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The Astrologer's Newsletter - March 2009

Sophia Centre News March 2009


Annual Conference

The Sophia Centre at the University of Wales, Lampeter, will be holding its annual conference from 6-7 June 2009, at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute, 16-19 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN. This year’s conference, entitled ‘Cosmologies’, will address the question ‘how do we human beings relate to the cosmos?’ from a variety of perspectives. The event will be chaired by Nicholas Campion, Liz Greene, Bernadette Brady and Patrick Curry.

Speakers include (subject to alteration): Ronald Hutton (University of Bristol), Peter Forshaw (University of Cambridge), Martin Gansten (Lund University), Mark Williams (University of Cambridge), Jane Ridder-Patrick (University of Edinburgh), Helen Jacobus (University of Manchester), Elizabeth Reichell (University of Wales, Lampeter), Lionel Sims (University of East London), Pauline Bambrey (University of Wales, Lampeter), Glenford Bishop (University of Wales, Lampeter), Martin Wells (University of Wales, Lampeter), Frances Clynes (University of Wales, Lampeter). The conference will include a roundtable discussion on ‘Culture and Cosmology: Developing Definitions and Methodologies Applicable to all Types of Cultures and Cosmologies.’

See the website for updated information and to book your place:

The Sophia Centre Press

The Sophia Centre is launching an academic press which will publish academic work within the field of cosmology in culture, from perspectives drawn from the arts, humanities and social sciences. Further information is available at: