Tuesday, March 27, 2018   7:00 AM

Free Download European Journal of Parapsychology

The European Journal of Parapsychology and all Research Letters publised by the Parapsychology Labaoratory at Utrecht University are no longer on-line available for free downloading. 


Thursday, April 13, 2017   9:25 AM

National attention for the archive of the famous Dutch clairvoyant Gerard Croiset

Stichting Het Johan Borgman Fonds (HJBF) has been working on collecting and indexing the collection of the history of parapsychology and spiritualism in the Netherlands since 2007, but we’ve never received as much as attention for a specific archive as we do now. The archive of the famous Dutch psychic, Gerard Croiset (1909-1980) has caught the attention of many. Croiset became world famous for his involvement in missing person cases and his collaboration with parapsychologist as prof. Wilhelm Tenhaeff and prof. Hans Bender. However, fame never last long and Gerard Croiset has disappeared from the collective memory in The Netherlands. Until now, a renewed interest in the persona of Gerard Croiset was sparked by a large article in the Dutch Newspaper NRC. Ever since the publication of this article we’ve been receiving phone calls from researchers. This interest has proved to us that collecting the archives of parapsychology and spiritualism in The Netherlands is valuable to historians.

See our website for more information: http://hetjohanborgmanfonds.nl/famous-dutch-psychic-gerard-croiset-spotlights/


Friday, January 27, 2017   4:00 PM

Unique healer footage

We've posted an original film of the dutch psychic Gerard Croiset on the Facebook Page of the HJBF. 
The video gives an impression of his healing practice of a young polio victim. You can see the video here:





Friday, July 29, 2016   7:48 AM

HJBF on Facebook

Recently at the Dutch Foundation ‘Het Johan Borgman Fonds’ (HJBF) we started a simple facebook page to show some of our daily activities at the office and present miscellaneous topics that might interest you and -now and then - bring you a smile for the day. See and enjoy:



We hope you like     us. 

Wednesday, October 7, 2015   4:20 AM

Free PDF of Book on Clinical Parapsychology

A PDF of the book Perspectives of Clinical Parapsychology: An Introductory Reader (Bunnik, 2012) is now freely available on the PA website, thanks to the generousity of the Dutch Foundation 'Het Johan Borgman Fonds' who waived all copyrights of the book in order to make it availlale for free to anyone interested in the topic of clinical parapsychology. 

For those who would like to purchase an original paper copy of the book, it is stiil available for the reduced price of only USD 29 (was USD 48.85). This price includes overseas airmail postage. Books will be sent form Germany. Please order through hoevelmann.communication@kmpx.de  

Last but not least we are grateful to Dr. John Reed who kindly digitized this book and make it available for free on his WISE WiKi website. On this website a huge load of interesting books and journals is available for free download. See:www.wisewiki.org 

DOWNLOAD: Perspectives of Clinical Parapsychology: An Introductory Reader

Wednesday, May 7, 2014   5:00 PM

Conference on Historical Archives of Parapsychology

From June 12 - 14th a conference will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands on preserving archives and historical collections of parapsychology and Spiritsm. PHCP 2014

There is no conference fee.

The conference is free of charge for speakers and observers and includes free lunches and outdoor activities such as a canal cruise through the famous Utrecht Canals.

For more information see: http://www.hetjohanborgmanfonds.nl

For information or participation e-mail: hjbfinfo@gmail.com

Monday, February 17, 2014   2:00 PM

Interesting article on historical collections

Wednesday, January 16, 2013   1:41 PM

Conference on historical aspects of Parapsychology in London

The conference 'Psychical Research and Parapsychology in the History of Medicine and the Sciences
' organized by Andreas Sommer is open for registration. It will be held at University College London on 25-27 January 2013.  Go to:http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cehp/chpd/current-phd-students/andreas-sommer

For an online interview discussing the histroy of Dutch parapsychology in relation to this conference see:

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