CANCELED Nuclear Communications

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The Institute for Ideas and Imagination

Columbia Global Centers | Paris, Reid Hall

4, rue de Chevreuse

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Thu, April 16, 2020 | Fri, April 17, 2020 Reid Hall | 4, rue de Chevreuse,

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A Public Discussion Between Artists and Academics About Nuclear Issues

THURSDAY, APRIL 16

10 am Lauren Redniss, Parsons School of Design: “Art and Love, Fusion and Fallout: Writing about Nuclear Physics for a General Audience.”

11 am Hebatalla Taha, Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po): “Atomic Apocalypse: Utopic and Dystopic Imaginations in Arabic Science Fiction.”

2 pm Richard Garwin, IBM: “Experience in Communication with Authorities and the Public Regarding Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons”

3 pm Samia Henni, Cornell University: “Bleu, Blanc, Rouge, Vert: France’s First Nuclear Bombs in the Algerian Sahara.”

4:30 pm Venance Journé, CNRS: “Probably the Greatest Threat to the Survival of Humankind.”

5:30 pm Jessica Schwartz, UCLA: “Radiation Songs: Nuclear Resonances from the Marshall Islands.”

6:30 pm END OF SESSION

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

10 am Ivana Hughes, Columbia University: “From Frontiers of Science to the Marshall Islands.”

11 am Benoît Pelopidas, Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po): “Teaching Nuclear Weapons Related Issues: Self-censorship and other Challenges.”

12 pm END OF SESSION

This event is organized in partnership with CGC | Paris.

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Columbia Global Centers | Paris, Reid Hall

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