An international conference on Theosophical history will be held at 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA on Saturday and Sunday, 20-21 September 2014. The chair of the conference is Professor James Santucci, editor of the quarterly peer-reviewed journal “Theosophical History“ ( Any person may submit a paper to the Programme Committee on any aspect of the subject, including the relationship between Theosophy and the arts. Summaries of not more than 200 words should be sent by 8 May 2014 to the associate editor, Mr Leslie Price at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Conference participants will be responsible for their own travel, meals and accommodation but those presenting papers will be exempt from registration fees.

Visions of Enchantment 
Occultism, Spirituality & Visual Culture

An International Conference at the University of Cambridge, 17-18 March 2014.

This two-day conference is a collaboration between the Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge and the Arts University Bournemouth and is organised in association with the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE).

It seeks to investigate the formative role that occultism and spirituality have played in the creation of both Western and non-Western visual and material cultures. The conference aims to provide a stimulating platform for the presentation of innovative research in this field as well as to encourage dialogue and exchange between academics with a specific research interest in art and occultism.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Antoine Faivre (Sorbonne)
  • Professor M. E. Warlick (University of Denver)
  • Professor Emilie Savage-Smith (University of Oxford)
  • Dr Marco Pasi (University of Amsterdam)
  • Dr Sarah Victoria Turner (University of York)

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