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Katharine Briggs Award 2014: Short List

The winner of this year's Katharine Briggs Award will be announced at a reception following the Katharine Briggs Lecture on Wednesday 19 November from 6.30 p.m. at The Warburg Institute.

Here, in alphabetical order, is the short…

Non-Print Media Award 2014: Short List

The winner of our inaugural Non-Print Media Award will be announced at a reception on Wednesday 19 November from 6.30 p.m. at a reception at The Warburg Institute, following our annual Katharine Briggs Lecture.

Here's the short list, in…

Eddie Cass

We are very sad to report the death, on 17 September, of Dr Eddie Cass, our vice-president and former president, and author of The Lancashire Pace-Egg Plays and The Pace-Egg Plays of the Calder Valley. He will be very much missed.

The Mari Llwyd in Wales

The Royal Anthropological Institute, Research Seminar. 24 September 2014, 5.30-7.30 pm, Dr Juliette Wood: “The Mari Llwyd in Wales: Celebration as National Identity…

Malcolm Taylor

Malcolm Taylor, OBE, now retired from his post as Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, received The Folklore Society's Coote Lake Medal at his leaving party at Cecil Sharp House on Sunday 27 July 2014 from Folklore Society…

Newer Researchers in Folklore Studies Conference

Folklore Studies has a long history of scholarship that often goes unrecognised outside the ranks of Folklore scholars. It remains a minority discipline, even in countries where it has had a stronger academic recognition than it has in…