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Breaking Convention announces Call for Papers

  Following the success of the Breaking Convention conferences in 2011 and 2013, the technicolor flag of international psychedelia will be hoisted once again over the weekend of 10-12 July 2015. Breaking Convention 2015 will be held once again at...

Sharing the Wisdom of British and World Shamanism

Sharing the Wisdom of British and World Shamanism

Shamanic lands is a two day event exploring Shamanic consciousness happening on 6th & 7th of June at the Conway Hall, London. The Shamanic Lands is a two day interactive event uniting the ancient knowledge of the British Isles and...

Wixaritari Shaman and Psychedelic Researcher Deliver Talk and Present Film at Passing Clouds

Wixaritari Shaman and Psychedelic Researcher Deliver Talk and Present Film at Passing Clouds

January 18 at Passing Clouds, London, will see a Huichol shaman: Mara’akame Paritemai, and psychedelic researcher: Dr. David Luke present a documentary film screening and discussion around the world’s oldest psychedelic tribe, the Wixaritari (Huichol), and their fight to save...

Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in the Literature, Science and Medicine of the 1790s by Sharon Ruston

Originally published in 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan, ‘Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine’ is written by Sharon Ruston. Ruston is Chair in Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of Salford, UK. She has previously published ‘Shelley and Vitality’...

The Ego as the Infinite?

After putting down the book Gnostic Philosophy (2005) by Tobias Churlton I was struck by a thought which, as thoughts tend to, quickly led onto several others. My main single reflection could be summed up as follows: If Gnostic thought...

Philosophy and Psychedelic Phenomenology

– On the Value of the Psychedelic Experience to Academic Philosophy –  – Peter Sjöstedt-H – (This is a modified version of a chapter for the forthcoming book ‘Radical Mycology’) Due to the general legal prohibition and modern cultural taboo against psychoactive...

Reasonances by Carl Abrahamsson

Published in late 2014, Reasonances by Swedish writer and polymath extraordinaire Carl Abrahamsson is made up of essays, interviews and lectures from 2000 to 2013. Subjects that are covered include the magical art of Rosaleen Norton, Crowley’s Thelema and German...

Good Intentions and the Road to the Amazon

A group of academics and others have published a letter expressing severe criticism of the methods and aims of the Ethnobotanical Stewardship Council (ESC), an NGO which has assumed the mission of ensuring the safety and sustainability of ayahausca and...

Psychedelic Press Journal – 2014 Vol.5 – is now out!

As our longest night approaches here in the UK, thoughts are beginning to dwell more on 2015, but before they take up permanent residence, our final journal publication of 2014 must make its appearance. Slightly delayed – apologies for copies not reaching homes before...

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