`A Trip to the Past`: Stories from Boston's Psychedelic History

Friday  15 September  2017  5:00 PM    Friday  15 September  2017 8:00 PM
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Retrace the steps of the Harvard Psychedelic Club with author, Don Lattin at Harvard University, Boston University and other landmarks in the Boston area!! Learn more about the stories behind Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, Andrew Weil, Walter Pahnke and more!!

Brought to you by the Boston Entheogenic Network in support of Northeastern University's Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) and the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS):

This 3 day community gathering will feature a series of small events across Greater Boston!!

Come be a part of the Psychedelic Renaissance and learn more about the promising research around psychedelic medicines, entheogenic experiences and the future of psychiatry, mental health, healing, spiritual emergence and drug policy! 

Friday night: We will start off with the Ouroborus Story Hour with personal tales of Healing, Altered States of Mind and Human Potential. Come to listen, learn and step up to the mic, and share your own story on stage at the Harvard Democracy Center! 

Saturday morning: Meet up with author and journalist, Don Lattin, and trace the path of history around the Harvard University campus and other stops on tour of Boston's Psychedelic History. A FREE copy of Don's book, the "Harvard Psychedelic Club" will be included.

Saturday afternoon: An intimate discussion with Don Lattin and researcher/author, Dr. Bill Richards talking about their books, "Changing Our Minds", "Harvard Psychedelic Club" and "Sacred Knowledge" at the Harvard Democracy Center.

Sunday morning: Northeastern University's Hurtig Hall 129 will host a panel discussion and presentations featuring Boston's University Classical Studies professor, Dr. Carl Ruck, author of Dying to Get High, Dr. Wendy Chapkis, and Executive Director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, Dr. Rick Doblin. Journalist, Don Lattin and Dr. Bill Richards will also join us for the audience discussion.



Where and when are these events happening? 

Friday night: Harvard Democracy Center, 5:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday afternoon: Harvard Democracy Center, 2:00pm-6:00pm

Sunday morning: Northeastern University, 9:00am-2:00pm, Hurtig Hall 129, 334 Huntington Ave  

I am a high school/college/university student. Can I buy a day ticket? 

A handful of student day tickets will be sold at the door for $15. Availability will be limited. Weekend passes are recommended.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The event is open to all ages. IDs will be required to confirm ticket registration.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We strongly encourage use of the MBTA and other public transit options. Parking options are available on street and in nearby parking garages.  



What can I bring into the event?

Bring an open mind, and a friend. A notebook may also be helpful.

Don't not bring any illegal substances or medicines of any kind.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Organizers can be contacted at: bentheogenic at gmail.com


What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available up to 30 days prior to the event unless the event is cancelled, in which case you will be refunded the full amount.

Walking Tour will happen rain or shine so please plan accordingly. 


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Harvard Democracy Center
45 Mount Auburn St. , Cambridge, 2138, MA, United States
Harvard Democracy Center
45 Mount Auburn St. , Cambridge, 2138, MA, United States