ContERN Repository for Self-Archiving (CRESARCH)

CRESARCH is an archive of pre-print and post-print manuscripts related to contemporary esotericism, uploaded by their authors. Always make sure that you cite the final, published version whenever possible. Read our FAQ for further information.


Books and Anthologies

Dictionary of Contemporary Esotericism, edited by Egil Asprem. Brill, forthcoming. Collection of pre-prints.


Journal articles

Author. “Title”. Publication status in Journal. (pre-/post-print).

Asprem, Egil. “The Magical Theory of Politics: Meme Magic, the Cult of Kek, and How to Topple an Egregore.” Submitted to Nova Religio. Pre-print.


Book Chapters

Asprem, Egil. “On the Social Organisation of Rejected Knowledge: Reassessing the Sociology of the Occult.” Submitted to Western Esotericism and Deviance: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism, edited by Bernd-Christian Otto and Marco Pasi. Leiden: Brill, forthcoming. Pre-print.


Conference papers

Author. “Title”. Conference.


Working papers (not yet submitted)