Research Colloquium

Transdisciplinary Research Colloquium on Psychedelics
Talks and Reading discussions on contemporary psychedelic research in philosophy and psychology organised by Prof. Christine Hauskeller (Philosophy) and Prof. Celia Morgan (Psychology).

24 Sept 2021 – : Introductions

1 Oct 2021 – Csaba Szummer et al. (2017) The hyperassociative mind: The psychedelic experience and Merleau-Ponty’s “wild being”, Journal of Psychedelic Studies @ DOI: 10.1556/2054.01.2017.006

 8 Oct 2021 – Merve Mollaahmetoglu discussing Mollaahmetoglu OM, et al. (2021) “This Is Something That Changed My Life”: A Qualitative Study of Patients’ Experiences in a Clinical Trial of Ketamine Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders. Front. Psychiatry 12. @ DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.695335

22 Oct 2021 – Guest Speaker Ben Sessa, Psychedelic Clinic Bristol

29 Oct 2021 – HALFTERM Break

5 Nov 2021 – Discussion of philosophical perspectives on psychedelics, using the Introduction to Hauskeller and Sjöstedt-Hughes (London: Bloomsbury) 2022 as a starting text.

12 Nov 2021 – General Discussion of M. Horkheimer & Th. W. Adorno, “The Concept of Enlightenment”, Chapter 1 in Dialectic of Enlightenment (Edition 2002, Stanford Uni Press)

19 Nov 2021 –Continue Discussion Concept of Enlightenment, focus on specific questions (alienation, critique of science, relationship nature-culture/civilization, power and reason).

Etc. (to be announced)

3 December 2021 – Guest speaker Michiel van Elk, Utrecht University (tbc)