Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Season 2 – Episode 1 – Rick Doblin

Join founder and executive director of MAPS, Rick Doblin, Ph.D., for an update on the Capstone Project and what it took to reach this amazing fundraising milestone. Rick will discuss the future implications for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy, now that the necessary funds have been raised to make this medicine a reality.  Date: Tuesday, September 22nd Time: …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 14 – Wade Davis

Wade Davis is a renowned explorer and expert in ethnography and ethnobotany, as well as a filmmaker, photographer, professional speaker, and writer. Davis’ body of work is an ode to the diversity among landscapes, peoples, and cultural practices, including the use of plants and psychoactive substances in sacred rituals. In the next episode of Examining …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 13 – Dr. Bia Labate

Dr. Bia Labate is a Brazilian anthropologist and a leading expert on ayahuasca culture. It is this specialization, alongside her study of shamanism and plant medicine, that we’re excited to explore in the next episode of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance. Dr. Labate will discuss the implications of Ayahuasca’s soaring popularity, including sustainability, safety and socioeconomic …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 12 – Monnica Williams

The twelfth webinar will feature Dr. Monnica Williams, a clinical psychologist, associate professor, and esteemed researcher. Monnica will discuss the need to expand psychedelic medicine to communities of colour, along with considerations and implications specific to racialized communities. Date: Tuesday, August 11th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST (6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST) …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 11 – Kuauhtli Vasquez

Kuauhtli Vasquez is a Roadman, Sundancer and conductor of traditional Mexica ceremonies, which often involve the ritualistic use of plant medicine. In the upcoming edition of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance, Kuauhtli will discuss the importance of our connection with nature and preserving indigenous Mesoamerican cultures. Date: Tuesday, August 4th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 10 – Duncan Trussell

Our guest this coming Tuesday will be Duncan Trussell, host of The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast and co-creator of Midnight Gospel – an animated series based on his podcast. Duncan will discuss the success of Midnight Gospel and his experiences with psychedelics. Date: Tuesday, July 28th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST (6:00 …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 9 – Chris Dyer

The ninth guest in our webinar series is Chris Dyer, a psychedelic artist and travel filmmaker. Chris studied under, prominent visionary artists such as Alex Grey and Robert Venosa – who portrayed a wider consciousness through spiritual themes. Today he is one of the leading figures of the visionary art scene, with artwork heavily influenced …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 8 – Zoe Helene

MAPS Canada is pleased to welcome cultural activist, artist, and environmentalist Zoe Helene as the eighth guest in our webinar series. Zoe is an award-winning creative professional and a prominent advocator for the therapeutic use of entheogens, particularly with regards to ayahuasca and cannabis. Through her work, Zoe has expanded the possibilities for women in …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 7 – Dr. Erika Dyck

Dr. Erika Dyck is a professor at the University of Saskatchewan and authority on the history of psychiatry and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. In the next episode of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance, Dr. Dyck will discuss the third wave’s relationship with the civil rights movements of the 21st century. This includes the gender history of psychedelics and …

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