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Friday, March 27, 2015
Masonic Secrets Revealed???
Secrets Revealed: Freemasonry and the Conspiracy Theories it Evokes
On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the Institute for Masonic Studies and the History Department at the University of California, Los Angeles will host the 4th International Conference on Freemasonry, bringing together a panel of prominent Masonic scholars covering Freemasonry and conspiracy theories. You will have the opportunity to learn from renowned historians and interact with Masonic experts. Open to the public, this event seeks to educate and inspire scholars of the craft.
This year's presentations will include:
The Origins of the Masonic Conspiracy in the Eighteenth Century / Margaret Jacob, Ph.D. / Distinguished Professor of History, UCLA
Freemasonry and Conspiracy Theories in the Hispanic World / Maria Eugenia Vazquez-Semadeni, Ph.D. / Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA
Lodges and Lyceums, Freemasonry and Free Grace: The Contest for Intellectual and Religious Authority in Massachusetts during the 1820s and 1830s/Robert Gross, Ph.D. / The James L. & Shirley A. Draper Professor of Early American History, University of Connecticut
Myth and Conspiracy: The Strange Bedfellows of Masonic and Anti-Masonic Culture / Adam Kendall / Collections Manager, Henry Wilson Coil Library and Museum of Freemasonry
Freemasonry in the Context of Contemporary Conspiracy Theories / Michael Barkun, Ph.D. / Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Syracuse University
Event DetailsDate: Saturday, March 21, 2015 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: Faculty Center at the University of California, Los Angeles
Attire: Business casual (jacket; no tie)
Registration: The registration fee for the 4th International Conference is $15. An optional catered lunch at the UCLA Faculty Club may be purchased for an additional $33. The catered lunch must be purchased in advance. In person, on-site registration for the conference will be available on the day of the event.
Webcast: The full Conference will be accessible via a live Ustream broadcast from anywhere in the world. Advance reservation and payment is required.
The 4th International Conference is co-sponsored by the Grand Lodge of California's Institute for Masonic Studies and the History Department of the University of California, Los Angeles.