Contemporary Esotericism

Contemporary Esotericism

1st International Conference on Contemporary Esotericism

The conference has two primary goals: to place contemporary phenomena on the map of esotericism-research, and to explore new theory and methodology required for the study of specifically contemporary phenomena.

Keynote Speakers

  • Wouter J. Hanegraaff, Center for History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents, University of Amsterdam
  • Christopher Partridge, Religious Studies, Lancaster University
  • Kocku von Stuckrad, Study of Religion, Groningen University
  • Jay Johnston, Department of Studies in Religion, University of Sydney

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Book of Abstracts

The Book of Abstracts contain the abstracts of the papers that will be presented during the 1st International Conference on Contemporary Esotericism, and other valuable information about the conference.

Contemporary Esotericism

Forthcoming volume on Contemporary Esotericism

The conference will function as the launching party for Contemporary Esotericism, the first volume specifically dedicated to the study of esotericism in the present day. Nineteen articles by well-established scholars as well as innovative younger researchers in the field of Contemporary Esotericism.