Founded in 1882, The SPR was the first society to conduct organised scholarly research into human experiences that challenge contemporary scientific models.

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8 Jun 2016 - 6:00pm

Proposed revival of Journal meetings.

Back in the 1960s, there was a series of fairly well-attended meetings for discussion of recent articles in the Journal. Now that we have our own meeting room available for extra activities there is to be a try-out meeting on Wednesday 8th June to see if this proposal appeals to sufficient numbers. If there is enough support, then such meetings would take place subsequently in May and November. We now have articles in the Paranormal Review to consider as well as those from the Journal, and, at this forthcoming meeting, the matters to be broached arise from the latest issues of both publications.

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Recent Publications

Ghostology: The Art of the Ghost Hunter, by Steven T Parsons

From the publisher’s website: Ghostology is simply the study of Ghosts. It is not just about ghost hunting, neither is it is about parapsychology.

The study of ghosts – Ghostology – is not trying to capture apparitions on camera, although that is sometimes a part of it. It is not trying to record the sounds and the voices of the deceased or of spirits, although that too is a part of it. Ghostology is the holistic study of a fascinating aspect of our humanity, a shared human experience that dates back to the earliest civilisations and is common to all of them.

Ghostology is not a “How to guide” for those seeking to investigate ghosts but it provides an up-to-date consideration and a discussion of the many methods and techniques that will prove helpful to anyone interested in the subject, for those who actively seek ghosts or who are merely interested in discovering more about this fascinating subject.

About the author

Steve Parsons is an Investigator & Researcher of Ghosts, Hauntings and related human experiences.

Author of numerous published articles and works on Ghosts, Ghost Hunting & related subjects, cited and referenced in many more!

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Ghostology. White Crow Books, November 2015. ISBN 978-1-910121-72-6