Book Launch – Tuesday 19 September: ‘UFO Drawings From the National Archives’ by Dr David Clarke

UFO Drawings From the National Archives book cover

Update – 14 November 2017: Dr Clarke was interviewed for the Daily Star and spoke about his work and the book today. Find out more here. Dr David Clarke, Principal Research Fellow in Journalism in the Communications and Computing Research Centre, was recently invited by art book publisher, Four Corners Books to produce a book of UFO drawings. An expert in […]

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David Clarke talks about Fake News and WW1 on BBC Radio

Image from Punch of so-called 'cadaver factory'

If you caught Dr David Clarke‘s appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Radio 5 live or BBC York last week, you might be interested in this article on ‘The corpse factory and the birth of fake news‘ David has written for the BBC News website. David Clarke is a Principal Research Fellow in Journalism in the Communications and Computing […]

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How UFOs conquered the World: the history of a modern myth – Dr David Clarke

How UFOs conquered the World book cover

A history of the various manifestations and shifting meaning of the Twentieth Century’s single great contribution to mythology: the UFO. Neither a credulous work of conspiracy theory nor a sceptical debunking of belief in ‘flying saucers’, How UFOs Conquered the World explores the origins of UFOs in the build-up to the First World War and how reports of them have changed in tandem […]

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Britain’s X-traordinary files – Dr David Clarke

front cover of book - Britains x-traordinary files

David Clarke opens The National Archives’ own X Files to uncover the secret, official accounts behind legendary paranormal and extraordinary phenomena. From mediums employed by the police to help with psychic crime-busting to sea monster sightings reported to the Royal Navy, Britain’s X-traordinary Files brings to light a range of secret documents created by military intelligence and government agencies who […]

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