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Breaking Convention 2017: Europe’s largest psychedelic conference returns

The warm spring weather has ushered in the final months of preparation for Breaking Convention 2017: 4th International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness. Europe’s largest psychedelic conference is back for its latest iteration on the Greenwich Campus in London, a world heritage site located on the banks of the river Thames – a spectacular location for a very special 3 days this summer.

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Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research 2016

The Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelics Research 2016 is the third international scientific conference on research into psychedelics organised by the OPEN Foundation. During this three-day event, international researchers from a wide range of academic disciplines will present their latest results and advances in scientific research on psychedelics. ICPR is a multidisciplinary, strictly scientific...

Psychedelic Press Volume VI

Psychedelic Press Journal Volume VI is out now!

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the publication of Psychedelic Press UK Journal 2015 Volume VI. Copies are available from the Psychedelic Press website for just £6 (+ p&p). As well as the brilliant cover by Sam Emm, there’s a fantastic selection of articles in the last...

Breaking Convention 2015

Gearing Up with Dr Ben Sessa for Breaking Convention – 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness

  As we gear up for another fantastic Breaking Convention: 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness, we caught up with co-organiser, psychedelic researcher and author Dr Ben Sessa, about what’s going on at this year’s event, and why it’s such a brilliant occasion. You can check out the full line-up...

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Rise of Cannabis in Modern Medicine

The rise of cannabis in modern medicine has been remarkable. Duncan Thomson investigates the many medicinal uses of cannabis that are have been uncovered in recent years, and the extent to which this much maligned plant has stood up to the medical plate.

Creating Romanticism

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’ (2005) and ‘Romanticism: An Introduction’ (2007), as well as editing...

Psychedelic Society

Psychedelic Society announces #psychedelicpride photoshoot

After their inaugural meeting – Mainstreaming Psychedelics – last month at Conway Hall, London, the Psychedelic Society has announced its next event: the #psychedelicpride photoshoot. The shoot is taking place on Saturday, December 13 2014, from 12:00pm – 18:00pm, in central London (exact location tbc). LSD researcher, Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris,...

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Launch of the Psychedelic Society in London

The inaugural meeting of the Psychedelic Society (PS) – Mainstreaming Psychedelics – took place in Conway Hall, London on November 3. Nearly 400 people, representing different age groups and backgrounds, gathered together to watch four short talks. The speakers, and perhaps more importantly their fields, clearly indicated the ground on...

Timothy Leary

Literary Review: Timothy Leary The Harvard Years by James Penner (Ed)

Originally published in 2014 Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years – Early Writings on LSD and Psilocybin with Richard Alpert, Huston Smith, Ralph Metzner, and others – is a collection of Leary’s authored and co-authored scholarly papers on hallucinogens. Sympathetically compiled, along with an introduction, by James Penner, the collection brings...

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