Martijn van der Meer wins Roy Porter Essay Prize

The Society for the Social History of Medicine just awarded HHH member Martijn van der Meer the 2021 Roy Porter Prize, for his essay titled “Sown without Care – Dutch eugenicists and their call for optimising developmental conditions, 1919-1939.” As part of the prize, he will deliver a keynote lecture at the 2024 SSHM conference in Strathclyde. Congratulations Martijn!

The Roy Porter Student Essay Prize rewards the best unpublished student essay in the social history of medicine. Find out more about the prize and about the 2022 competition here.