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Professor in 20th Century Central and Eastern European Biomedicine
School of History, Philosophy and Culture,
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University
Originally from Maramures, Marius has been teaching at Oxford Brookes since 2005. He is the founder director of the Cantemir Institute at the University of Oxford (2012-2013) and founder of the Working Group on the History of Eugenics and Race (HRE), established in 2006. Between 2010 and 2014 he was Deputy Director, The Centre for Health, Medicine and Society. He is a member of the Academia Europaea, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and Fellow of the Galton Institute. In 2006, Marius established the Working Group in the History of Race and Eugenics.
Oxford Brookes University
Adrian (Nicu)has a BA in sociology from the University of Bucharest and an MA in Advanced Sociological Research from the same university. Currently enrolled in a PhD programme at the Research Institute for Quality of Life of the Romanian Academy, his dissertation focuses on the social memory of Romani slavery in Romania.
Rooted in the medical humanities, Tudor’s research interests revolve around the eugenic construction and fascist conscription of identity in 20th century Europe. In particular, his work focuses on the evolution of indigenous eugenic movements amongst the German ethnic minorities in interwar Romania, and increasingly on their material and cultural legacies.
Benedict Ipgrave is currently doing his doctorate at University College London on border relations’ impact upon nationhood in Eastern Europe, having done his MSc on International Relations. He has spent his career working with disabled students at secondary and university level, and teaching in Russia, and has overseen or played an active role in numerous educational, creative and charitable initiatives. He is the founder and programme curator for From Small Beginnings and co-director of the Anti-Eugenics Project.
Terry-Lee is a PhD candidate in the Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH) at Oxford Brookes University and a member of the Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR) at Uppsala University. As a grassroots queer disability activist, Terry-Lee embraces Sámi feminist storytelling to visibilize minoritized Laestadian (cis) women and queer experiences in academic knowledge production and dialogue.