ÆCES (rhymes with "basis") is a non-profit organization dedicated to discerning and disseminating the most convincing evidence for the Survival of the human personality after the demise of the physical body. Special emphasis is placed on encouraging, supporting, and facilitating the work of researchers, writers, presenters, organizers, mediums, and others whose work promotes increased awareness of the afterlife. See the ÆCES mission statement here.
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"History shows that every intelligent man who has gone into this investigation, if he gave it adequate examination at all, has come out believing in spirits; this circumstance places the burden of proof on the shoulders of the skeptic."
– James H. Hyslop, Ph.D. professor of logic and ethics at Columbia University

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The Society for Psychical Research has issued a call for papers to be presented at its 40th annual international conference to be held September 2 - 4, 2016, at the University of Leeds in the U.K.

An Australian Afterlife Explorers Conference will be held at Byron Bay, NSW, on 13-14 January 2017. Immediately following at the same location there will be a conference on UFOs.

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Sally Morgan v. The Daily Mail
The legal implications of this libel case for mediums and Spiritualism.   For other articles and excerpts on topics related to Survival, see the AECES Documents Library.

  Featured Evidence

The Picture of Raymond Lodge
A renowned physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society lost a son in WWI. He and his family, in six sessions with three mediums, receive many messages convincing them that they were talking to his son.

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Sir William Crookes
An esteemed British physicist and chemist who ventured into psychical research in 1869, primarily to investigate mediumship. While he expected to discover fraud, Crookes came away from his investigations as a believer in mediumship and other psychic phenomena.

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At a Glance

May 2016
12-15 - Afterlife Awareness

June 2016
8-12 - Aspects of Consciousness
19-24 - Legacy of Cayce
19-24 - PA / SSE

July 2016
8-10 - Scientific and Medical Network

October 2016
28-30 - Mind, Body Spirit Expo

January 2017
13-14 - Australian Afterlife Explorers

The Top-10 Must-Read Books on Survival

The Articulate Dead:
They Brought the Spirit World Alive

The Hereafter Trilogy:
The Book That Removes All Doubt

Journey of Souls
Case Studies of Life Between Lives

The Conscious Universe
The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena

The Realities of Heaven
Fifty Spirits Describe Your Future Home

A Lawyer Presents the Case for the Afterlife:

Your Eternal Self

Exploring Reincarnation:
The Classic Guide to the Evidence for Past-Life Experiences

Defending Bridey's Honor:
The Reality of Reincarnation

Lessons from the Light
What We Can Learn From the Near-Death Experience

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