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Previous Folklore Society Events

LAST CHANCE: £1 Book Sale: Wednesday 17 July, 5-7.30pm

  • Weds 17 July
  • 17:00
  • warburg institute

We are holding a final book sale at The Warburg Institute, selling off at £1 per copy/issue our remaining stocks of FLS Books and Mistletoe series as well as back numbers of our journal Folklore  1976-2013, plus assorted second hand books, on Wednesday 17 July from 5 to 7.30 pm in the Common Room at The...

Newer Researchers’ Day 2019

  • Wednesday 29 May 2019
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • University of Hertfordshire,

Newer Researchers’ Day. Folklore Research: The Page and Beyond.  A one-day workshop for Early Career Researchers, Post-Graduates, and Independent Researchers Weds 29 May 2019, 10:00–16:00 Organised by Dr Ceri Houlbrook and Dr Lucy Wright, and kindly hosted by the University of Hertfordshire, School of Humanities, De Havilland Campus, Mosquito Way, Hatfield, AL10 9EU Sponsored by...

Folklore and the Nation:

  • Friday 29 to Sunday 31 March 2019
  • University of Derby, 1 Friar Gate Square, Derby, DE1 1DZ, UK

Folklore and the Nation The annual conference of The Folklore Society, and Annual General Meeting, hosted by the University of Derby, 1 Friar Gate Square, Derby DE1 1DZ, UK Friday 29–Sunday 31 March 2019 Keynote speaker: Prof. Terry Gunnell (University of Iceland): “Grimm Ripples: The Role of the Grimms’ Deutsche Sagen in the Collection and Creation...

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 For the fourth of the highly successful one-day events devoted to examining the complementarities between anthropology and folklore, we have invited 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 or another,...

Health and Healing in Legend and Tradition

  • 1st — 2nd September 2018
  • Scarborough Spa, Scarborough, YO11 2HD

Call for Papers Is there a doctor in the house? Fried mice and spiders in butter will cure a deep and deadly wound, and make a sick man stand. Miss Polly had a dolly who was sick, sick, sick, afflictions sore long time she bore but why should a man die who has sage in...