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The Subject of Addiction: Culture & Clinic (CFP, Conference, Nottingham, 11–12 September 2014)

Call For Papers International Conference: The Subject of Addiction – Culture and Clinic The University of Nottingham, September 11-12 2014  It is almost a commonplace to note the connections between drug-use and creative practices, from Thomas de Quincey’s Confessions of … Continue reading

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Medical breakthroughs missed because of pointless drug bans: David Nutt (The Conversation)

By David Nutt, Imperial College London. First published in The Conversation. In 1632 the Catholic Church convened a case against Galileo on the grounds that his work using the telescope to explore the nature of the heavens contradicted the church’s … Continue reading

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Under Control? Alcohol & drug regulation, past and present (CfP, Conference, London, 21-23 June 2013)

Papers and panel proposals are invited for an international conference on the history of alcohol and drug regulation to be held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 21-23rd June 2013. The conference will explore all aspects of … Continue reading

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