Italian Eugenics: Forging the "New Man"

Italian Eugenics: Forging the "New Man"

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl.

 

Catch Francesco Cassata of the University of Genoa in conversation with Alessandro Di Rocco, president of the Primo Levi Center.

Cassata and Di Rocco will discuss the intersection of science and politics in fascist Italy, and how the country's scientific community participated in promoting the notion of "fitness" endorsed by the Mussolini regime in the early-to-mid-20th century.

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