BRICKS + MORTALS: Marie Stopes, and How Eugenics Was Going to Make the World a Better Place
Episode 2 - BRICKS + MORTALS
Marie Stopes, and How Eugenics Was Going to Make the World a Better Place
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.
Stopes is celebrated as a feminist icon and champion for birth control. Her eugenic motivations, however, are less well known.
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