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Forthcoming Folklore Society Events

‘She could sit and spin those stories all night!’: The Midwife Effie Currie

  • 07/02/2023
  • Online talk

‘She could sit and spin those stories all night!’: The Midwife Effie Currie (1867-1942), Her Hero Tales and Women Storytellers in Gaelic Tradition A Folklore Society Online talk by Dr Tiber Falzett (University College Dublin) Tuesday 7 February 2023, 18:00 GMT This talk will focus on a collection of a dozen hero tales taken from...

Spring-heeled Jack on the Continent

  • 21/02/2023
  • 18:00-19:30
  • Online talk

Spring-heeled Jack on the Continent A Folklore Society online talk by Dr Petr Janeček (Charles University, Prague) Tuesday 21 February 2023, 18:00 GMT Spring-heeled Jack is one of the most peculiar demonic beings of British folklore. Since the beginning of the 20th century, legends about this mysterious urban phantom reached Continental Europe and adapted to...

Folklore, Geography and Environment: Ways of Knowing Water, Landscape and Climate in the Anthropocene: Call for Papers

  • 14 to 16/07/2023
  • The Wilberforce Institute, University of Hull, 27 High St, Hull, HU1 1NE, and online

‘Folklore, Geography and Environment: Ways of Knowing Water, Landscape and Climate in the Anthropocene’ A Folklore Society Conference Friday 14 to Sunday 16 July 2023 at The Wilberforce Institute, University of Hull, 27 High St, Hull, HU1 1NE, and online Scientific knowledge tells us that the Anthropocene’s climate crisis will bring huge changes to the...

Amazonia: Differing Research Perspectives in Ethnography and Folklore

  • 26/10/2023
  • 10:00-17:00
  • 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT

‘Folklore and Anthropology in Conversation’: The Seventh Joint Seminar of The Folklore Society and The Royal Anthropological Institute Thursday 26 October, 2023, 10:00-17:00 BST Call for Papers ‘Amazonia:  Differing Research Perspectives in Ethnography and Folklore The series ‘Folklore and Anthropology in Conversation’ encourages empirical and conceptual dialogue between the two related disciplines of folklore and...

More new Folklore Society events coming soon!