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Books of Magic – Words of Magic – Cultures of Magical Knowledge from Antiquity to Modern Times Internationale kulturwissenschaftliche Tagung Leipzig, 14. –16. September 2017 Theologische Fakultät Looks to be a great conference, filled with presentations on ancient Egypt but also much more! rough translation of an excerpt of the...
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Call For Papers SPECTERS, HAUNTINGS, PRESENCES Northwestern University Department of Religious Studies Graduate Conference October 7-9, 2016 The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites graduate student papers for a conference on “Specters, Hauntings, Presences,” to be held in Evanston, Illinois on October 7-9, 2016. Deadline extended – We request...
Sonja Gerke, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz The ancient Egyptian Griffin The mythical creature, that is known to us today as ‘griffin’ – a hybrid of feline body and bird’s head – overlooks a history of altogether five thousand years and was known and formed by many different cultures and cultural thoughts....
Panagiotis Kousoulis, University of the Aegean Rebellious identities and demonic diversity: Name vs. function of the msw-bdSw and the Apopian associates A central issue in the study of the ancient Egyptian demonic discourse is the variety of forms and names in which the unseen intervenes and is recognized. These manifestations...
Check out our line-up of speakers for the ‘Demon Things’ conference 2016! We will be releasing their abstracts in the next few weeks too.  ...
  Demon Things: Ancient Egyptian Manifestations of Liminal Entities 21-24 March, 2016 at Swansea University and The Egypt Centre, Wales, UK   This international conference explores the range and variation of liminal entities the Ancient Egyptians believed capable of harm and help from the Predynastic through the Coptic periods. While...
The Jagellonian University in Poland has issued a call for papers related to Magical Texts in Ancient Civilisations. The deadline for abstract submission is March 15th. For more information please visit the blog of fellow demonologist Panagiotis Kousoulis. Updates on the conference will be found on http://www.psc.uj.edu.pl/index.php/pl/o_nas/wydarzenia/wydarzenia_2012/civilizations/....