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Witchcraft: A History in 13 Trials - Launch Event
Witchcraft: A History in 13 Trials - Launch Event

Thu, 22 Jun



Witchcraft: A History in 13 Trials - Launch Event

Marion Gibson's new witchcraft book is launched with a sofa chat and relaxed drinks party. Join us!

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Time & Location

22 Jun 2023, 19:00 – 21:00

London, 33 Store St, London WC1E 7BS, UK

About The Event

Tonight we celebrate Professor Marion Gibson's new book, Witchcraft. In a lively sofa chat, Christina will ask her about its themes: misogyny, witch-hunting, racism, colonialism, legalised persecution and even demon-phobia. After a fun audience Q & A, we will all raise a toast, then mix and mingle with wine and snacks, chatting with Marion and inviting her to sign our copies. Prompt 7pm start. 

Witchcraft: A History in Thirteen Trials (Simon & Schuster) tells the history of witch persecution through famous cases from early modern Britain, Europe and the wider world including Africa. It foregrounds the victims, usually ignored in favour of those who hounded them. Along the way the reader meets French radical historians, Jazz Age murderers, and fanatical Christian missionaries. Marian Gibson is Professor of Renaissance and Magical Literatures at University of Exeter.


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