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Other Folklore Events and Calls for Papers

In the Cloud of Unknowing: Encounters with the UFO Phenomenon

  • Start date: 17th Jul 2024
  • End date: 18th Jul 2024
  • Mildred's Lane Projects. Beach Lake, Pennsylvania, USA.

July 17–18, 2024 | Hybrid in-person & online To be held at the arts residency Mildred’s Lane (Beach Lake, Pennsylvania) and online, the two-day conference will take place on July 17–18, 2024. This transdisciplinary symposium aims to convene art practitioners, researchers, theorists, and students interested in the broad spectra of ideas and methods emerging from...

Veiled Cities: Haunted Urban Realities in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

  • Start date: 26th Sep 2024
  • End date: 27th Sep 2024
  • Maison Française d’Oxford

Veiled Cities Haunted Urban Realities in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries A two-day international conference at the Maison Française d’Oxford, 26-27 September 2024 Organisers: Prof David Hopkin (University of Oxford); Prof Juliet Simpson (Coventry University) This call for papers is addressed to social, cultural and art historians of urban spaces between the nineteenth and twentieth...

Dark Side of Folklore and Folkloristics: 13th International Conference of Young Folklorists

  • Start date: 9th Oct 2024
  • End date: 23rd Oct 2024
  • Vilnius, Lithuania

Since the beginning of time, the existence of the light was inseparable from the darkness. In folklore material of various cultures, darkness could take the shape of a mythological being or to be perceived as looming threat and danger. It could inhabit words, deeds, and wishes, enabling people to believe in dark magic, curses, actions...

Knowing the Vernacular: Critical Reflections and Future Directions

  • Start date: 26th Oct 2024
  • End date: 27th Oct 2024
  • Oxford Brookes University

British Academy Conferences bring together scholars and specialists from around the world to consider and evaluate new research in the humanities and social sciences. Vernacular architecture refers to locally specific forms of architecture, which are rooted in community, place and tradition, and that have been made without the involvement of architects. The international and interdisciplinary...