Tag Archives: folkloristics

How uncanny sounds make ghost tours spookier

Ghost tours exist within the nebulous categorisation of dark tourism, which is characterised as visiting sites of death and catastrophe as a leisure pursuit. As grim as this might sound, ghost tours are consistent across the international stage in making … Continue reading

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Would you clone your dog?

In 2017, my cohorts and I became the first students for the newly developed Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies master’s programme. After a few false starts, I finally found my project topic when I heard that American celebrity Barbara Streisand … Continue reading

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Researching the Magic: Witches, Healers, and New Age

Find out why people still use traditional healing methods in spite of advanced high-tech medicine, and how these have transformed from the early modern period to the present time. Continue reading

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