GHOST at the ENSIE Conference

Two members of the GHOST team, Marinos Sariyannis and Dimitris Giagtzoglou, participate with papers in a conference on "Islamic Esotericism in Global Contexts", organized by the European Network for the Study of Islam and Esotericism (ENSIE), on December 3-5, 2020 (online at Zoom): http://ensie.site/2020conference.html

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International workshop “Nature and the supernatural in Ottoman culture”, Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey, 14-15 December 2019.

https://www.academia.edu/41268246/Nature_and_the_supernatural_in_Ottoman_culture https://djinns.hypotheses.org/1387 From the point of view of cultural history, one may describe reality as a continuum, ranging from tangible objects to natural phenomena, from things of everyday experience to things felt but unseen, up to things (commonly) unfelt and unseen but, nevertheless, considered to exist. All these categories are divided by most human cultures into different spheres, some explicable, some ordinary, but with causes unattainable for the human intellect, and some completely inexplicable as pertaining solely to the will and actions of a supreme being. We name these spheres, whose borders and extent shift in history (e.g. through a…

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