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Lives Unworthy of Life? Disability Pride Versus Eugenics

29th January, 2020

Lives Unworthy of Life? Disability Pride Versus Eugenics

Professor Tom Shakespeare, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Professor Tom Shakespeare will discuss the international eugenics movement before and after 1900, and the euthanasia it resulted in during the Nazi regime.

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The founding principle of the Pears Institute is that the study of antisemitism is vital to understanding racialization, racism and religious intolerance.

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