Upcoming virtual talk on the History of Eugenics

Penn State Behrend and the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State are hosting a virtual talk on Thursday, October 20 at 7pm EST. Patricia Heberer Rice, a senior historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will be speaking about the history of eugenics in Germany and the United States.

New and Free Book on Russian Eugenics

Nikolai Krementsov, With and Without Galton: Vasilii Florinskii and the Fate of Eugenics in Russia (Cambridge, UK: OpenBook Publishers, 2018)
In 1865, British polymath Francis Galton published his initial thoughts about the scientific field that would become ‘eugenics.’ The same year, Russian physician Vasilii Florinskii addressed similar issues in a sizeable treatise, entitled Human Perfection and Degeneration.

A New Book on Russian Eugenics

Nikolai Krementsov, With and Without Galton: Vasilii Florinskii and the Fate of Eugenics in Russia (Cambridge, UK: OpenBook Publishers, 2018)
In 1865, British polymath Francis Galton published his initial thoughts about the scientific field that would become ‘eugenics.’ The same year, Russian physician Vasilii Florinskii addressed similar issues in a sizeable treatise, entitled Human Perfection and Degeneration.

a new book on Russian eugenics

Nikolai Krementsov, With and Without Galton: Vasilii Florinskii and the Fate of Eugenics in Russia (Cambridge, UK: OpenBook Publishers, 2018)
In 1865, British polymath Francis Galton published his initial thoughts about the scientific field that would become ‘eugenics.’ The same year, Russian physician Vasilii Florinskii addressed similar issues in a sizeable treatise, entitled Human Perfection and Degeneration.

Call For Applications - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - 2019 Jack and Anita Hess Faculty Seminar

DISABILITY, EUGENICS, AND GENOCIDE: NAZI GERMANY, ITS ANTECEDENTS AND LEGACY, co-taught by Drs. Karen Nakamura and Patricia Heberer Rice

JANUARY 7–11, 2019

Applications due Friday, November 2, 2018

 

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