Join Dr Amy Whitehead for a special talk discussing key moments throughout the history of witchcraft and how these relate to issues facing women today.

Amy R. Whitehead is Senior Lecturer and Anthropologist of Religion at Massey University where she teaches the course: The Anthropology of Ritual, Religion & Witchcraft. Amy gained her PhD in Religious Studies in the UK in 2011 where she did research with Goddess Pagan and Marian devotees in England and Spain. She has published widely about the performance and material cultures of religions over the years.She has an interest in magic and witchcraft, both personally and through an anthropological lens, particularly how they relate to rituals, women, social control, inequality, notions of superstition, and plants (healing and medicinal herbs).

All are welcome.


  • Free


  • Sat 19 Aug


  • 2:00 pm — 3:00 pm


  • Level 4, The Kenneth Myers Centre
  • 74 Shortland Street
  • Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, 1010