CFP: Addiction: What is the Added Value of the Concept Today?

The Colloquium of the University of Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies announces a Thematic Meeting of the Kettil Bruun Society, Conference Hotel Majvik, Helsinki, Finland 14-17th October 2012 Background: Addiction is a concept that has relatively recently – within two or three decades – become a common expression that covers no longer only traditional substance …

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Call for Papers: Drugs and Drink in Asia

Editor’s Note: We’re posting a just-issued call for papers for a conference (“Drugs and Drink in Asia: New Perspectives from History”) to be held at Shanghai University through the David F. Musto Center for Drug Policy Studies.  As one of the conference organizers, I’d like to invite readers to recall Prof. Musto himself.  Doubtless he’d …

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