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November 23, 2017
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
Erlendur Haraldsson, a psychologist, has over two decades of experience behind him, having investigated some one hundred cases in the field. He worked closely with Ian Stevenson, M.D., of the University of Virginia, who began systematic studies of “cases of the reincarnation type,” but soon broke new ground with psychological studies of children who insist they remember episodes from past lives.
November 4, 2017
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
There is good evidence of a telepathic bond between humans and their companion animals, and cats are notorious for finding their way home using an unfamiliar route.  At the lower end of the biological spectrum, experiments suggest that mental influence from humans can have an effect on the collective behaviour and development of lesser life forms.
October 17, 2017
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY-BOOKED REPORTS OF THE US GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED PSI PROGRAM—1972-1995 During the Cold War, the U.S. government began investigation into claims of "psychic" abilities under laboratory conditions in hopes of realizing their intelligence applications. Best known by its last codename Stargate, it is the largest funded research program in the history of psi research receiving about $20 million in funding from 1972 to 1995. The Stargate Archives includes all final...
September 1, 2017
at DE VERE HORSLEY ESTATE
Registration is now closed. No further bookings are possible.
July 12, 2017
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
In the Autumn 2016 edition of the Paranormal Review there were various articles on animals and psi, among them one by Dr Zofia Weaver on materialisation by the Polish medium Franek Kluski of strange animals, birds and grotesque creatures, though at other times at séances with the same medium human figures would materialise and be recognised by sitters as their deceased loved ones, and interacting with them appropriately.
April 29, 2017
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
The study day will consider the general theme of the future of ghost hunting and how the SPR should adjust its role in light of the large number of amateur groups now involved. Many illustrious scientists brought their expertise to the field in the early days of the SPR but in the current media-driven age where are the scientists now? Who are the ghost hunters? What do they do and why? How can they improve their prospects of catching ghosts in the future? The contributors include several...
April 17, 2017
at DE VERE HORSLEY ESTATE
41st INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE DE VERE HORSLEY ESTATE, Ockham Road, East Horsley, Leatherhead, KT24 6DU 5 pm Friday 1st to 5 pm Sunday 3rd September 2017 FIRST NOTICE AND CALL FOR PAPERS
March 29, 2017
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
The autumn 2016 issue of the Paranormal Review made a feature of psi and animals, and the forthcoming discussion meeting will explore some of these fundamental aspects of biology.
March 9, 2017
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
Following her fourth year of successful, sell-out shows at The Edinburgh International Festival Fringe, Ann Treherne, Chair of The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, joins us to talk about this famous man of literature - and spiritualism.
February 2, 2017
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
Water can be seen to have been involved in some aspects of anomalous experiences since early civilisations. Various examples of scrying, and the witnessing of spiritual beings associated with water, often appear to relate to altered states of consciousness when interacting with water in some way. When we consider modern day research in parapsychology, there is no obvious link to water, except when the suggestion of the use of sensory deprivation via floatation tanks is casually raised. This...