30% discount off Royal Society Notes and Records

BSHS members get an exclusive 30% off a personal subscription to Notes and Records.
Subscribe

20% discount off Ashgate publications

BSHS members get an exclusive 20% off all Ashgate publications.

Visit Ashgate

Global Approaches: The 4th International Conference on the History of Alcohol and Drugs

///Global Approaches: The 4th International Conference on the History of Alcohol and Drugs

Global Approaches: The 4th International Conference on the History of Alcohol and Drugs

This conference has attracted more than 50 speakers on the history of alcohol and drugs across the globe including Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. There will be two keynote addresses. Robin Room, of the Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre in Australia, and a recent winner of a lifetime achievement award from the American Public Health Association will give a paper entitled “‘Justly anxious respecting the moral and material consequences’: the proliferation of international control regimes for psychoactive substances.” Zheng Yangwen, University of Manchester, and the author of The Social Life of Opium in China will give a paper on “The Many Biographies of Opium.”

Further information about the conference, including registration information and a full programme is available at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/history/conference.shtml

The conference has been funded by: The University of Guelph History Department and College of Arts, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Alcohol and Drug History Society.

By | 2017-11-10T10:02:34+00:00 December 13th, 2010|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops|Comments Off on Global Approaches: The 4th International Conference on the History of Alcohol and Drugs

About the Author: