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Governing the Narcotic City

Archive Opening Event:

24th of March 2022, 19:30 CET

Live from Aquarium, Berlin Kreuzberg via Zoom and Youtube
Governing the Narcotic City

We celebrate the opening of the Narcotic City Archive by inviting activists and scholars from across Europe to Berlin to share their stories and findings. From selforganized drug checking in Amsterdam, London and Lisbon to solidarity in the Zurich heroin scene of the late 1980s, queer drug activism in Marseille, and much more…

With: Peter-Paul Bänziger (Basel); Guy Jones (The Loop,London); Luise Klaus (Frankfurt); August De Loor (Advisebureau Drugs, Amsterdam); Ole Lykke (Christiania); Solenn Real Molina (Marseille); Sarah Perrin (Bordeaux), Helena Valente (Kosmicare, Lisbon) Boris Michel / Frederieke Westerheide (Halle).

Moderation: Thomas Bürk and Stefan Höhne (Berlin)

The open access Narcotic City Archive collects and preserves the heritage of substance use and many associated social, cultural, economic, and political issues. Discover items, collections, and stories and expand the archive yourself:

The event will be broadcast live via ZOOM and the Narcotic City YouTube channel. By registering, participants give their consent to the recording and publication of the live stream. Participation via ZOOM only after registration until March 23rd at

Published on March 12th, 2022.