What Sorts of People Should There Be? is a broad, interdisciplinary, collaborative project in the humanities and social sciences that is focused on human variation, normalcy, and enhancement. By weaving together distinct philosophical, historical, and comparative threads through the establishment of a Canadian-based team of 44 researchers from 18 disciplines, this project will undertake innovative work on this topic at the interface of the humanities, biotechnology, and the social and health sciences.
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One of their sub-projects is called "From Archives to Activism: Building Inclusive Communities Through Practices of Collective Memory". Contributors include: Sue Campbell, John Sutton, John Paul Himka, Lene Koch (Scandinavian eugenics), and Joanne Faulkner (working in part on the stolen generation). There will be work on trauma and memory, and on collective memory and reconciliation.