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The Right Treatment: Alt-Med, Anti-Science & Conservatism
January 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pmFree
About the Speaker:
Dr. Lucas Richert is a Lecturer in History at the University of Strathclyde with specialisms in pharmaceutical and mental health history. His major publications include one award-winning book, Conservatism, Consumer Choice, and the FDA during the Reagan Administration: A Prescription for Scandal, with a further monograph contracted at McGill-Queen’s University Press. This forthcoming book is tentatively called ‘Strange Medicines: Drugs, Science and Big Pharma in Culture’.
This is event is free to attend, although we will be asking for donations at the end of the talk. Participants are under no obligation whatsoever to donate, however please rest assured that the money we collect doesn’t end up in anyone’s pocket – it is used to fund our overhead costs, and travel/accommodation for our speakers who come from further afield.
Accessibility: As per the policy of the Admiral Bar, access to the venue “can only be provided to patrons who are sufficiently mobile and capable of independently evacuating premises, or with the minimum of assistance”. Unfortunately, this leaves the basement inaccessible to most wheelchair users.