Papers and panel proposals are invited for an international conference on the history of alcohol and drug regulation to be held in Bristol, UK 21st-23rd June 2013.
The conference will explore all aspects of drug, tobacco and alcohol regulation. Work covering all periods and places, including recent history, will be considered.
Confirmed keynote speakers:
Professor Virginia Berridge (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Professor Paul Gootenberg (State University of New York)
Professor James Simpson (Carlos III University of Madrid)
Panel proposals (3 x 20-minute papers) or individual papers (20 minutes) are invited. We will also consider proposals for fringe sessions using non-conventional formats e.g. screenings, debates etc.
Subjects may include (but are not limited to):
- Global drugs trade and the war on drugs
- Crime and policing
- Tobacco control
- Regulation of drugs in art, film and literature
- Temperance and its influences
- Alcohol licensing and pricing
- Media regulation / advertising and marketing
- Religion and alcohol or drugs
- Dependency and treatment
- Policymaking and the political process
- Alcohol and radical politics / revolutions / social movements
- Use and control of drugs in premodern cultures
- Alcohol and drugs in sport and popular culture
Panel sessions: brief abstracts (c. 200 words) of each paper plus a brief statement (c. 200 words) outlining the panel theme and a brief biography of participants.
Single papers: brief abstract (c. 200 words) and brief biography
Fringe events: Outline of proposed event (up to 500 words) including proposed content, technical requirements and rationale.
Please send all proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submission: 30th September 2012
For more information, go to the conference website