Conference Papers and Lectures


  • Rimbach-Sator, F. (November 27, 2020). "Selbst-Experimente mit religiösen Erlebnissen in autobiographischer Narration", Research Seminar of the Institute for the Science of Religion, University of Bern.

  • Rimbach-Sator, F. (December 13, 2019). “Experimenting 'is the only teacher we have'”, Research Seminar of the Institute for the Science of Religion, University of Bern.

  • Van Rijn, B. (October 25, 2019). “The Experimental Culture of Animal Magnetism”, Research Seminar of the Institute for the Science of Religion, University of Bern.

  • Schlieter, J., Rimbach-Sator, F., & Van Rijn, B. (July 3, 2019). “Experiments with Experience: Spiritual Practice as Scientific Experimentation”, Western Esotericism and Consciousness: Visions, Voices, Altered States, ESSWE, University of Amsterdam.

  • Schlieter, J., Rimbach-Sator, F., & Van Rijn, B. (June 26, 2019). “Experiments with Experience: Spiritual Practice as Scientific Experimentation”, Religion – Continuations and Disruptions, EASR, University of Tartu. 

  • Schlieter, J.  (April 17, 2019). “Experiments with Experience: Spiritual Practice as Experimentation in (Neo-)Yoga and (Neo-)Buddhism”, South Asia Institute, University of Texas at Austin.


  • Kickoff Workshop: “Experiments with Experience” (March 29-30, 2019). University of Bern. 





Experiments with Experience Lectures


  • Deslippe, P. (January 24, 2020). The Practice and Experience of Face-Gazing in Yogi Bhajan's Kundalini Yoga”, Experiments with Experience Lecture, University of Bern.

  • Licha, S. K. (November 12, 2019). “Die Entdeckung des Geistes: der Erfahrungsbegriff im modernen japanischen Buddhismus”, Experiments with Experience Lecture, University of Bern.