Dave Evans has announced the imminent publication of the second issue of the Journal For The Academic Study Of Magic.

Issue 2 includes pieces on Kenneth Grant, Lovecraftian Magick and the text of “4 Glasses of Water”, the talk given by Ramsey Dukes/Lionel Snell at Occulture 2003.

Expect a review of the Journal on this site soon…

Call for Papers:

Issue 3 of the JSM, due to appear in Spring 2005, is seeking contributions. Scholarly articles about any aspect of magic/occultism are welcome, up to 8000 words, in English. Email submission o­nly, as Rich Text Format documents in Harvard Citation Style. Full submission details, an outline style guide and some advice o­n whether your topic is suitable for our Journal can be found here www.sasm.co.uk

Deadline for submissions Midday GMT (British, Greenwich Mean Time) 31st October 2004, with early submissions welcome.

New Issue out:

It is with great pleasure that we also announce the imminent publication of Issue 2 of the JSM. This issue sees double the page count of the first issue; with many more articles and more book reviews than before. It can be ordered directly from Mandrake here www.mandrake.uk.net/books.htm for the cover price of 19.99 Pounds UK (which includes inland UK postage, for rest of the world additional postage rates apply) or from your local bookstore by using the ISBN and ISSN numbers which can be found here www.sasm.co.uk/jsm2contents.html , along with a full contents list. Academic Institutions can provide a purchase order, please contact Mandrake for details.

Website Changes:

We now have an academic o­nline discussion forum, which can be joined via the website address below. The purpose of this forum is to allow academics, pagans and other interested parties to engage in civilised discussion of relevant topics, to exchange information, ask questions of o­ne another and to publicise relevant conferences, courses etc. Please feel free to join up

Best wishes

dave evans
general editor, JSM
The Society for the Academic Study of Magic http://www.sasm.co.uk/index.html