Quatuor Coronati Lodge: Our Next Meeting

Quatuor Coronati Lodge meets five times a year on the second Thursday in November (Installation); third Thursday in February; second Thursday in May; fourth Thursday in June; and second Thursday in September. Lodge meetings are usually held at Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen Street, London. 

Thursday, 10 September 2020 at 4.00 pm BST

The lecture will be posted to QC’s YouTube Channel and will be discussed in an online Zoom Q&A.
Nearer the date we will ask attendees to register for Zoom; those who do so will receive a web-link via email a few days before the event.

A copy of the delivery paper will be posted here around a month in advance.
Please note that this paper (and all other p
apers), are copyright QC/QCCC and should not be reproduced or circulated.

Questions and comments on the paper can be submitted in advance by email to editor@quatuorcoronati.com.


QC Lodge & Western Esotericism c.1900
Professor Henrik Bogdan

The Speaker

Henrik Bogdan (b. 1972) is Professor in Religious Studies at the University of Gothenburg. His main areas of research are alternative forms of religion, including Western esotericism, New Religious Movements, and Secret/Initiatory Societies. Professor Bogdan is a member of the Department Council at the Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion (LIR), as well as a postgraduate education coordinator for Religious Studies at LIR.

He is the author of Western Esotericism and Rituals of Initiation (2007), published in a French translation, Ésoterism Occidental et Rituels d’Initiation (Arché, 2010); and has edited several publications, including Brother Curwen: Brother Crowley: A Correspondence (Teitan Press, 2010), Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism (Oxford University Press, 2012); Occultism in a Global Perspective (Acumen / Routledge 2013); Sexuality and New Religious Movements (Palgrave, 2014); Handbook of Freemasonry (Brill, 2014), and Western Esotericism in Scandinavia (Brill, 2016).

Professor Bogdan is also editor of the book series ‘Oxford Studies in Western Esotericism’ (Oxford University Press), as well as co-editor of the book series ‘Palgrave Studies in New Religions and Alternative Spiritualities’ (Palgrave Macmillan). He has been the Secretary of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE) since 2016.


A Summons will not be circulated to members of QCCC in respect of this Meeting.

We usually look forward to welcoming members of QCCC to all our meetings and encourage everyone to stay to dine and chat informally with the speaker and members of the Lodge.  On this occasion we hope you will join us online.

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