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Cultural Knowledge in a Changing World – Research, Teaching, and Cultural Encounters, XI Ethnology days, March 2020 Jyväskylä, Finland

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(Deadline extended until November, 30 2019)

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CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE IN A CHANGING WORLD – RESEARCH, TEACHING, AND CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS

New Paper: Medieval Manuscript on Mediterranean Plants, Paper No. 4

Dear Folk Scholars,

Just to let you know that a new paper has been issued: Plant Series, No. 4. Euphorbia myrsinites: https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004880 This is the latest instalment in our series of papers about the use of plants as folk medicines and foods, from the borderlands of the Mediterranean Basin, translated from a 15th century manuscript. 

“British and Irish Catholic Colonialism” Panel (EMBIC) (Durham, 14-16 July 2020)

We are seeking scholars working on the British and Irish Catholic diaspora in the early modern world to contribute to a panel entitled “British and Irish Catholic Colonialism” at the fourth biannual Early Modern British and Irish Catholicism (EMBIC) conference (14-16 July: Durham University, UK). The conference theme is “Popery, Politics, and Prayer: British and Irish Catholicism”.