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Helen Frisby

Listen to BBC Radio 4 on Monday 9 February, 11.00 a.m., when our own Helen Frisby will be talking about salt, sin-eating and funeral customs

Storytelling and Activism

Symposium, George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, Cardiff. 24-25 April 2015

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From Goethe to Grimm

From Goethe to Grimm, Friday 16 January 2015 at The British Library. Our own Juliette Wood is one of the speakers.

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The Katharine Briggs Lecture 2014

Diane Goldstein, '“Cry, Lady, Cry!” Maternal Infanticide Narratives and the Vernacular Construction of Blame', 19 November 2014 at The Warburg Institute.

Many thanks Diane for a wonderful lecture

Newer Researchers in Folklore 20 Nov 2014

Many thanks to Diane Goldstein and all the participants in our Newer Researchers' one-day conference. Lots of new ideas were shared, contacts made and plans begun for further ventures. Let's do it again next year!

Helen Frisby

Monday 9 February, 11.00 a.m., BBC Radio 4: Our own Helen Frisby will be talking on Radio 4 in January about salt, sin-eating and funeral customs

The Katharine Briggs Award 2014

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2014 Katharine Briggs Award is David Atkinson, for his book The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts, published by OpenBook Publishers. Congratulations David.

Runners-up:…

Non-Print Media Award 2014

We're very happy to announce that the winner of our inaugural Non-Print Media Award 2014 was presented to Rod Stradling for Old Fashioned Songs: Cecilia Costello; Musical Traditions [Double CD ]

Here are the judges' comments: 

This recent…