Carlos Alvarado Presents Brief History of Mediumship at PF International Mediumship Conference

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In 2005 the Parapsychology Foundation held an international conference in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA called “The Study of Mediumship: International Perspectives.” The conference took place over two days at the end of January and included an international group of speakers and a large audience of scientists and mediums. Part 1 is a talk given by then PF staff member (now PF Research Fellow) Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado and covers the history of mediumship research up to that point. The Question and Answer period was also filmed.

An introduction to Mrs. Eileen Coly, then President of the Parapsychology Foundation, was given her daughter, Lisette Coly, who is now President, followed by an introduction to the conference by Ms. Coly, and Dr. Alvarado’s presentation.

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Published on November 19, 2017