CANCELLED - CREES 60th Anniversary Keynote Lecture. The Great Chernobyl Acceleration: A Humanist’s Encounter with the Science of Disasters
Kate Brown is professor of history in the Department of Science, Technology and Society at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the author of the prize-winning histories Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters (Oxford 2013) and A Biography of No Place: From Ethnic Borderland to Soviet Heartland (Harvard 2004). Brown was a 2009 Guggenheim Fellow. Her work has also been supported by the Carnegie Foundation, the NEH, ACLS, IREX, and the American Academy of Berlin, among others. Her latest book, Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future, will be published by Norton (US), Penguin Lane (UK), and Czarne (Poland) in spring 2019, and by Actes Sud (France) in October 2019.
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|Building:||Museum of Art|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Environment, European, History, Public Health, Soviet Union, Ukraine|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, International Institute, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia|
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