New publications

- Andrea Kroon/Audrey Wagtberg Hansen, Geheim Den Haag. Vrijmetselaarstempels en andere esoterische gebouwen in Den Haag rond 1900, De Nieuwe Haagsche, Den Haag 2011. Guide to masonic temples and other esoteric locations in the city of The Hague, the Netherlands, around 1900.

- Dr Ann Pilcher-Dayton, The Social Impact of Women's Freemasonry in England, 1903-1935, dissertation University of Sheffield (History), 2011.

- Manuel de Paz Sánchez, Masons in the Atlantic, 3 Vol, Editions Idea, Library Square and Compass (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), 2009-2010. Collection of essays on the history of freemasonry on the Canary Islands, includes biographies.

Online resources

An up to date list of English Constitution erased lodges is now available on the website of the Library and Museum of Freemasonry in London as pdf file.

The Library and Museum has also completed a survey of the whereabouts and types of material relating to freemasonry held by record offices around the country. The survey is available on line at: http://www.freemasonry.london.museum/resources/information-leaflets/


- The Fifth Conference of the Association for the Study of Esotericism and Mysticism (ASEM) will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia on December 2-5, 2011. The conference theme is History and Discourse: Historical and Philosophical Aspects of the Study of Esotericism and Mysticism. The keynote speaker will be Professor Dr Wouter Hanegraaff from the University of Amsterdam. For more information about the call for papers please follow the link: http://asem.ucoz.org/index/call_for_papers_2011/0-31.

- Coinciding with the 130 anniversary of the creation of the National Grand Lodge of Romania (MLNR) the Romanian Institute for the Study of Freemasonry organizes an international conference on the theme: 'Freemasonry and Fraternalism under authoritarian regimes / dictatorships of the twentieth century', 15-18 September 2011 in Bucharest (Romania). Info: http://www.irsmf.ro/. Contact: Sorin Antohi, sorin.n.antohi@gmail.com.


Lecture series

- 'All’Oriente d’Italia. Unità, Massoneria e Saperi tradizionali', lecture series until 25 May 2011, Museo del Risorgimento, Milan, Italy, in cooperation with Università degli Studi di Milano (Dipartimento di Filosofia). Information: c.museorisorgimento@comune.milano.it

- 'História da maçonaria: Maçonaria e Política', lecture series until 20 Juni 2011, Centro de História da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. Information: centro.historia@fl.ul.pt.