Call for Papers: Tonics, Elixirs, and Poisons: Psychoactive Substances in European History and Culture

For a Conference 8-9 September 2012, the Antipodean East European Study Group at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, seeks proposals for papers that engage with the following. Psychoactive substances, whether narcotics, stimulants or hallucinogens, affect their users as individuals, yet their social context informs their cultural significance. At different times and in different places, …

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