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Forthcoming Folklore Society Events

Anthropology and Folklore in Conversation

  • 25th October 2018
  • Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT

Fourth Folklore Society—Royal Anthropological Institute Joint Seminar: Call for Papers For the fourth of the highly successful one-day events devoted to examining the complementarities between anthropology and folklore, we invite papers concerning three famous figures in particular: James George Frazer, Andrew Lang and Edward B. Tylor. All three are writers whose shadows, in one way...

The Katharine Briggs Lecture and Book Award 2018

  • 7th November 2018
  • 17:30—20:00
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

This year’s Katharine Briggs Lecture will be given by Prof. Dr Ulrika Wolf-Knuts (Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland): “What Can We Do Today About Old Records of Folk Belief? On the Example of Devil Lore” After the lecture, the winner of this year’s Katharine Briggs Award will be announced, as well as the winner of our biennial Non-Print...