Monday, 24 October 2011

Call for Papers: Paranthropology Vol. 3 No. 1 (January 2012)

Submissions are now open for the January 2012 issue of "Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal" (Vol. 3 No. 1). Articles can be on any topic relating to:

Paranormal/Supernatural/Spiritual/Religious belief/experience
Magic, Parapsychology, Afterlife Research, etc.
Mediumship, Shamanism, Occultism, etc.
Psychedelic experience
Extraordinary encounters in the field (particularly focussing on the ethnographic interpretation and presentation of extraordinary experiences)
General issues in the anthropology of consciousness and experience... Amongst others...

Although anthropological and ethnographic approaches are central to the journal, we also welcome contributions from other disciplines including folklore, history, sociology, psychology, parapsychology and indeed any discipline which has an interesting contribution to make.

If you have an idea for an article that you think would be suitable for the publication, or have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the editor via

Articles should be written in an academic, though accessible style, and should utilise the Harvard referencing system (for information visit All articles should be submitted no later than December 15th so that they have enough time to go through the peer-review process.

I hope to hear from some of you soon.

Jack Hunter (editor)


Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Paranthropology Vol. 2 No. 4 (October 2011) Now Available to Download

The October 2011 issue of Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal is now available to download for free from the following addresses:

Direct download:
Paranthropology website:

The journal should be available to purchase as a print magazine in 2 weeks time, details are available

This issue features articles from Dr. Lee Wilson, Prof. David E. Young, Dr. Christel Mattheeuws, Andrew Lang, Dr. Mark A. Schroll, Dr. Henry Dosedla, Dr. William Rowlandson, Dr. David Luke & Eileen J. Garrett.

I hope you enjoy it.

Sunday, 31 July 2011

Paranthropology Now Available in Print

"Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal" Vol. 2 No. 2 is now available to purchase as a physical print copy. Click on the link below to find out more:

I received my copy in the post and am very happy with the way it has come out.

You can still download the journal for free from

Submissions are also open for the October 2011 issue. Don't hesitate to get in touch via if you have an idea for a contribution.

Friday, 22 April 2011

Nice Article about Paranthropology on Reality Sandwich

There's a nice article about Paranthropology on the Reality Sandwich website, check it out:

Monday, 11 April 2011

Paranthropology Vol. 2 No. 2 - "Psi and the Psychedelic Experience"

Hi All,

I hope you are well. Here is the link to the latest issue of
Paranthropology, which features articles from Andy Roberts, David Luke,
Jean Millay, Mark A. Schroll, Robert M. Schoch and others. It can be
downloaded directly from the link below:

I hope you enjoy this latest issue.

Comments and suggestions would be more than welcome.

All the best.

Jack Hunter

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Parapsychological Association Conference - Call for Papers

54th Annual Parapsychological Association Convention
Curitiba, Brazil
August 18-21, 2011
The 54th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association (PA) will be held from Thursday August 18th, through Sunday August 21st, 2011, in Curitiba, Brazil.
The deadline for the receipt of all submissions is Monday April 11, 2011. Submissions received after this date will be considered only in exceptional circumstances. Abstracts of all accepted submissions other than workshops will be included in the convention booklet, provided that they are received before the deadline.

All submissions to the 2011 PA convention, except proposed workshops, must be submitted electronically. They should be emailed as attachments, to the chair of the Program Committee, Dr. Marios Kittenis, at Authors who are not online or who for some other reason cannot meet these requirements should contact Marios prior to submission, either by mail: c/o Dr Marios Kittenis, Psychology, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK or by phone: +44 121 204 3000 ext. 4318.