Recent Grants made by the Urania Trust

2015

Spring

Kenneth Irving and Suitbert Ertel towards the costs of publishing a series of monographs based on a selection of Professor Ertel’s articles on Michel Gauquelin’s research on planetary effects.

The Alexandria iBase project as a contribution towards the development of the project.

Martin Gansten towards research costs of Sanskrit materials held by the Welcome Foundation in London.

2014

Autumn

Dr Vittoria Feola towards the publication costs of 'Antiquarianism & Science in Early Modern Urban Networks'.

Rebekah Hirsch towards the publication of 'Astrology & the 5 Character Types'.

The Astrological Lodge of London towards publishing a book setting out the history of the Lodge in honour of its centenary.

Spring

Barbara Dunn towards the costs of taking an MA course in Early Modern History at Exeter University.

Kepler College, Washington State, USA to maintain their subscription to Early English Books Online for five years.

The Astrology News Service towards the publication costs of 'Astrology Considered'.

2013

Autumn

Angela Voss and the University of Kent in support of their MA course in 'Myth, Cosmology & the Sacred'.

Spring

The Prometheus Trust towards the publication costs of 'The Chaldean Oracles'.

2012

Autumn

Ronnie Dreyer - towards her research costs while completing her MA thesis at Columbia University based on translating a 4th century Sanskrit text.

Spring

Benjamin Dykes of the Cazimi Press, Minneapolis - towards the cost of intensive language training in Arabic to make possible the translation and publication of Arabic texts that would not otherwise be available.

Lisa Mendes - towards the cost of editing and publishing her dissertation 'The Midnight Sun - in search of Astrology's dark roots'.

2011

Spring

Paul Wright – towards the costs of publishing a second edition of The Literary Zodiac.

Nicholas Campion & Darrelyn Gunzburg – towards the costs of organising a conference at Bristol university in October 2011 entitled Heavenly Discourses.

Jane Ridder-Patrick – towards her research expenses in connection with her PhD thesis, on the academic study of astrology at Scottish universities from 1560-1708.

2010

Spring

Patrick Curry – towards editing costs on Divination: Perspectives for a New Millenium

Autumn

Nicholas Campion – Towards the accommodation and travel costs of international speakers at the Sophia Centre conference to be held at the Bath Royal Scientific and Literary Assocation, Bath in July 2010.

The Prometheus Trust – towards the costs of publishing two further volumes in their Platonic Texts and Translations series.

Jane Ridder-Patrick – Research costs in connection with her PhD thesis, on the academic study of astrology at Scottish universities from 1560-1708.

2008

Autumn

Barbara Dunn – towards the publishing costs of Horary Astrology Re-examined.

Paul Wright – towards the publishing costs of A Scottish Book of Charts.

Roberta DeDoming – towards the publishing costs of Gerry Goddard’s book Transpersonal Theory.

Spring

The Astrological Lodge (London) – assistance with the costs of holding their 25th annual History of Astrology seminar.

2007

Autumn

Angela Voss – towards the costs of the University of Kent conference Divination and Dialogue to be held in October 2007.

Nicholas Campion – towards the publication costs of an issue of Cosmos and Culture dealing with papers given at the Warburg Institute conference on ancient astrology held in February 2007.

Spring

Ruth Clydesdale – towards research costs on Hermes, the Soul’s companion and on Marcilio Ficino & Astrology in Renaissance Florence.

Damian Rocks – towards research and publishing costs on The influence of astrology upon the work of Pablo Picasso and his close associates.