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Occult Asia Workshop der Uni Wien

Carl Kellner Camp besucht die Tagung des Institutes für Religionswissenschaften der Universität Wien
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Occult Asia Workshop der Uni Wien

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23. Nov. 2018, 09:00
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Über die Veranstaltung

"Occult South Asia. From the 19th to the 21st century"

23 November 2018

9:00

Welcome Address and Acknowledgements

Panel 1: Entangled History and Comparative Approaches

9:15

The Grammar of Occultism: Studying Modern South Asia in the Context of an Entangled History of Esotericism

Mriganka Mukhapadhyay (University of Amsterdam)

10:00

Awakening India’s Shakti: Tantra and (Anti-)Modern Hindu Identity

Julian Strube (University of Heidelberg)

10:45

Coffee Break

11:15

Occult Currents and Mediums between the United States and South Asia

Philip Deslippe (University of California, Santa Barbara)

12:00

Going Against the Grain: Comparing Practices of Reversal in South Asian and Western Esotericism

Gordan Djurdjevic (Simon Fraser University)

12:45

Lunch Break

Panel 2: The Theosophical Society and Occultism in India

14:45

Universal Brotherhood in India: Globalizing the Theosophical Society

Tim Rudbøg (University of Copenhagen)

15:30

Blavatsky, Reincarnation, and India

Julie Chajes (Tel Aviv University)

16:15

Short Break

16:30

Discussion of Future Projects, Collaborations etc.

19:00

Joint Dinner

24 November 2018

Panel 3: Yoga

9:00

The Vedāntic Rājayoga of Śrī Sabhāpati Swāmī: Its History and Practice

Keith Cantu (University of California, Santa Barbara)

9:45

Yoga and the Quest for Occult Knowledge within Annie Besant’s Theosophy

Karl Baier (University of Vienna)

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

The Occult Side of Sri Aurobindo: Esoteric and Tantric Strands in the Teachings of a Twentieth- Century Yogin

Peter Heehs (Independent Scholar, Puducherry)

11:45

Lunchbreak

Panel 4: Postcolonial and Contemporary Developments

13:15

Desmond Dunne's "Insight School of Yoga": Between Occultism and Secularism

Magdalena Kraler (University of Vienna)

14:00

Dealing with Visible and Invisible Fruits: Astrology, Karman and Karmic Healing in North India

Caterina Guenzi (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Social (EHESS), Paris)

14:45

Closing Remarks by the Organizers, Farewell

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