Willem de Blécourt

Meertens Institute, Amsterdam
E-mail: wjcdeb@historicalanthropologist.eu

Willem de Blécourt is a historical anthropologist specialized in the study of witchcraft, werewolves and fairy tales in Europe from the Late Middle Ages to the twentieth century. An Honorary Research Fellow at the Meertens Institute (Amsterdam), his books include Tales of Magic, Tales in Print. On the Gealogy of Fairy Tales and the Brothers Grimm (2012), and the edited Werewolf Histories (2015). He is currently putting the last hand on: The Cat and the Cauldron. A Cultural History of Witchcraft in the Low Countries.