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Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster: The Definitive Story

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster: The Definitive Story

Chernobyl, Nuclear Accidents, Videos July 5, 2020 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

The National Arts Club presents a conversation with Adam Higginbotham, author of “Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster.” Higginbotham’s book is the definitive story of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, an “account that reads almost like the script for a movie.” (“The Wall Street Journal”).

(Re)Placing Chernobyl: Zoom Seminar Video

(Re)Placing Chernobyl: Zoom Seminar Video

Chernobyl, Videos July 5, 2020 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

On the 14th of May, 2020, a webinar (Re)Placing Chernobyl zoomed in on the popular HBO miniseries “Chernobyl” (2019) to explore the politics of aesthetics, the power of TV mediation of scientific expertise and the wide-ranging impacts of this cultural representation of the disaster. In the context of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, questions of public trust in science and the role of scientific experts in governance have returned to the forefront. The discussion roundtable gathered prominent scholars, artists and cultural producers to unpack the complexities that emerged in process of staging the Chernobyl disaster in the twenty first century.

On this Chernobyl anniversary, watch a new documentary on the disaster and interact online with the director

On this Chernobyl anniversary, watch a new documentary on the disaster and interact online with the director

Due to coronavirus, the Culture of Resistance Film’s latest documentary – Stalking Chernobyl: Wxploration After Apocalypse’ – will be premiered ‘online now. The film can be accessed FOR FREE from April 16 to April 26 And on April 26, the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day, at 17:00 GMT, you can join director Iara Lee as she discusses the film with special guests and answers viewers’ questions via Zoom.

“We Don’t Need Another Chernobyl”: Protest Intensifies Against Belarus’ New Nuclear Power Plant

“We Don’t Need Another Chernobyl”: Protest Intensifies Against Belarus’ New Nuclear Power Plant

For almost 10 years, Belarus has been building its first nuclear power plant. The launch of the first reactor has been repeatedly postponed, last time to the beginning of 2020. But there are those in the country and beyond who are opposing the construction and after the Chernobyl disaster no longer believe in “the peaceful atom”.