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Guest lecture "Drugs abuse in the Third Reich".

 

Date: 20.10.2021

Start Time: 19.00

Organiser: Institute of Psychology at the Jagiellonian University, Centre for Marketing and Science Communication, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora at the Jagiellonian University

Website: https://fb.me/e/TYC5jWqF

 

"Drugs abuse in the Third Reich", talk by Norman Ohler, a New York Times bestselling author, novelist and screenwriter, best known for his book Blitzed: "Drugs in Nazi Germany", which has been published in over 30 languages.

The event language is English. A Q&A session will follow the talk. 

About the talk:

The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, the entire Third Reich was permeated with drugs: cocaine, heroin, morphine and, most of all, methamphetamines, or crystal meth, used by everyone from factory workers to housewives, and crucial to troops' resilience - even partly explaining German victory in the early phase of WWII. The promiscuous use of drugs at the highest levels also impaired and confused decision-making. Hitler and his entourage took

Introduction: prof. Łukasz Kamieński
Q&A moderation: dr Samuel Nowak
The event will be streamed on YouTube and Facebook – links will be available soon.

There is a limit of 80 people at the venue. Registration starts on Friday, October 15th at 10 AM, when we publish an online link to the form.​ You ​will receive an automated confirmation and a unique code.We do not collect your e-mail. 

The Hevre Club requires an anonymised vaccination certificate against COVID-19, EU Digital Covid Certificate, available on your smartphone.