Main Program | Lucy Inglis: Milk of Paradise

24 Oct 2019 11:45 - 12:45
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Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Poppy tears, opium, heroin, fentanyl: poppy latex is a commodity without rival. Acclaimed cultural historian Lucy Inglis takes us on an epic journey from ancient Mesopotamia to modern America and Afghanistan with tales of addiction, trade, crime, sex, war, literature, medicine and, above all, money, as she charts the evolution of the milk of paradise.

Sari poppy, opium, heroin, fentanil: getah poppy adalah komoditas tanpa tandingan. Sejarawan budaya terkenal Lucy Inglis, membawa kita ke dalam perjalanan epik dari Mesopotamia kuno ke Amerika dan Afganistan modern dengan kisah-kisah tentang candu, perdagangan, kejahatan, seks, perang, sastra, obat-obatan, dan terutama uang, saat ia memetakan evolusi dari susu surgawi.


Kate Evans

Kate Evans presents and produces The Bookshelf on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National, co-hosted with Cassie McCullagh. The Bookshelf is a weekly radio program and podcast, focusing on fiction. …

Lucy Inglis

Lucy Inglis is an independent historian specializing in social history, with an interest in the global narcotics trade, but also domestic life from 1660–1836 in Europe, including food, fashion, sexuality, and immigration history. …

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