Tim Rudbøg

Tim Rudbøg

Lektor ¿ forfremmelsesprogrammet

Centerleder Copenhagen Center for the Study of Theosophy and Esotericism (CCSTE)

Uddannelsesleder for Religionsvidenskab

Studienævnsrepræsentant for Religionsvidenskab

Head of Scandinavian Network for the Academic Study of Western Esotericism (SNASWE) 

 

Uddannelsesbaggrund / Educational background:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in History (Western esotericism) from the University of Exeter, UK
  • Adjunktpedagogikum (University teacher training)
  • Research Master of Arts (MA) in The History of Religions with Philosophy from the University of Copenhagen
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in The Science of Religion with Philosophy from the University of Copenhagen 

Fokus- og vejledningområder / Research Focus Areas

  • (1) The history of esotericism (mysticism, magic and occultism),
  • (2) H. P. Blavatsky and The Theosophical Society, 
  • (3) Modern religions,
  • (4) Theory and Method in the Study of Religions,
  • (5) The History of Ideas,
  • (6) The relation between Religion, Science and Philosophy,
  • (7) Indian religions and exchanges between East and West. 

Forskning pt. / Current research

H.P. Blavatsky's Theosophy, The Secret Doctrine, Evolution, knowledge boundaries (fem år: 2017-2022 / five year project 2017-2022)

Ph.d.- vejledning / PhD-supervision (2020-2023)

  • Bjarke Stanley Nielsen (Theosophy and Global History)
  • Samanta Viziale (Theosophy and Art) (co-supervised with prof. Massimo Leone, University of Torino)

Medlemsskaber og netværk /Memberships and network

  • European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE)
  • Scandinavian Network for the Academic Study of Western Esotericism (SNASWE)
  • Religionshistorisk Forening (web)
  • Dansk Selskab for Religionsvidenskab (DASR)
  • Occult South Asia Network (OSAN)
  • Esotericism and Aesthetics in The Nordic Countries (ESOSTETICS)

Undervisning / Teaching:

 Undervisning  2022/ Teaching 2022:

  • Esoteric traditions: across religion, science and philosophy in European history
  • Philosophy of Science (religion)
  • Nature, Humanity, and Global Perspectives in Modern Spirituality and Esotericism (with Kocku von Stuckrad and Sierra Humbert)

Undervisning  2021 / Teaching 2021:

  • Esoteric traditions: across religion, science and philosophy in European history
  • Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)
  • Nature, Humanity, and Global Perspectives in Modern Spirituality and Esotericism (with Kocku von Stuckrad and Bjarke Stanley Nielsen)

Undervisning  2020 / Teaching 2020:

  • Esoteric traditions: across religion, science and philosophy in European history
  • Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)

Undervisning  2019 / Teaching 2019: 

  • Esoteric traditions: across religion, science and philosophy in European history
  • Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)
  • Metoder i religionsforskningen / Methods in the Study of Religions (with Brian Arly Jacobsen)

Undervisning  2018 / Teaching 2018:

  • Esoteric traditions: across religion, science and philosophy in European history
  • Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)

Undervisning  2017 / Teaching 2017:

  • Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)
  • Western Esoteric Traditions: across religion, science and philosophy in European history
  • The New Spirituality and Modern Religious Crises: H. P. Blavatsky’s synthesis of ancient traditions and modern science 
  • History of Religions (Indian and esoteric traditions)

Undervisning  2016 / Teaching 2016:

  • Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)
  • Vestens esoteriske traditioner / Western Esotericism
  • Religionshistorie (antikken) / History of Religions (Antiquity)

Undervisning  2015 / Teaching 2015:

  • Forskningshistorie / Research History 
  • Intellektuel og religiøs traditionalisme / Intellectual and Religious Traditionalism
  • Religionshistorie (tilvalg) / History of Religions (BA elective)
  • Religionshistorie 1 (antikken) / History of Religions 1 (antiquity)
  • Opgavekursus / Academic writing

Undervisning  2014 / Teaching 2014:

  • Den teosofiske Bevægelse: dens historie og betydning / The Theosophical Movement: its history and significance
  • Religionshistorie I, Hold A / History of Religions I
  • Nye religioner og deres historiske rødder / New Religions and their historical roots
  • Tekst og Metode / Text and Method (with Catharina Raudvere)
  • Opgavekursus / Academic writing

 

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