• Skype talk: Entheogenic Enlightenment and Transcending the Duality of the Ego – Martin W. Ball, PhD.

    Tuesday, 20 November 2012 18:00 until 20:00 Grimond Lecture theatre 1, University of Kent Canterbury, UK There is currently a great deal of fascination with how psychedelics relate to shamanic experiences such as with ayahuasca and mushroom shamanism, and the experience of other realms and dimensions populated with non-corporeal entities such as with DMT experiences. …

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  • A Psychedelic Psychogeography – Rob Dickins

    Tuesday 6th November, 6pm in Grimond lecture theatre 1, University of Kent Canterbury, UK During the 1950s two seemingly disparate ideas were being formulated. In North America, the psychedelic approach to hallucinogens aimed at giving individuals the chance to explore and reimagine their self, as something greater than their individuated ego. In France, Guy Debord …

  • An Exploration into contemporary attitudes towards drugs – Aimée Tollan

    Tuesday, 16 October 2012 18:00 until 20:00 Grimond lecture theatre 1, University of Kent, Canterbury UK I conducted a study (via a questionnaire) to explore public attitudes towards drugs, as before we start wanting to change drug policies and advocate legalisation, I felt that we need to know what the public really thinks. Furthermore I …

  • Secret Drugs of Buddhism – Mike Crowley

    Tuesday, 23 October 2012 18:00 until 20:00 Grimond lecture theatre 1, University of Kent, Canterbury UK Drawing upon myth, folklore and Sanskrit word-play, Dr Crowley will demonstrate that psychedelic drugs (notably Psilocybe mushrooms) were an essential, yet secret, element of certain Hindu traditions. Around the 5th-7th centuries CE, these practices became absorbed into Indian Buddhism, …