Gemma Blok

Prof. dr. Gemma Blok is professor in modern history at the Dutch Open University. Her research areas include the history of psychiatry, addiction treatment, and alcohol and drug use. She is currently one of the principle investigators in the international research project Governing the Narcotic city. Imaginaries, discourses and practices of of Public Drug Cultures in European Cities from 1970 until Today (funded by Humanities in the European Research Area).