Book Discussion – Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha with Dr. Robert Jacobs

C. K. Choi Building for the Institute of Asian Research 1855 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Cold War nuclear testing, production, and disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima have exposed millions to dangerous radioactive particles; these millions are the global hibakusha. This talk will discuss the plight of communities that were exposed to this fallout, while also examining the colonialism(s) with which nuclear weapon states “select the irradiated,” the political use of […]