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Announcement: Nuclear Bodies to be Published by Yale University Press in 2022

After years of research and writing, I am happy to report that I sent off the final manuscript for my next book, Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha to the publisher a few weeks ago.The book will be published by Yale University Press in February 2022. You can follow news about the book on its Twitter account here. Future blog posts here will present more of the books contents. I can't wait to see what the cover will look

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Nuclear Colonialism: Selecting the Irradiated, video of online lecture

On October 28, 2020, I presented an online lecture at Whitman College in their 2020 series on the academic theme of Race, Violence, and Health. The lecture was titled "Nuclear Colonialism: Selecting the Irradiated." In the talk I survey the selection of atmospheric nuclear test sites by the first five nuclear weapon states. These test sites were invariably located nearby to populations that lacked the political ability to stop the effort. Often these sites were in colonial or postcolonial

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