17:00-18:30 / Thursday 9 June / Stratford Campus, Water Lane, UEL, E15 4LZ

Carl Hart is a professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University who has been working closely with UEL students for the last year on a civic engagement project. Known for his research into drug abuse and drug addiction, Carl will talk about the importance of active citizenship, social justice and evidence-based drug policy as well as the role of power and his own personal story of identity and transformation. Victoria Macdonald (Channel 4 News) will chair a Q&A to follow Carl’s talk.

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