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The Eugenics Podcast with Prof Marius Turda

Author: Marius Turda and Patrick Merricks

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In this series of 12 podcasts Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) explores the links between historical and current experiences of eugenics across the world. The purpose is to discuss, in an accessible way, how 20th century eugenic ideas and practices continue to shape our debates on reproduction, family, reproduction, racism, sports, gender and sexuality, and popular culture.
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#12: LGBTQ

#12: LGBTQ

2020-09-1812:04

Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about eugenics, queer bodies and LGBTQ.
#11: Sports

#11: Sports

2020-09-1111:36

Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about eugenics, physical culture and sports.
#10: At the Movies

#10: At the Movies

2020-09-0212:23

Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about eugenics and visual culture. Part II: films.
#9: Images and Visions

#9: Images and Visions

2020-09-0213:20

Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about eugenics and visual culture. Part I: photography.
Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about pre-marital and eugenic certificates.
Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about the impact of eugenics on indigenous populations.
#6: #BlackLivesMatter

#6: #BlackLivesMatter

2020-08-2011:30

Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about how eugenic thinking and practices affected African Americans.
Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about Margaret Sanger and her seminal role in the birth control movement.
Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about the historical role played by the Roman Catholic and Anglican Churches in shaping current debates about abortion, family size and demographic decline.
Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about the historical roots of anti-Roma racism and its prevalence during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about new revelations regarding the sterilization of individuals with disability under Japan's Eugenic Protection Law.
Dr Patrick Merricks (Oxford Brookes University) in conversation with Prof Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University) about UCL's decision to de-name buildings named after the founder of modern eugenics, Francis Galton and its disciple, Karl Pearson.
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