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Ecology, Cosmos & Consciousness lecture series presents: Mike Jay’s High society – Mind-altering drugs in history and culture

Tuesday, 31st January, 2012

October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AL

Please RSVP on Facebook(afraid so) so that we can anticipate numbers – Please pay on the door.

https://www.facebook.com/events/211229202301171/

Entry £7 /£5 Concessions,Arrive 6pm for a 6:30pm Start – Wine available

Drawing on themes and images from the exhibition he curated at the Wellcome gallery in 2010-11, Mike Jay will survey humanity’s engagement with psychoactive plants and chemicals and explore why ‘drugs’ have developed such a controversial image in the modern West.

Mike Jay is an author and curator who has written widely on the history and culture of drugs. His books include Emperors of Dreams: drugs in the nineteenth century, The Atmosphere of Heaven (on the discovery of nitrous oxide) and the illustrated cultural history, High Society.

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Robert Dickins is a writer, and currently the editor of PsypressUK: Anthology of Pharmacography.

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