Men, Alcohol and Identity


Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) are co-hosting a four-part seminar series to discuss issues relating to men and alcohol.

Each session will be chaired by an expert in the field who will invite three guest speakers to present their personal responses to three pre-set questions, which are relevant to the topic.

13th ISSDP Conference

Paris, France,

The 13th International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) will be held in Paris, France on 22-24 May 2019.

The scientific committee is accepting abstracts for the event.

Nordic Youth Research Symposium (NYRIS) 14

Aarhus, Denmark,

The lives of young people are still fundamentally precarious. Unemployment rates are still high; mental health problems among young people are still endemic and new forms of marginalization and social exclusion continue to be generated. 

Lisbon Addictions 2019

Lisbon, Portugal,

The third European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies will be held in Lisbon from 23–25 October 2019.

The theme of the conference is ‘the future of addictions: new frontiers for policy, practice and science', and is designed to support early-stage researchers move forward in their career. 

The main areas of research are:

Webinar: Cultural Aspect of Trauma and Substance Use Disorders


This webinar will address clinically relevant variables of culture and gender and their implications in assessment and treatment planning. The webinar will provide insight for the clinician when working with a variance of cultures. Tools for assessment and treatment planning will be provided, as well as resources in the community and national resources.

Short Course: Alcohol Problems, Policy and Practice

London, United Kingdom,

This module is coordinated by the Addictions Department jointly with the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS).

Leading academics from King's College London and across other universities in the UKCTAS will present and discuss the latest evidence.