We are not Alone: Legacies of Eugenics displayed at the British Society of the History of Medicine Congress held in Cardiff (13-16 September 2023). Professor Marius Turda offered a plenary talk, chaired by Dr Peter Carpenter.
Professor Marius Turda and the British Psychological Society (BPS), through its Challenging Histories Group, organised and hosted a symposium at the 18th European Congress of Psychology on July 4th, 2023 which explored the legacies of eugenics in psychology, past and present.
The ‘We Are Not Alone’ exhibition on the legacies of eugenics is now featured on the British Psychological Society’s website and in the society’s journal, The Psychologist.
On 22 March 2023 Professor Marius Turda participated as an expert in a meeting organised by the Council of Europe’s Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development. A motion regarding the detention of the ‘socially maladjusted’ was put forward by the said Committee and approved by the Parliamentary Assembly. Mr Stefan Schennach was assigned as the rapporteur.
Photos courtesy of Torsten Hjelmar, The European Times
On 22 March 2023 Prof Marius Turda took part in the International Mock Trial on Human Rights held in the plenary hall of the Romanian Parliament’s Chamber of Deputies. Marius acted as an expert on the history of eugenics providing context to the development of eugenic thinking in Germany, Britain, the USA and Romania.
More info on the trial here:
Read Marius Turda’s blog post on the legacies of eugenics and the commemoration of the Holocaust, on the Global Network of Psychologists for Human Rights website.
Watch Marius describe his new project on the history of communism in Romania. In conversation with Sorin Antohi (in Romanian), Museum of Bucharest, 11 November 2022.
Watch Marius’ plenary lecture to the 1st International Congress on Humanities, Society and Identity, University of Warsaw, 9 December 2022.