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The Blinken European Institute Presents: The Ethical-Political Economy of Nuclear Waste

General Programming

dateFebruary 9, 2012 timeThursday, 5:30pm EST location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
  • Blinken European Institute
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
  • Photo ID required for entry
Toxic waste barrels piled in front of Reichstag building in Berlin

Professor Galison's talk on the Ethical-Political Economy of Nuclear Waste is part of the ongoing series "Bringing Back Political Economy: Europe, Ground Zero" co-sponsored by the Blinken European Institute and the Heyman Center for the Humanities. Deborah Coen, Assistant Professor of History at Barnard College, will serve as commentator and Michele Alacevich, Associate Research Scholar at the Heyman Center for the Humanities, will chair.

  • Featured Speaker Peter Galison Joseph Pellegrino University Professor Director, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments Harvard University
  • Commentator Deborah Coen Professor of History and Chair of History of Science and Medicine Yale University
  • Chair Michele Alacevich Assistant Professor of History and Director of Global Studies Loyola University, Maryland