Calls for Papers: Conference on Health and Healing in Legend and Tradition

Conference on Health and Healing in Legend and Tradition? It’s to be held at Scarborough in Yorkshire, UK.

This two-day conference on Health and Healing in Legend and Tradition will be held on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September 2018 as the thirteenth Legendary Weekend of the Folklore Society, at the Spa in Scarborough, Yorkshire YO11 2HD. If you’re interested in shrew ashes, zanies, plague pits, smallpox goddesses or illness as metaphor we’d like to hear from you. Anyone can contribute – folklorists, herbalists, pathologists, sociologists and faith-healers. Presentations, which should be 20 minutes long, can take the form of talks, performances, or film presentations. The conference fee is £25 for speakers, £50 for others attending. If you would like to attend or to present a paper or performance, please make contact before 1 June with: Jeremy Harte, Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF.

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