Monthly Archives: January 2015

February 1st: Jonathan Seckl: On Epigenetics and Transgenerational Trauma

Jonathan Seckl is Professor of Molecular Medicine at Edinburgh University. He writes, ‘Exposure to stress hormones and other challenges before or soon after birth ‘hardwires’ the body and brain, thus determining the lifetime risk of psychiatric, metabolic and cardiac disorders. But how does this risk occur and can it persist into subsequent unexposed generations? This may reflect epigenetics, the emerging science of how the environment meets our genes.’

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January 21st: Launch event for After Genocide

After Genocide

The Lit’s very own Sue Lieberman spoke to us at this time last year on the book that she had just then finished.  We are happy to announce that After Genocide is now published, by Karnac Books and will be formally launched in Edinburgh on Wednesday 21st January, 2015, just before Holocaust Memorial Day, at Blackwell’s Bookshop, 53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh. The event will start at 6.30pm.  This event is ticketed, but tickets are FREE. Tickets are available from the front desk at Blackwell’s Bookshop, by emailing events.edinburgh@blackwell.co.uk or by phoning 0131 622 8218.

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