Bulletin

  • The famous Dutch Psychic Gerard Croiset in the spotlights

    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...

  • Harmonia, the Dutch leading spiritualistic federation preserved

    On the 6th of April 2017, the last part of the Harmonia archive has been donated to the Het Utrechts Archief. This archival project of the leading spiritualistic federation in the Netherlands brings Het Johan Borgman Fonds (HJBF) one-step closer to preserve the history of Dutch parapsychology as a scientific activity and make the contents publicly...

  • 4th International Expert Meeting

    On Friday May 26th – Saturday May 27th, 2017 the HJBF organizes the next edition in its International Expert Meetings series. This 4th edition will be held in Heidelberg, Germany. The focus of this meeting will be to exchange (personal) experiences and theoretical concepts in counseling related to religious and exceptional experiences. We encourage persons...

  • About

    The foundation ‘Stichting het Johan Borgman Fonds’ (HJBF) was founded in 1969 by Mr. Johan Borgman (1889 – 1976), a Dutch natural healer, painter and poet. During his lifetime, Borgman was a very successful natural healer and art painter living in Amsterdam from 1920 until 1969. After his wife passed away in 1963, Borgman decided...