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Monday, February 18, 2013

Alcohol Spills Over: alcohol and the family and other neglected issues

The 37th Annual International New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group Conference

Thursday 25th April 2013 – Sunday 28th April 2013

Copthorne Hotel, Birmingham, England.

This conference brings some of the foremost alcohol and family researchers to New Directions including Jim Orford along with Alex Copello & Richard Velleman. As well as the history of alcohol and families work and international (US, Ireland, Nigeria) comparisons it will include material for Jim Orford’s forthcoming publication: ‘Power, Powerlessness and Addiction’.

Contemporary issues the conference will also address include:

  •  Older adults and alcohol
  •  Sikh communities and alcohol
  •  Twitter (introduction and throughout the conference)

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