Tag Archives: University of Hertfordshire

The Folklore Society Announces a New President

Congratulations to Prof. Owen Davies who has just become the new President of The Folklore Society. The Folklore Society is a learned society devoted to the study of traditional culture in all its forms. It was founded in London in … Continue reading

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The Urban Weird 6th-7th April Booking is Open

The amazing OGOM and Supernatural Cities present ‘The Urban Weird’ on 6th-7th April is now open for bookings!! You can log on and select a number of events from spectral city tours to Urban Weird screenings and workshops!! Find out … Continue reading

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What 3 Words Best Describe the Wolf?

Following Kaja’s post on reclaiming the werewolf I wanted to say that I am speaking on the myth of wolf children or children raised by wolves at the OGOM event on Saturday 18th. These stories allow for a benevolent, humanised … Continue reading

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Redeeming the Wolf at the Being Human Festival

There are about 25 free tickets left for this fab event bookable online at Redeeming the wolf: A Story of Persecution, Loss and Rediscovery If you can’t make it in person please join us on Twitter #redeemthewolf @OGOMProject Bring Grandma … Continue reading

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Two Sides to Every Story: Wolves Gain A Voice

The debate over the influence of fairy tales and werewolf myths on our perception of the flesh and blood wolf is gaining momentum. See BBC Little Red Riding Hood Hampers Wolf Debate Says Academic This story emphasises our collaboration with … Continue reading

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10K Shares for OGOM Wolves and Werewolves Research!!

The university press office have confirmed that we have had a remarkable 10,000 shares for coverage of our Company of Wolves project in The Independent.  This is an astounding testimony to the impact of our wolfish research and is excellent news … Continue reading

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The Wicked Lady Rides Again

If you are a fan of wicked ladies (who isn’t) you won’t want to miss my colleague Dr Rowland Hughes  talking about Hertfordshire legend Lady Skelton who transformed into a real life highwaywoman!! She is the dark lady that inspired … Continue reading

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