Entries are now invited for the 2014 Katharine Briggs Award
Eligible entries: books on folklore published for the first time between 1 June 2013 and 31 May 2014 in the UK or Ireland
Closing date for entries: 31 May 2014
Rules and Application form
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.
Prof Patricia Lysaght, who edited our journal 'Folklore' from 2004-2012, was awarded The Coote Lake Medal for Research during our Urban Folklore conference at Cardiff University on 20 April. Congratulations!
We keep a small reference collection of about 1,000 essential books and our old card catalogue at our Folklore Society (FLS) office at the Warburg Institute. To come and look at these, contact the FLS librarian. FLS Library staff work…
Available on the Taylor & Francis website, along with previous virtual special issues.