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‘From Small Beginnings…’ – Bloomsbury: Programme of Events


(Throughout the year we highly recommend listening to Subhadra Das' (UCL) walking tour of UCL's history ‘Bricks + Mortals’ .

Wednesday - 29th January 1pm-2.30pm

Lives unworthy of life?  Disability pride versus eugenics

Prof. Tom Shakespeare FBA (School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

The Pears Institute for the Study of antisemitism/Birkbeck Disabled Staff Network/School of Law

Tuesday - 4th February 10.45am-12.30pm

‘Meet the Person: Exploring Disability Theology through the Phenomenological Thinking of Edith Stein’

Christina Gangemi (Roehampton University)

Research Group in Theology, Religion and Practice at Roehampton University

Friday/Saturday - 1st/2nd May

‘Eugenics in Science and Culture: UCL Workshop and Wikithon’

Prof. Joe Cain (host) – more information will be at

University College London


Thursday - 24th September 6pm-7.30pm

‘Visualising Nurture versus Nature’

Dr. Debbie Challis and Indy Bhullar (LSE)London School of Economics Library

Thursday - 19th November - 6pm (Online)

Nazi Medicine on Trial: from Victims to Witnesses to the Nuremberg

Prof. Paul Weindling (Oxford Brookes) and Aleksandra Loewenau

University of Law, Bloomsbury

Upcoming LSE Library online exhibition and events

Thursday - 26th November 2020 - February

Social Revolution 1970: The Legacy of Alf Morris and Disability Activism - Online Exhibition and Events

LSE Library

Monday - 10th May 2021

Talk with Sir. Michael Marmot on Nurture and Health Equity

Sir. Michael Marmot (UCL)

Birkbeck Staff Disability Network


Spring 2021 (Date TBC)

‘What Aktion T4 teaches us about Equality today’

Lord Shinkwin (House of Lords)/Olivia Marks-Woldman (Holocaust Memorial Day Trust)

Birkbeck Staff Disability Network

Spring 2021 (Date TBC)

‘Eugenics: Science, Race and Politics’

Pears Institute of the study of Anti-Semitism, University of London

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