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New Books Network Interview on Nuclear Bodies

I had a conversation with Ran Zwigenberg of Penn State University about Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha on the New Books Network. You can listen to the interview on any podcast app, or you can listen online at the New Books site here. Ran is a great scholar and also a good friend, and so the discussion is engaged and

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Global Hibakusha Article Up at The Asia-Pacific Journal / Japan Focus

I've just published a article which provides an overview to my new book, Nuclear Bodies. The article is simply titled, "Global Hibakusha," and can be found on the website of The Asia-Pacific Journal / Japan Focus. The article gives a quick overview of the structure and arguments of the book. It also has many of the short videos I produced on the book's themes embedded in the article itself. You can read the article here.You can find the website for Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakushai here.The

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Nuclear Bodies Released in North America

My new book Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha, has been released by Yale University Press in North America. You can now buy a copy through bookstores and online book sites. Links to major online suppliers are included on my website built for the book, which you can find here. The book will not be in stock at the Yale University Press warehouse in the UK until early May, and so it will become available in the rest of the world in May. Keep checking the book's website to learn about upcoming

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Nuclear Bodies Now Available

Ahead of schedule, my new book Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha has been released by Yale University Press.It is currently shipping in the US and Canada. It will be available in other countries in another month or so.To learn more about the book, and to find links to order it from Yale and other online sellers, visit the book's homepage: https://nuclearbodies.com

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COVID Calls Interview on Global Hibakusha w/Scott Gabriel Knowles

Scott Gabriel Knowles is a historian of disaster and a professor at the Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. Scott has been a pioneer in "disaster studies" as an academic discipline, and has been conducting a series of wide-ranging interviews with a spectrum of people on his COVIDcalls livestream and podcast. I had the privilege of talking with Scott this week about my book, Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha, nuclear

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Short Videos on Themes from the Book *Nuclear Bodies*

I have been producing short, sharable videos on the themes of my upcoming book, Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha, which will be released next month by Yale University Press. The video on nuclear waste messaging below is one of those. If you want to see others, you can find them all here. More about the book, and links to booksellers can be found

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Webinar Discussion of Nuclear Bodies Bo Jacobs in conversation with Kumar Sundaram and Dennis Riches

My new book, Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha will be released by Yale University Press next month. In anticipation of the release, I will be joining Kumar Sundaram and Dennis Riches for a conversation about the book, and a question and answer session with all who attend. The event will take place at noon on February 23rd (Japan time), additional times listed below. You can visit this page to learn more. Times:February 23: 12:00 JSTFebruary 23: 04:00 GMTFebruary 22: 22:00 US ESTFebruary 22:

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"Nuclear Memory Effects: Remembering Hiroshima and Forgetting Fukushima," Keynote Lecture for the Troubling Anniversaries Conference

I was honored to be asked to present the keynote lecture at the Troubling Anniversaries Conference held in October 2021 jointly by the Institute for Historical Research of the School of Advanced Study at the University of London, and the Center for Public History at Queen's University Belfast. The conference brought together a fascinating cross-section of scholars and practitioners. All of the sessions are available online and can be seen here. My keynote lecture explored memory culture in

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