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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Strategic Planning for Your Upcoming Research Grant Proposal

Too many scholars wait until the last minute to begin working on their grant proposal instead of smartly laying the groundwork in advance. Lotte Jaspers, Founding Partner and Director at Yellow Research and an expert evaluator for the European Commission, and Dr. Julie Cwikla, Professor and Director for the Center for STEM Education, grant proposal developer, writer, and reviewer, have helped scholars receive hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from the ERC, NIH, NSF, and more. 

Does genetic and genomic screening keep open the door to eugenics? - Roundtable discussion, 25th May

NHGRI invites you to join a conversation on the complexities surrounding historical and present-day eugenics, scientific racism and ableism in the context of genetic and genomic screening and diagnostic technologies.