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Amityville, Astral Projection and Shining Eyes: The Amazing Alex Tanous

London Fortean Society in association with Conway Hall presents: Amityville, Astral Projection and Shining Eyes: The Amazing Alex Tanous £5 ( Tickets ) Monday 5 October 2015 7.30pm Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL Tube: Holborn / Directions.  Facebook event page Dr Alex Tanous was well known in the USA for his remarkable psychic gifts. He claimed to be able to leave his body at will and travel in the astral form, project light from his eyes, interact with ghosts, and made many remarkable predictions. Recently, the forgotten work of his field investigations into ghosts and hauntings with the late Dr Karlis Osis have been recovered and pieced back together as far as possible, demonstrating some remarkable first hand experiences – including the investigation of the Amityville House.  All this will be discussed and so much more. Including Steve Parsons and Callum Cooper’s new project on ‘sound and the paranormal’ Callum Cooper is a chartered psychologist

Satanic Ritual Abuse and False Memories

7.45pm Thursday 24 September 2015 £4 / £2 concessions Advanced tickets The Bell , 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Train & Tube: Liverpool Street. Tube: Aldgate, Aldgate East Facebook page In the 1990s Britain and America were shaken by allegations that Satanic cults were conducting horrific abuse on babies, children and teenagers, and that young women were “brood mares” for babies that were then killed in Satanic rituals.  Professor Emeritus Jean La Fontaine of LSE wrote Speak of the Devil: Tales of Satanic Abuse in Contemporary England , which appeared to bring an end to the moral panic that had dominated the media – but which has sprung up again this year in north London.  Professor Chris French of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit , Goldsmiths College, is a world expert on false memories – how and why people can be made to believe they have had entirely fictional experiences, including ritual sexual abuse.  Together they examine how such spurious st