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What are the challenges of recovering the late medieval / early modern understanding of witchcraft?

Scott Eaton, MA student in the School of History, reports on the challenges he faces while researching his MA Dissertation topic… In today’s world we often think of a witch as an ugly old woman who keeps a black cat as a pet, wears a large crooked hat and cloak, and often flies across the […]

Borderlines XIX – Call for Papers

Translating the Past: Appropriating the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds We are pleased to announce the call for papers for Borderlines XIX – Translating the Past: Appropriating the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – which will be held in Queen’s University Belfast from 10th-12th April 2015.  Proposals for both papers and panels are welcomed from […]

A Fiend in the Furrows: Perspectives on ‘Folk Horror’ in Literature, Film and Music

‘A Fiend in the Furrows’ is a three-day conference in association with the School of English and the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities at Queen’s University Belfast, exploring ‘folk horror’ in British and Irish literature, film, television, and music. The event – running from 19-21 September 2014 – will include academic papers, film screenings, […]