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Congress at Geneva


The fourth International Congress of Criminal Anthropology will be held at Geneva from the 24th to the 29th August next. The British members of the International Committee are Dr. Buchanan (Bengal Central Gaol), Dr. Clouston, Havelock Ellis, Francis Galton, Dr. Garson, Bevan Lewis, Dr. Maudsley, Douglas Morrison, and Dr. Nicolson. The organisers, for the first time in these Congresses, have been at some pains to secure British co-operation, and it is to be hoped that their efforts will be successful. Dr. Ladame (the President of the Committee), at Geneva, will be pleased to receive the names of those who propose to be present. The subscription, entitling to the preliminary reports and to the subsequent volume of Proceedings, is fixed at 20 francs. The papers and discussions at present on the programme include “The Positive Facts Demonstrating the Born Criminal” (introduced by Morselli), “Sexual Perversion from the Point of View of Criminality” (Garnier), “Sexual Inversion” (Magitot), “Professional Criminality” (Tarde), “Relation of Criminal Statistics to Professional Statistics” (Kurella), “The Results of Ancestral Alcoholism (Legrain), “Youthful Offenders” (Roussel), “Unrecognised Insanity and the Need for More Frequent Medical Intervention” (Garnier), “Criminal Suggestion” (Bérillon), “The Diagnosis of ‘Moral Insanity”’ (Benedikt), “The Treatment of Criminals” (Lombroso and Brockway), “The Classification of Criminals” (Garofalo), “The Teaching of Criminal Anthropology” (Lacaassagne), “The Brain Cortex in Criminals and Epileptics” (Roncoroni), and many other papers of interest and importance by Motet, Sighele, Galton, Näcke, Ferri, Mendel, Ballet, Drill, Manouvrier, Aubry, Van Hamel, etc.

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