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About easprem

Scholar of religion, science, and all things esoteric. Based in Santa Barbara.

Submissions open for Correspondences vol. 1.2

The new Correspondences journal is currently receiving submissions for its second issue (to appear in December). This would be a good opportunity for students and researchers of contemporary esotericism to get some papers published. Correspondences being an open-access online journal, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Heterodoxology:
The rumour already broke yesterday on Twitter and Facebook (a bit earlier than planned, I think), that a new journal is being launched: Correspondences: An Online Journal for the Academic Study of Western Esotericism. This is…

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Cyberproceedings taking shape

It is already two months since the 1st International Conference on Contemporary Esotericism in Stockholm was concluded. Today, we upload the first installment of the cyberproceedings from the event. You can find a new link to “cyberproceedings” in the top … Continue reading

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ContERN session at ESSWE4 next year: CAM, conspiracy culture, and contemporary esotericism

ContERN  will arrange special sessions at ESSWE4, which will be held at University of Gothenburg on  June 26-29, 2013. We are particularly interested in papers dealing with esotericism, CAM (complimentary and alternative medicine), and  conspiracy culture, but other themes related to … Continue reading

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Reviews of the 1st International Conference on Contemporary Esotericism

The 1st International Conference on Contemporary Esotericism, which took place at Stockholm University on August 27-29 2012, was the launching event of the ContERN network. A few reviews of the conference have been published over the month that has passed. … Continue reading

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Welcome to ContERN’s web portal

Here we are building the web portal of the Contemporary Esotericism Research Network (ContERN). The site is under construction. Meanwhile, do check out our Google group for  news and communication. For the website of our mother organisation, the European Society … Continue reading

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