loading
close
Loading.. new window reload
spcr
 
This website is AJAX compatible

Validated by HTML Validator
spcr spcr spcr
spcr ESSWE Agenda, ESSWE

ESSWE Agenda

Stay up-to-date about upcoming events in the field of Western Esotericism! If you want to suggest agenda items, please contact the webmaster. Click here to visit the Archive of Past Events.


SHAC Postgraduate Workshop: Geographies of Alchemy and Chemistry October 24, 2014
For the first time, the annual postgraduate workshop of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC) will take place outside the United Kingdom, at the University of Amsterdam. The workshop offers postgraduate students and early-career researchers the opportunity to share ideas, explore methodological issues and network in a stimulating atmosphere.
Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date(s):October 24, 2014
Read more 
   
The Alchemist and the Royal Typographer: John Dee and Willem Sylvius October 26, 2014
This colloquium will bring together specialists on John Dee and specialists on late sixteenthcentury print culture and humanistic activities in Antwerp. The aim of the colloquium is to investigate the links between Antwerp’s vibrant print culture and its relationship to alchemy and the occult philosophy in the late sixteenth century.
Location:Antwerp, Belgium
Date(s):October 26, 2014
Read more 
   
Art, Eros and Esotericism October 30, 2014
Art and esotericism has always been linked, both in forms of magical sigils and as esoteric motifs in art works. Another central theme in esoteric traditions is eroticism as key to higher forms of reality. On this conference we explore art, eros and esotericism from different angles.
Location:Capri, Italy
Date(s):October 30, 2014
Read more 
   
Um 1600 Konstellationen zwischen Schulmetaphysik, Konfessionalisierung und hermetischer Spekulation November 19, 2014 -to- October 20, 2014
Location:Munich, Germany
Date(s):November 19, 2014 -to- October 20, 2014
Read more 
   
Exhibition: Rudolf Steiner - Alchemie van het alledaagse January 11, 2015
From 13 September 2014 until 11 January 2015. For the first time in the Netherlands Kunsthal, Rotterdam, presents an overview of the extensive work of Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925). Steiner is one of the most influential and versatile reformers of the twentieth century. His thought is still alive. Steiner was a source of inspiration for many artists like Piet Mondrian, Wassily Kandinsky and Joseph Beuys and is still for contemporary artists and designers such as Olafur Eliasson and Konstantin Grcic.
Location:Rotterdam
Date(s):January 11, 2015
Read more 
   
Interplay: Rethinking Music, Mathematics, and Alchemical Praxis in Michael Maier's Atalanta fugiens (1618) March 14, 2015 -to- March 15, 2015
A workshop at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia that examines possible ways of reading the combination of 50 images, fugues and texts in Michael Maier's Atalanta fugiens (1618).
Location:Philadelphia
Date(s):March 14, 2015 -to- March 15, 2015
Read more 
   
Call for Papers: Magic and Intellectual History March 15, 2015
This symposium will explore the place of magic in the intellectual culture of early modern England and Europe. It will focus on how magic was perceived and understood in philosophical, religious and scientific thought, and the ambivalence that surrounded it as topics of scholarship.
Location:York, UK
Date(s):March 15, 2015
Read more 
   
The Marginalization of Astrology March 19, 2015 -to- March 20, 2015
Astrology has been a well-established and respected part of scholarship for centuries, practiced in many cultural and geographical settings. However, in the modern world, astrology, though still very much present, has lost its scientific status and is relegated to the fringes of serious learning. In the history of the sciences, this must be regarded as a momentous shift. The definite step in the “marginalization” of astrology appears to have been taken in the seventeenth century and should therefore be regarded as an important element (rather than as a consequence) of the so-called Scientific Revolution. The reasons for this development are far from clear. Actually, even the development itself (when, where and by whom did astrology become disavowed) has so far been only poorly documented. The conference therefore aims at bringing together specialists from various fields to throw light on this intruiging question.
Location:Utrecht, Netherlands
Date(s):March 19, 2015 -to- March 20, 2015
Read more 
   
The Spirits as Artists: Spiritualism and the Visual Arts May 08, 2015 -to- May 09, 2015
An ad hoc seminar organized by CESNUR (Center for Studies of New Religions), Circolo Sociale di Biella, Associazione L’Uomo e l’Arte, and ESSWE (European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism). Papers will be accepted about spiritualist painters, sculptors, architects (but not authors of literary works or films), with a preference for those claiming that the spirits actually guided them while they produced their artistic works.
Location:Biella, Italy
Date(s):May 08, 2015 -to- May 09, 2015
Read more 
   
XXI World Congress of International Association for the History of Religions August 23, 2015 -to- August 29, 2015
The organizers of the XXI IAHR World Congress invite contributions from all disciplines of religious studies and related fields of research to allow for broad, interdisciplinary discussion of the Congress topic.
Location:Erfurt, Germany
Date(s):August 23, 2015 -to- August 29, 2015
Read more 
   
spcr
spcr spcr bg-rb
spcr