Department for the Study of Religions

Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

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Conference Consciously Illicit:
Transgression in Western Esotericism

Brno, 6th-7th June 2018

The conference will research a particular aspect of the Western Esoteric Tradition, where groups or individuals are willing to violate or break taboos, transgressing social and religious boundaries or values as part of their practices and beliefs. We will investigate whether the followers of illicit esoteric practices consider themselves to be effectively dissident, whether they wish to keep their practices public, private and what their objectives and motivations are for transgressing.



Historical Network Research Conference

Brno, 11th-13th September 2018

The Historical Network Research group is pleased to announce its 5th annual conference. The Historical Network Research Conference seeks to foster historians’ awareness of the possibilities of network research and create opportunities for sharing cross- and multidisciplinary approaches to the networked past by bringing together historians, social scientists and computer scientists. 


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