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  • In view of the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, the conference "Subtle Energies - Explorations within Holistic Healing and Spirituality," which was scheduled for May 2021 in cooperation with the Department for Religious Studies, has been postponed to 28-30 April 2022. For further information, please visit the homepage.
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New Publications

  • Lukas Pokorny:
    1. and Franz Winter, eds. The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
    2. "The Theosophical Maitreya: On Benjamin Creme's Millenarianism." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, ed. The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 195–220.
    3. and Franz Winter. "Introductory Remarks." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, ed. The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1–12.
  • Hans Gerald Hödl. "African and Amerindian Spirits: A Note on the Influence of Nineteenth-Century Spiritism and Spiritualism on Afro and African-American Religions." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, ed. The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 319–344.
  • Magdalena Kraler. "Tracing Vivekananda's Prāṇa and Ākāśa: The Yogavāsiṣṭha and Rama Prasad's Occult Science of Breath." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, ed. The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 373–397.
  • Dominic S. Zoehrer. "From Fluidum to Prāṇa: Reading Mesmerism Through Orientalist Lenses." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, ed. The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 85–110.
  • Human-Friedrich Unterrainer. and Lewis, A. J., Galbally, M., Schindler, A., eds. Addiction and Attachment. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA.
  • Marta Dominguez Diaz. "Sufism in Modern Morocco." In: Lloyd Ridgeon, ed., Routledge Handbook on Sufism. Abington and New York: Routledge, 2021, 487–500.