SSHM-supported Conference: Under control?: alcohol and drug regulation, past and present
Papers and panel proposals are invited for an international conference on the history of alcohol and drug regulation to be held in Bristol, UK 21st-23rd June 2013. The conference will explore all aspects of alcohol, drug and tobacco policy. It will consider whether historical perspectives can shed light on contemporary debates around issues such as as drug prohibition, treatment, alcohol licensing, criminal justice and controls on the representation of substance use in popular culture.
Professor Virginia Berridge (LSHTM)
Professor Paul Gootenberg (SUNY)
Professor James Simpson (Carlos III, Madrid)
The conference is supported by the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, the Society for the Social History of Medicine, Bath Spa University, Bowling Green State University and the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Brock University. The venue is in the centre of of Bristol, and the conference will include fringe events across the city over three days.
For more information visit the conference website: http://undercontrol2013.wordpress.com/