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.

Announcement: 15th ICHSEA in Jeonju, Republic of Korea, Aug 19-23, 2019

Dear All,

The International Society for the History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine (ISHEASTM) will hold its 15th International Conference (15th ICHEASTM) at Chonbuk National University (CBNU), 

Jeonju, Jeolllabuk-do, Republic of Korea, Aug 19-23, 2019. 

The central theme for the 15th Conference will be “History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Polycentric East Asia: toward Harmony in Diversity (和而不同).”


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