Our next guest lecture will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022 (18:00 CEST), by Dr. Fabian Lüscher: Nuclear Ambiguities: Insights from the History of Science and an NGO Perspective Using nuclear energy has always been ambiguous. This technology was one of the defining aspects of the Cold War and remains crucial to political decision […]
In 1985, a black and white filmstrip called “Peaceful Atom in the CMEA Countries”, was released by the Diafilm Studio (USSR). It tells about the achievements in the area of atomic energy in the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance member-countries since the 1950s, and the grand plans for the future of the industry, including joint research programs, construction of new […]
Loukas Freris Working on the history of radiation protection in Greece, about a year ago I went to the apartment of Alexios Spanidis, son of the first president of the Greek Atomic Energy Commission and the Nuclear Research Center “Demokritos,” Athanasios Spanidis, in order to interview him. After the end of the interview, we had—as usual—an off-the-record conversation. […]
As a unique technoscientific and diplomatic organization, the IAEA embodies the defining feature of post-WWII nuclear research: political collaboration on an international level became the precondition for any international scientific cooperation.More InfoProjects
In the late 1950s the UN started to develop an international regulatory system for managing ionizing radiation risks based heavily on the geopolitical division of the world.More Info
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