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The Urban Weird Conference

Thanks to our wonderfully weird speakers and keynotes, OGOM and Supernatural Cities presents ‘The Urban Weird’ was extremely inspiring on the research front and probably the most fun it is possible to have at an academic conference! It seemed to have … Continue reading

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Press Release: OGOM and Supernatural Cities to Host ‘The Urban Weird’, 6th-7th April

University of Hertfordshire to host ‘The Urban Weird’, a two-day programme of events on the theme of supernatural cities ‘The Urban Weird’ will take place at the University of Hertfordshire on the 6 and 7 April. The event will explore … Continue reading

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Full Programme for OGOM and Supernatural Cities Present: The Urban Weird, 6th-7th April

Our design for ‘The Urban Weird’ 6th-7th April has now been released in all its glory. You can view all the wonderful panels and events over two days and see the graphics for our complete programme here.  If you are … Continue reading

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CFP: OGOM & Supernatural Cities Present: The Urban Weird

To coincide with the eclipse here is the CFP for our next conference! It promises to eclipse all other events….it’s  cosmic! University of Hertfordshire, 6-7 April, 2018 The permanent link for the CFP, with a PDF version available, is here. … Continue reading

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OGOM: Supernatural Cities 2018

The OGOM Project is known for its imaginative events and symposia, which are often accompanied by a media frenzy. We were the first to invite vampires into the academy back in 2010. Our most recent endeavour, Company of Wolves: Werewolves, Shapeshifters … Continue reading

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Harry Potter: Magic and Herbology at the British Library

Harry Potter: A History of Magic, British Library  20 October 2017 – 28 February 2018 Libraries can be very magical places so it is fitting that the British Library are to host a stellar exhibition on Harry Potter this year. For … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en Special Offer from Manchester University Press

More on the special MUP Hallowe’en offer. To get your 30% discount on their gothic list simply go to the MUP website and enter Halloween16  at the checkout. Offer expires at midnight on 31st October……don’t wait for the witching hour … Continue reading

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Spooky Book Offers You Won’t Want to Miss in October!!

Happy October OGOMERs! To celebrate Hallowe’en the latest edition of Gothic Studies is free to access in October @MUPjournals. Have a look here As if that was not exciting enough MUP are cooking up a special gothic themed Hallowe’en offer … Continue reading

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The Wolf: BBC Radio 4 Natural Histories Programme

Brett Westwood meets a wolf and considers the role of the wolf in our culture in this BBC Radio 4 Natural Histories programme which also features OGOM Company of Wolves plenary Garry Marvin and the UK Wolf Trust which we … Continue reading

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How Old Are Vampires Really? Body of 500 Year Old Vampire Inspires New Debate

The body of a five hundred year old ‘vampire’ will go on display in an ancient cemetery in the town of Kamien Pomorski this month. The vampire corpse was discovered two years ago in Northern Poland and is currently being … Continue reading

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