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").


Recent Content

CFP Present-day Eugenics - Deadline extended to Feb 22, 2017

Present-day Eugenics

Call for papers for a monographic issue of «Contemporanea. Rivista di storia dell’800 e del ’900»

Eugenics has long been an area of particular interest for research being a complex historical phenomenon, in which science, ideologies, power and policy dynamics intertwine.

January 2017 Eugenics Publications

Gyngell, Christopher, and Michael J. Selgelid. “Twenty-First-Century Eugenics.” In The Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Ethics, edited by Leslie Francis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.