How did the IAEA, a diplomatic and political international organization, come to dominate scientific institutions with a long tradition in radiation protection?

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6th international workshop (Syros, Greece July 16-20, 2022): Communicating Science, Philosophy and Literature

The International Commission on Science and Literature DHST/IUHPST, the Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen- Nürnberg, the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn University, the department of Sociology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the postgraduate program on Science Communication of the Hellenic Open University and the Institute […]

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2022 Gordon Cain Conference

Diplomatic Studies of Science: The Interplay of Science, Technology, and International Affairs after the Second World War Monday, June 13, 2022–Tuesday, June 14, 20229:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. CET (UTC +1)Maison de la Chimie28, Rue Saint-Dominique75007 Paris, France The 2021 Gordon Cain Conference focuses on the fascinating interplay of science, technology, and international affairs after the Second […]

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Dr. Donatella Germanese

Donatella Germanese visited the STGS at FAU in February 2022 supported by the ERC-Project ‘Living with Radiation: The History of Radiation Protection and the International Atomic Energy Agency’. Donatella Germanese studies the interface between literature, the arts, and science. With a focus on the twentieth century, she examines how technology and scientific topics were discussed […]

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International History of Radiation Protection

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.

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The Historical Relations of the IAEA to Other Regulatory Agencies

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.

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Standardization and Implementation

The conceptual analysis of standardization is key to understanding scientific work at the interface of laboratory and clinical or industrial practice.

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