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ONLINE 16 April: ESOGEN Workshop – Esotericism, Gender, and Sexuality

*A new date is set for this workshop: 16th of April 2021. In light of Covid-19 the event will be held online* The “ESOGEN Workshop: Esotericism, Gender, and Sexuality” will feature a keynote lecture by Professor Christine Ferguson (University of Stirling) The call for papers is closed. More information about the ESOGEN Network and the…

Visit our Master’s Open Day 18 February!

Looking for the next step after your Bachelor’s? Come to the next UvA Master’s Day and discover our interesting Master’s Programmes! On 18 February the Faculty of Humanities will present all the Master’s programmes and Research Master’s programmes during the Master’s Open Day. The programmes of History of Hermetic Philosophy are part of Religious Studies….

New Collaboration: The Secret History of Western Esotericism Podcast!

One more good reason to study Western Esotericism at the HHP Centre in Amsterdam! We are happy to announce a new collaboration with the Secret History of Western Esotericism Podcast (SHWEP). From now on HHP staff and students will have a free subscription to SHWEP. SHWEP is a weekly podcast series exploring cutting-edge academic research…

2 New UD’s at the HHP center!

The HHP center is delighted to announce that two new UD’s will be joining the HHP center early this spring! Liana Saif will be joining as the new assistent professor in the History of Western Esotericism in The Middle Ages, and Dylan Burns will be joining as the new assistent professor in the History of…

Master’s week

Looking for the next step after your Bachelor’s? Come to the next UvA Master’s Week and discover our interesting Master’s Program! In November the Faculty of Humanities will present all the Master’s programs and Research Master’s programs during the Master’s week. The presentation of the programs of Religious studies, of which History of Hermetic Philosophy…

Lecture on “Theosophy in Bengal” 20 October 2020, by Mriganka Mukhopadhyay

Mriganka Mukhopadhyay, PhD candidate at HHP, will speak at the University of Lausanne on Tuesday 20 October, 16:15-18:00, on “Theosophy in Bengal: Organisation, Individuals, and Ideas”. Mriganka studied History at Kolkata and New Delhi before beginning his doctoral research in the field of Western Esotericism in Amsterdam. He is interested in the intellectual and cultural…

“Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium”

Exhibition: Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium On Thursday 10th September the exhibition “Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium” will open at the Drawing Room. The opening (originally scheduled in March) had been postponed due to the Corona virus pandemic. Marco Pasi, associate professor at HHP, is co-curating this exhibition, together…