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The Globalization of Ayahuasca: A Conversation with Beatriz Labate

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California Institute of Integral Studies

1453 Mission Street

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Join social anthropologist and author Beatriz Labate for a conversation on the risks and benefits to the globalization of ayahuasca through the lens of her research on new and traditional uses of psychoactive substances. Learn about the healing traditions, politics, and conservation of mood-altering plant medicines and their important role in shamanism and ritual.



Beatriz Caiuby Labate has a PhD in social anthropology from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. Her main areas of interest are the study of psychoactive substances, drug policy, shamanism, ritual, and religion. She is Adjunct Faculty at the East-West Psychology Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco and Visiting Professor at the Center for Research and Post Graduate Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) in Guadalajara.

Beatriz is co-founder of the Drugs, Politics, and Culture Collective in Mexico and co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Group for Psychoactive Studies (NEIP) in Brazil, as well as editor of NEIP’s website. She is also Chief Editor at Chacruna.

She is author, co-author, and co-editor of seventeen books, one special-edition journal, and several peer-reviewed articles. Click here to learn more about Beatriz and her work.

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