Category Archives: Events

Events posts contain information about conference, workshops, and other events organised by the Legacies of Eugenics project.

Workshop and Wikithon May 2020 | First Call for Participation

For many decades, the history and legacy of eugenics have been subjects of investigation by historians and philosophers of science. In February 2020, University College London’s Commission of Inquiry to Investigate the History of Eugenics at UCL is due to report its findings. Experts in the history and philosophy of science community are in an important position to reflect… Read More »

Instructions for Contributing to “Legacies of Eugenics” Workshop 01 May 2020

Following our call for participation in a one-day workshop to digest and reflect upon the final report published by University College London’s Commission of Inquiry to Investigate the History of Eugenics at UCL, this page provides instructions for participation. These events are not part of the Inquiry’s work; they are part of a longer term Legacies of Eugenics project… Read More »

Instructions for Contributing to “Legacies of Eugenics” Wikithon 02 May 2020

Following our call for participation in a one-day Wikithon (aka, an “edit-a-thon”) to improve Wikipedia resources associated with the history of eugenics at UCL and the history of eugenics across Britain, this page provides instructions for participation. This event is  intended to further the impact of the final report published by University College London’s Commission of Inquiry to Investigate… Read More »

First Announcement: May 2020 Workshop to Reflect on Inquiry’s “Final Report”

Professor Joe Cain has announced plans for a workshop for historians and philosophers of science to reflect upon the final report of University College London’s Commission of Inquiry into the History of Eugenics, due at the end of February 2020. This will take the form of a one-day meeting in London on 01 May 2020 and a one-day… Read More »