It is clear that most of the cases of reincarnation type thoroughly investigated and reported originate in countries where belief in reincarnation is widespread, and the thousands of cases researched by the late Ian Stevenson are renowned. But he also wrote a book detailing a modest number of European cases, some of them complex and challenging. These, and some outstandingly interesting cases not forming part of his collection, will be summarised and discussed. The question of common factors and differences between cases from Asian and European countries will be one of the subjects aired.
The SPR at War: Psychical Research During and in the Aftermath of the First World War.
Like no other conflict before or since, the First World War has become firmly associated with the paranormal. But what role did the SPR play during this time? Dr Leo Ruickbie considers the activities of SPR members, including the investigation into the Angel of Mons.
What is 'ghost hunting'? Who does it and why? And perhaps, the question we all want answered, has anyone ever caught anything?