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Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

Centre for Myth Studies

University of Essex

Our Centre

Established in 2008, the Centre for Myth Studies provides a forum for those working on myth at the University of Essex, other universities and institutions in the UK and across the globe.

What we do

Our Centre raises awareness of the importance of myth within the contemporary world and promotes its interdisciplinary study through reading groups, an online discussion list, open seminars, international conferences, and publications.

Our activities

Find out about the Centre’s activities and how you can get involved:


Our members

Executive committee

Contact us

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