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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John C. Slater Fellowship Predoctoral Fellowship in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the American Philosophical Society -- DEADLINE Feb. 2, 2018

This announcement was originally posted on H-Sci-Med-Tech.

The 12-month fellowship is intended for advanced Ph.D. students working toward the completion of the dissertation. The caliber of the project, and evidence that the project will be completed in a timely manner, are the two most important criteria for selection. The selection committee will also take into consideration the need to be at the APS Library and other research institutions in the Philadelphia area. Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals.

Eugenics Lecture at the University of Minnesota

Hi all,

The University of Minnesota has posted an announcement about its colloquium series this semester. The original announcement with the full list of lectures can be found here: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/1231364/university-minnesota-history-science-technology-and-medicine

But I wanted to draw your attention to one of the lectures in particular:

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