Tickets out for Breaking Convention 2017: 4th International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness
This summer, on the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, the largest psychedelic research conference in Europe returns to the University of Greenwich between the 30 June and 2 July.
Hosting approximately 150 interdisciplinary presentations over three days, across four simultaneous academic tracks, Breaking Convention is one of the biggest psychedelic meetings in the world. The conference features more than a dozen interactive workshops, a visionary art exhibition, installation gallery, psychedelic film festival, theatre and performance programme, evening banquet, and celebrations every night at the SU bar.
At Breaking Convention there’s something for everyone, with contributions from cutting-edge neuroscience, clinical psychology and psychiatry, pharmacology, sociology and criminology, policy analysis, anthropology, archaeology, ethnobotany, music, art, history, literature, theology, mysticism, indigenous perspectives, parapsychology, and much else besides.
DAVID NICHOLS, PhD: Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology, Purdue University, and co-founder of the Heffter Research Institute.
DENNIS MCKENNA, PhD: Co-founder & Director of Ethnopharmacology at the Heffter Research Institute, and author.
RUPERT SHELDRAKE, PhD: Biologist and author of 12 books.
JULIE HOLLAND, MD: Psychopharmacologist, psychiatrist and author of four books.
BIA LABATE, PhD: Social anthropologist, co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Group for Psychoactive Studies (NEIP) and author or editor of 15 books.
EDE FRECSKA, MD, PhD: Chief of Department, National Institute of Psychiatry & Neurology, Hungary.
JIM FADIMAN, PhD: Psychologist, author of five books and co-founder of the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology.
TORSTEN PASSIE, MD, PhD: Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the Laboratory for Neurocognition and Consciousness, Hannover.
BILL RICHARDS, PhD: Psychologist, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
ERIK DAVIS: Author of four books, podcaster, award-winning journalist, and public intellectual.
ROBIN CARHART-HARRIS, PhD: Head of Psychedelic Research, Imperial College London.
TOM ROBERTS, PhD: Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology, Northern Illinois University, and co-founder of the Council on Spiritual Practices.
MIKE JAY: Author of 12 books and curator of the Wellcome Collection exhibitions ‘Bedlam & Beyond’ and ‘High Society’.
AMANDA FEILDING: Founding Director of the Beckley Foundation.
RICK DOBLIN, PhD: Founding Director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies.