The purpose of H-Eugenics is to provide a forum for the history of eugenics. This includes discussion of primary and secondary sources related to the history of eugenics; discussion or debate on specific aspects of the history of eugenics as they occur to list participants; ideas for books, articles, courses, or other scholarly projects on the history of eugenics; reviews of books and other scholarly literature related to the history of eugenics; and discussion of the relationship of 21st century biomedical procedures and genetic modification to eugenics ( i.e., "neo-eugenics").

 

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Eugenics Publications in the first half of 2016

Editor’s note: Below is a list of eugenics and related publications from the first half of 2016. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but a starting point for publication listings. If you have come across a eugenics publication from the first half of 2016, please reply to this announcement and add it to the list. More importantly, if you have a eugenics publication from the first half of 2016, we highly encourage you to announce it here.

Award Announcement

One of the books listed in the 2015 publications announcement -- Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices Under Nazi Rule by Beverley Chalmers -- has recently been a finalist for as well as a recipient of a series of awards:

Eugenics Publications in 2015

Editor's note: Below is a list of eugenics and related publications from 2015. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but a starting point for publication listings. If you have come across a eugenics publication from 2015, please reply to this announcement and add it to the list. More importantly, if you have a eugenics publication from 2015, we highly encourage you to announce it here.

Eugenics on the Web: Weekly Roundup for July 11-17, 2016

The H-Eugenics Weekly Roundup series showcases recent reviews, blogs, articles, and op-eds. If something here piques your interest, respond directly or contact Kathleen Brian (editorial-eugenics@mail.h-net.msu.edu) about writing a blog post or scholarly review—and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @EugenicsH.

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Over at Bioedge, Xavier Symons considers the impact on bioethics of Great Britain’s exit from the EU.

 

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