An international conference focussing on mumming traditions in cross-border and cross-community contexts will be held at the Academy for Irish Cultural Heritages, University of Ulster, Londonderry, from 9-14 June 2003. [Please note that this is a change of date from previous announcements/]
The Conference is being organised in cooperation with Room to Rhyme, a collaborative mumming project undertaken by University College Dublin (Department of Irish Folklore), University of Ulster (Academy for Irish Cultural Heritages), and the University of Turku (Finland).
A panel of specially invited speakers from Europe and North America will address issues relating to mumming in a variety of cross-border and cross-community contexts. Additional elements of the programme will also be held in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh and Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
Details of the conference programme can be accessed at www.arts.ulst.ac.uk/academy/ or by contacting Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Department of Irish Folklore, University College, Belfield, Dublin 4, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: +353.1.716 8216, Fax: +353.1.7161144.
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