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Call for Papers: Consciously Illicit - Transgression in Western Esotericism (6-7 June 2018, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic)

2017-12-20 20:36 | ESSWE admin (Administrator)

On the 6-7 June 2018 the Faculty of Arts, Religious Studies Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic will organize a conference on the topic of Western Esotericism. The title is “Consciously Illicit: Transgression in Western Esotericism”. The themes of the conference will address the breaking of taboos and the transgression of social and religious boundaries by part of dissident groups and individuals within the field of Western Esotericism. This will include researching their practices, beliefs, traditions, self-perception and how they relate and conflict with societal and religious norms. Finally, it will also address the interpretations of taboo violation in relation to the various historical eras.

Abstract submission deadline: 31 January 2018

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