How historians can assist in historic child abuse inquiries

Talks delivered by an international panel at King's College London on 9 September 2019. See here for more information about the event and speakers.

The Contested History of Hormone Pregnancy Tests

This one-day conference explores the contested history of Primodos, a controversial drug that was used for pregnancy testing in the 1950s-70s, and whether the UK government should have banned it soon after doctors first warned in 1967 that it may have been causing birth defects.

Organised by Jesse Olszynko-Gryn with support from the Wellcome Trust, History & Policy, and Generation to Reproduction.

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