31st July 2014 – London Fortean Society—Jacqueline Simpson on the Folklore of Discworld
The Vaults at Dirty Dicks, 202 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4NR. 7.30pm for 8pm start. £3/£2 concessions. Tickets from
We are very pleased to announce that this year's Bursary was awarded to Cristina Elena Clopot to assist with her research project: “Liminal Identities for Migrants in Romania—A Case Study on Russian Lipovans”. Congratulations Cristina
We are pleased to call for entries for our newly established “Non-print Media Award”, a biennial prize of £150 for a non-print media publication (CD/DVD) on folklore. Eligible entries must be in English language, and published in the UK or…
2014 Katharine Briggs Award
The prize will be presented at a reception following the Katharine Briggs Lecture by Prof. Diane Goldstein, 19 November 2014 at The Warburg Institute, 6.30 pm
Congratulations to Max Bienkowski, winner of the 2013 President's Prize.
We are delighted to announce that The Katharine Briggs Award 2013 was won by Karl Bell for his book The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack: Victorian Urban Folklore and Popular Cultures, published by The Boydell Press. Congratulations Karl.
We are delighted to announce that the Estella Canziani Post-graduate Bursary for Research was awarded to Sara Marzagora towards her research into “Postcolonial Folklore in Contemporary Ethiopia.”
EFDSS launched this amazing new digital archive of folk song and related material, including The Folklore Society's Ordish collection of folk play texts collected by Thomas Fairman Ordish: take a look here.