Since 1998, the Golden Dawn Research Center has worked to publish diverse perspectives on the Golden Dawn tradition, occultism, magical practices, mysticism and esotericism commonly known as the "Western Mystery Tradition."

The Center now expands its work, making quality research available on a wide variety of esoteric topics, with the inauguration of the

"Journal of the Golden Dawn Research Center"

The Golden Dawn Research Center is accepting submissions for research papers to be included in the inaugural issue of its Journal.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Esoteric traditions such as the Golden Dawn, Freemasonry, Rosicrucianism, Martinism, chivalric organizations, and Paganism
  • Ritual magical practices from organizations such as the Golden Dawn, the Aurum Solis, the Ordo Templi Orientis, etc.
  • Esotericism from earlier periods, such as alchemy, Hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, Gnosticism, Neoplatonism, the magical work of John Dee or the medieval grimoire traditions, and their re-emergence and relevancy to modern practices,
  • Theoretical, paedogogical, and methodological approaches to the study of the western mysteries,
  • The relation of the esotericism to orthodox and mainstream practices and society at large.

We welcome articles focusing on methodological and theoretical issues in relation to the contemporary study and practice of various western esoteric currents.

The Golden Dawn Research Center encourages an interdisciplinary approach and welcomes perspectives from the disciplines of religious studies, theology, anthropology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, history, political science, as well as active practitioners. Submissions are not limited to academics or professional scholars.

Please submit abstracts (approx. 200 words), Deadline for submissions is May 15, 2012 for inclusion in the inaugural issue of the Journal of the Golden Dawn Research Center. Submissions may be made using the contact link here.


Esoteric Order of the Golden Dawn