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Exhibition Launch: “We are not alone”: Legacies of Eugenics

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Neues Volk, 1 March 1936, p. 37. Wiener Holocaust Library Collections.

Join The Wiener Holocaust Library to mark the launch of a new travelling exhibition, curated by Professor Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University), which explores the history and legacies of eugenics, a hundred years on from the influential Second International Eugenics Congress.

“We are not alone”: Legacies of Eugenics is part of a global anti-eugenic movement initiated by ‘From Small Beginnings‘.

The evening will feature contributions by Dr Lisa Pine and Professor Joe Cain.

About the speakers:

Marius Turda is Professor of 20th Century Central and Eastern European Biomedicine and Director of the Centre for Medical Humanities, Oxford Brookes University.

Lisa Pine is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Joe Cain is Professor of History and Philosophy of Biology at the University College London.

With thanks to Oxford Brookes University, Public History Project/the Ford Foundation and Romanian Embassy in London/Romanian Cultural Institute.

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September 21
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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