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Nuclear Bodies: DiaNuke Conversation with Robert (Bo) Jacobs [Webinar Recording]

Nuclear Bodies: DiaNuke Conversation with Robert (Bo) Jacobs [Webinar Recording]

Events, Videos February 27, 2022 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

The first book talk for *Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha* held online on February 23, 2022. The talk was hosted by Seijo University and DiaNuke.org. Dennis Riches, Kumar Sundaram and Ran Zwigenberg joined in conversation about the book.

Consequences of Nuclear Tests, Pokhran and Beyond: An Interview  with Prof. Robert Jacobs

Consequences of Nuclear Tests, Pokhran and Beyond: An Interview with Prof. Robert Jacobs

This month in India marked 21 years of the 1998 Pokharan nuclear tests, amid an acerbic and jingoist election campaign, resulting in the Hindu nationalist BJP’s return to power with Mr. Narendra Modi at the helm. Now that the cacophony of the election season is over, and the PM has extended greetings to his Pakistani counterpart, it is time we think more seriously about the impacts of intensifying militarization in a nuclear South Asia. We interviewed Prof. Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute on the various human, climatic and political implications of nuclear tests.

Narrative Histories of Nuclear Disaster : Prof. Robert Jacobs on Global Hibakusha [Video]

Narrative Histories of Nuclear Disaster : Prof. Robert Jacobs on Global Hibakusha [Video]

Videos January 22, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

Narrative Histories of Nuclear Disaster : Prof. Robert Jacobs on Global Hibakusha

‘My Grandfather Flew Planes to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the other Grandfather was a Victim’

‘My Grandfather Flew Planes to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the other Grandfather was a Victim’

Nuclear Weapons December 24, 2017 at 5:11 am 0 comments

In a time of political uncertainty, what can we learn from the last eye witnesses of the first and hopefully only nuclear war, or Japan’s nuclear meltdown? My grandfather, Jacob Beser , was the only man in the world to have flown on both planes hat dropped the atomic bombs, and as a child I met the friend of my OTHER grandfather,a survivor from Hiroshima. I followed this strange coincidence to Japan and have been working with the survivors ever since.