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Tuesday Talks at the Sir Arhur Conan Doyle Centre

Tuesday Talks

The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre hosts informative talks every Tuesday evening. We provide a platform for the world’s leading thinkers and philosophers to share their ideas with our community. We host weekly online talks streamed through ZOOM.

Tickets are £5.

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WINTER PROGRAMME 2021

 

12/01/21  ‘Teaching the Superhumanities: Notes from the Field’ by Dr Jeffrey J. Kripal

 

19/01/21 ‘Mysticism, Spirituality and Everyday Life’ by Professor Lance Butler

 

26/01/21 ‘Death, Near-death, DMT & Discarnate Entities’ by Dr David Luke

 

02/02/21 ‘How The Infant Brain Provides Insight Into Human Spiritual Experience’

by Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

 

09/02/21 ‘Medicine, Mediumship and Messages from Beyond’ by Dr Ian Rubenstein

 

16/02/21 ‘What Can We Learn From Spontaneous Cases of Paranormal Experiences?’ by Professor Chris Roe

 

23/02/21 ‘The Scientific Resurrection of Magic’ by Professor Dean Radin

 

02/03/21 ‘The Study of Paranormal Mechanics’ by Stephen Mera

 

09/03/21 ‘The Physics of Consciousness and Survival’ by Professor Bernard Carr

 

16/03/21  Lance Butler in Conversation with Dr Bernardo Kastrup

 

23/03/21 ‘Trance Mediumship, Magic and the Mystical Qabalah of Dion Fortune‘ by Dr Steven Critchley

 

30/03/21 ‘The Matter with Things’ by Dr Iain McGilchrist

 

 

Confirmed Speakers

Jeffrey Kripal gives a live Tuesday Talk at the SIr Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

12th January 2021. ‘Teaching the Superhumanities: Notes from the Field’ by Dr Jeffrey J. Kripal. 7.30pm. £5.

Our Tuesday Talks Winter Season premiers with a presentation by Dr Jeffrey J. Kripal, author of The Flip. Jeff will be talking about his latest project, on the “superhumanities,” his term for taking seriously the unusual, transcendent, extreme, or “super” experiences of intellectuals

Professor Lance Butler is the Chiar of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

19th January 2021. ‘Mysticism, Spirituality and Everyday Life’ by Professor Lance Butler. 7.30pm. £5.

Mysticism seems to involve rare and remote experiences; spirituality is usually felt to be a special and esoteric zone on the fringes or our lives. But if they are the areas where we connect to a universal consciousness perhaps they are more available in everyday life than we think.

Professor Lance Butler is the Chiar of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

26th January 2021. ‘Death, Near-Death, DMT & Discarnate Entities’ by Dr David Luke. 7.30pm. £5

This talk discusses both the scientific and the mystical understanding of people’s experiences of visionary encounters with discarnate beings, especially those arising through the ingestion of the powerful psychedelic DMT.

Professor Lance Butler is the Chiar of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

2nd February 2021. ‘How The Infant Brain Provides Insight Into Human Spiritual Experience’ by Dr Suzanne Zeedyk. 7.30pm. £5.

Infant Psychologist and Research Scientist, Dr Suzanne Zeedyk presents a discussion of our innate capacity for connection in relation to spiritual experience. She suggests spirituality is a relational, rather than individualistic, phenomenon precisely because humans are physiologically wired for relationality.

Professor Lance Butler is the Chiar of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

9th February 2021. ‘Medicine, Mediumship and Messages from Beyond’ by Dr Ian Rubenstein. 7.30pm. £5.

Dr Ian Rubenstein (GP) presents his experience of trying to reconcile mediumship with medicine. Discover why he was forced to confront the possibility of an afterlife when one morning he received his dead grandfather as a visitor to his practice.

Professor Chris Roe discusses recent developments in parapsychology at the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

16th February 2021. ‘What Can We Learn From Spontaneous Cases of Paranormal Experiences?’ by Professor Chris Roe. 7.30pm. £5.

In this talk Chris Roe explores what can be learned from accounts of spontaneous paranormal cases, drawing in particular on research that’s been conducted at the University of Northampton.

Professor Lance Butler is the Chiar of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

23rd February 2021. ‘The Scientific Resurrection of Magic’ by Professor Dean Radin. 7.30pm. £5.

Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Dean Radin provides commentary on the apparent shift from scientific materialism as an appropriate ontology for considering subjects such as consciousness, near-death phenomena, mystical experience and magic. Radin reviews the scientific evidence for real magic and discusses the consequences of a resurrection of magic in an age of science.

Professor Lance Butler is the Chiar of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

2nd March 2021. ‘The Study of Paranormal Mechanics’ by Steve Mera. 7.30pm. £5.

Investigative researcher and author, Steve Mera presents what he believes to be the mechanics of paranormal activity based on decades of research. In this lecture, Mera will present facts and evidence gathered in his extensive research which provides a framework for future, advanced studies into  paranormal phenomenon.

Professor Lance Butler is the Chiar of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

9th March 2021. ‘The Physics of Consciousness and Survival’ by Professor Bernard Carr. 7.30pm. £5.

More details coming soon.

 

Professor Lance Butler is the Chiar of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

16th March 2021. Lance Butler in Conversation with Dr Bernardo Kastrup. 7.30pm. £5.

A discussion of the exciting new possibilities in philosophy and the door that now seems to have opened between serious ontology on the one hand and the spiritual and paranormal on the other. Bernardo Kastrup interviewed by Lance Butler.

Mediumship Demonstration

23rd March 2021. ‘Trance Mediumship, Magic and the Mystical Qabalah of Dion Fortune’ by Dr Steven Critchley. 7.30pm. £5.

In this talk Steven will discuss aspects of the trance mediumship of Dion Fortune, her teachings on magic and her methods of teaching the Mystical Qabalah.

Dr Iain McGilchrist talks about the negative impact of extreme reductionism at the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

30th March 2021. ‘The Matter with Things’ by Dr Iain McGilchrist. 7.30pm. £5.

A discussion with Dr Iain McGilchrist and Lance Butler exploring aspects of Iain’s forthcoming book.

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