The International Conference on Drugs and Alcohol in History
Huron University College, London, Ontario, Canada
May 14-16, 2004
The International Conference on Drugs and Alcohol in History will bring together new and established scholars to present recent research in the history of alcohol and drugs, broadly construed. Historical themes include social, cultural, economic and political issues surrounding drug and alcohol production, consumption and control. "Drugs" include marijuana, opiates, tobacco and other substances such as khat and LSD. The geographic scope includes work on the Americas, Europe, Africa and other regions.
The keynote speaker will be Dr David Courtwright, author of Dark Paradise: A History of Opiate Addiction in America (1982, 2001) and Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World 2001).
The conference will include a general meeting of the Alcohol and Temperance History Group.
Registration fee for full conference:
Prior to April 15, 2004: CAD$50.00
After April 15, 2004 and on-site: CAD$65.00.
Graduate students: CAD$10.00.
For Registration information, including a registration form, details on lodgings, directions to the conference, and further details on sessions will be found on the conference website.
Please note this website should be active in the next few days, and certainly by Christmas.
Requests for further information may be directed to either co-chair:
Dr. Greg Marquis
University of New Brunswick, Saint John
P.O. Box 5050
Saint John, NB
Canada, E2L 4L5
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