Upcoming Talks and Lectures
Currently I’m signed up for the following talks for 2014:
On 11 March I’ll be giving a talk on Swedenborg and his influence on William Blake as part of the Camden School for Girls Tea-Time Masterclass series. I’m not sure if this is open to the public but if you are interested contact me here. Recently I have done some talks for students; in January I had the pleasure of the addressing the Sophia Society at Eton on the philosophy of Hermeticism.
On 9 May I’ll be speaking about “The Spirit at the Turn of the Twentieth Century” as part of a symposium on the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint being held at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art near Copenhagen in Denmark. Last year I participated in a similar symposium at the Moderna Mussett in Stockholm.
On 12-14 June I’ll be taking part in the Engelsberg Seminar on religion as “individual experience and collective history” being put on by the Ax:son Johnson Foundation in Stockholm. Details to follow.
On 19 June I’l be launching my new book, Aleister Crowley: Magick, Rock and Roll, and the Wickedest Man in the World at Treadwells Book shop in London. Join the party if you can. Details here.
On 26 June I’ll be speaking about the work of Colin Wilson to the Fortean Society. 26 June would have been Wilson’s 83rd birthday and I’m honored to have an opportunity to talk about his ideas. Details here.
On 4-6 July I’ll be speaking on Jung, Hermeticism and probably a lot of other things at the Eternal Knowledge Festival, to be held at the Purley Chase Conference Center in Warwickshire. Here’s the website.
On 14 October I’ll be saying a few words in honour of Colin Wilson at a memorial service for him at St. James Church in Piccadilly. Details here.
On 25 October I’ll be speaking on the artist Hilma af Klint as part of a conference on art and the esoteric sponsored by Fulgur Press and to be held at the Warburg Institute in London. Here are the details.
On 11 December I’ll be talking about the occult interests of Sax Rohmer, creator of the insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, with Phil Baker and Anthony Clayton at the Kensington Central Library. Details here.