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18:30 - 19:30 27 October 2011

All Connected? Immigration, Politics and Eugenics


Petrie Museum (link Map)
Malet Place | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Gavin Schaffer

Headlines about immigration are nothing new. Gavin Schaffer considers the relationship between anxieties around immigration and racial science in Britain, considering the legacy of eugenics and thinking about race beyond the early 20th century up to 1948. Dr Gavin Schaffer is Senior Lecturer in British History at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of Racial Science and British Society, 1930-62.


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