San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This symposium will seek to explore the relationship between the sciences and Victorian mesmerism, psychical research and parapsychology.
This event has been kindly sponsored by the British Society for Literature and Science.
Prof. William Hughes (Bath Spa University) 'The Theatre of His Beastly Exhibitions': The Erotic Nature of Early Victorian Magnetism'
Andreas Sommer (UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines) 'Mesmerism, hypnotism and the formation of modern psychology in Germany'