Fairies: Folklore, History and Encounters - 2-day online conference videos
This was a two-day online conference on the subject of fairies, hosted by and raising money for the Folklore Library and Archive - an organisation with an internationally important collection dedicated to collecting and preserving folklore materials for the future. If you buy this ticket you will be sent access to a private playlist to watch all of the recordings from the event. The original line-up was as follows:
Saturday 2nd July
10:00 Icy Sedgwick - North Country Sprites: Fairies or Ghosts?
11:15 Jo Hickey-Hall - "Did you see the pixie?" "Yeah.": The Compelling Nature of Multiple Witness Fairy Sightings
12:30 Neil Rushton - A Metaphysics of the Fairy Phenomenon
13:45 Val Thomas - Finding the Fair Folk of Norfolk: Hickey Sprites, Strangers, Yallery Browns and Tiddy Mun.
15:00 Jeremy Harte - Giving Airy Nothing a Name’, on fairy names and identities
16:15 Nancy Kilgore - Discovering Isobel Gowdie's Otherworld
17:30 Tommy Kuusela "Contemporary Swedish Fairy Belief: A case study"
Sunday 3rd July
10:00 Ármann Jakobsson - Traces of Elves in Medieval Norse Prose Texts
11:15 Elizabeth Dearnley - Fairy Light: Revisiting the Cottingley Fairies
12:30 Morgan Daimler - The Aos Sidhe in Folklore & Pop Culture
13:45 Christopher Josiffe - Captain Quentin Crawfurd
15:00 Simon Young - Ann Jefferies: A Seventeenth-Century Cornish Fairy Witch
16:15 Barbara Rieti - Fairy Tradition in Newfoundland