Call for Papers: International Conference on the History of Drugs and Alcohol, 13-16 May, 2004. Huron University College, London, Ontario, Canada

The International Conference on Drugs and Alcohol in History will be an assembly of established researchers and new scholars examining drugs and alcohol history from a variety of historical perspectives. Themes include but are not limited to the production, regulation (including temperance movements), consumption, economics, culture and medicalization of alcohol and drugs. The geographic scope of the conference is unlimited. The conference will consist of paper presentations, panel discussions and poster sessions.

The conference organizers encourage graduate students and new researchers in the field to submit proposals.

Funds may be available to assist the travel of international participants.

Deadline for submissions is 1 August, 2003

Proposals for each paper should include an abstract of no more than 500 words, and a brief curriculum vitae.

Papers presented at the conference may be considered for publication in The Social History of Alcohol Review, the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, and/or a separate, edited collection.

The conference has been supported by grants from Associated Medical Services, Inc, through the Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine Program, and by the Alcohol and Temperance History Group.

Proposals for panels, sessions, papers and posters should be sent to one of the conference co-chairs:

Dr. Greg Marquis History and Politics Dept. University of New Brunswick P.0. Box 5050, Saint John, NB, Canada E2L 4L5 ph: (506) 648-5600 [email protected]


Dr. Dan Malleck Community Health Sciences Brock University 500 Glenridge Ave St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1 (905) 688-5550 ext 3106 [email protected]