calling occupants of interplanetary craft! The flying pigs are knocking on Heaven’s door while thunderbirds circle the Merry Dancers and a...

Creativity during the Covid lockdown: Life and Renewal During the Pandemic

  • 10:00 - 17:00
  • online

Anthropology and Folklore in Conversation: The Sixth Joint Seminar of The Folklore Society and The Royal Anthropological Institute ‘Creativity during the Covid lockdown: Life and Renewal During the Pandemic’ A Virtual One-Day Conference Date:  Thursday 7 October, 2021. Time:  10 AM to 5 PM. Call for Papers The Royal Anthropological Institute, and The Folklore Society...

Rescheduled and new Folklore Society events coming soon!