Drugs and Society

Drugs and Society — Exploring drug use as a social practise, from the prehistoric to the present

A series of public talks examining the human use of drugs from the prehistoric to the present age, presented in Dunedin during 2010-2013.

Powerpoint presentations’ contents:

  1. An archaeology of drug use – YouTube video
  2. Early modern to colonial
  3. The rise of global drug control
  4. Theorising intoxication
  5. Semiotics, harms and cannabis
  6. Cannabis: A case study-II

Drugs and Society — From the prehistoric to the present – all presentations (YouTube)