The Population Investigation Committee: Its history and influence over the last 75 years
An afternoon symposium to celebrate the launch of the historical archives of the Population Investigation Committee at the Wellcome Library.
Friday 18 February 2011, 14:30-18:30
Wellcome Trust Conference Centre,
183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE
Attendance is free and open to all but advance registration is required as places are limited. Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Edmund Ramsden (
): The history & origins of the PIC University of Exeter
Christopher Langford (
of Economics and Political Science): David Glass and the PIC London School
Prof. Michael Wadsworth (Medical Research Council): Setting up the 1946 Birth Cohort Study
Prof. Ian Deary (
): The Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947 University of Edinburgh
Prof. Richard Smith (
): Revisiting the Demography of the British Peerage University of Cambridge
Dr Lesley Hall (Wellcome Library): Placing the PIC in the context of the archival record
Followed by questions and discussion
For further information see http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/PIC/.