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.

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.

About these ads

About Robert Dickins

Robert Dickins is a writer, author, and editor director of the Psychedelic Press UK


No comments yet.

Any thoughts to share?

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

PsypressUK journal 2014 Vol. 2

Science Revealed by Reverend Nemu

Join 5,702 other followers


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,702 other followers

%d bloggers like this: