Folklore & Archaeology Conference: call for papers deadline approaching
14 May 2012
The second multidisciplinary conference on 'Popular
Antiquities: Folklore and Archaeology' will be held at the Institute on
13 & 14 October 2012. The deadline for the call for papers is 31 May 2012.
Popular Antiquities: Folklore & Archaeology
This multidisciplinary conference, jointly organised by the Institute of Archaeology and the Folklore Society aims to present and discuss the relationship between archaeology and folklore, their histories, materials, aims, methods and reception, and to examine the potential for collaboration between the two disciplines.
Due to the success of last year's conference, this year's event has been extended to two days, and will be held on 13 & 14 October 2012 at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL.
Abstracts of c.250 words for 20 minute papers are invited for consideration. Contributions are invited which may discuss, but are not limited to, the following topics:
- Antiquarians & Antiquarianism
- The Folklore of Archaeological Sites & Objects
- The Archaeology of Folklore
- Folk Revivalism, Nationalism & the Appropriation of Archaeological Materials
- Folklore & Heritage
- Transmission & Communication
Registration for the conference will be available shortly.