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Dr. Nicholas Campion

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Nicholas Campion is Associate Professor in Cosmology and Culture, and Principal Lecturer in the Institute of Education and Humanities at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He is Programme Director of the distance learning MAs in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology, and Ecology and Spirituality, programmes which deal respectively with our place in the universe and on our planet. He is also Director of the Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture, the only academic Centre in the world to deal with cultural relationships with the sky and the cosmos, and The Harmony Institute. His own publications include The Great Year: Astrology, Millenarianism and History in the Western Tradition (London: Penguin, 1994), the two-volume History of Western Astrology (London: Bloomsbury 2008/9), Astrology and Cosmology in the World’s Religions (New York: New York University Press, 2012) and Astrology and Popular Religion in the Modern West: Prophecy, Cosmology and the New Age Movement (London: Routledge, 2012). The New Age in the Modern West: Counter-Culture, Utopia and Prophecy from the late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day (London: Bloomsbury 2015). He is the editor of Culture and Cosmos, the journal on the history of cultural astronomy and astrology. His current projects include the six-volume Cultural History of the Universe (Bloomsbury, forthcoming), for which he is General Editor, together with Richard Dunn of the Science Museum in London.

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