Edmonton talk on history of eugenics in Britain

History of Medicine seminar:

Dr. Judith Friedman, Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta
“Psychiatry, anticipation and voluntary sterilization legislation in interwar Britain”.
Heritage Medical Research Building, Room 2-207, University of Alberta
12 noon – 1pm.


NB: The “anticipation” refers to the genetic phenomenon associated with trinucleotide repeats, often causative for neurodegenerative disorders. Anyone interested in psychiatry, genetics, and eugenics will find this talk of particular interest.


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