The collective imaginary world of drugs: past traumas and future apprenticeships

Thursday October 1, 2015 at 19 am, the Civil Observatory on Drugs co-organizes with the Ateneu Barcelonès and the fundación ICEERS a series on “Drugs in the XXI century”.

In this First session participates, Araceli Manjón, Professor of Criminal Law (UC Madrid); Miquel Casas, Professor of Psychiatry (UAB) and Chief of Psychiatry, University Hospital Vall d’Hebron and Gemma Calvet, lawyer and former Director General of drug for the Basque Government .

Moderator: Oriol Casals, Lawyer member of the Civil Observatory on Drugs, Speaker for the Citizen’ Initiative (ILP) La Rosa Verda and rapporteur of the session.

Democracy brought much hope and enthusiasm to citizenship for the conquest of new rights and freedoms. At the same time, but for a whole generation of young people it began a period of disconnection, stigmatisation and, unfortunately, in many cases, death by overdose or AIDS. The impact on the collective imagination -and drug policies surrounding- it is a phenomenon to which attention should be paid to avoid repeating errors in current regulatory processes.

Date: October 1, 2015
Hall: Hall Oriol Bohigas
Access: Open

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