Folklore seminar

Staff Reporter

Thiruvananthapuram: In an attempt to create better understanding about folklore and its importance as an emerging social science, the Centre for Folklore Studies under the University of Calicut has joined hands with the Kerala Folklore Academy, Kannur and the Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT), Thiruvananthapuram to organise a one-day seminar on new trends in folklore and folkloristic in Kerala on March 20.

The seminar will focus on the impact of socio-political factors and various forces such as fundamentalism, tourism and consumerism on folklore.