Workshop and Wikithon: Legacies of Eugenics at UCL

We are announcing plans for a workshop on 01 May 2020, titled “Legacies of Eugenics at UCL: Reflections and Connections,” 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 to be published at the end of February 2020. Registration is free but required.

We also are announcing a companion one-day Wikithon event on 02 May 2020 to expand resources on Wikipedia related to history and legacies of eugenics at UCL. Registration is free but required.

Please register for these events separately.

Those of us in groups judged low by eugenics policies and advocates are especially encouraged to participate. Contributions also will be welcome from a distance via short pre-recorded video, audio, and written reflections.

These events are not part of the UCL Inquiry. Instead, they launch the Legacies of Eugenics project, whose long-term goal is to build a network for studying the history and legacies of eugenics through multicultural lenses. These particular events are organised to assist reflection about the Inquiry’s report by our community of historians and philosophers of science. Other events are planned in the future.

Feel free to contact us:

Workshop email address


This workshop is supported with funds from UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS), UCL Arena, and others.