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BRICKS + MORTALS: Introduction – The science of eugenics

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Episode 1 - BRICKS + MORTALS

Introduction – The science of eugenics

BRICKS + MORTALS uncovers a history hidden in plain sight. UCL Culture Curator Subhadra Das tells the story of the pivotal role UCL played in establishing the science of eugenics and considers how we have chosen to remember it through building names.

Eugenics – the science of improving human populations by selective breeding – is generally associated with the Nazis, but in fact has its roots in Britain.

For more information, visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/culture/projects/bricks-mortals

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