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Comics and Transnational Exchanges

Lawrence Grove, Anne Magnussen, and Ann Miller

the Chernobyl accident, whose subject matter is a (fictional) nuclear disaster on German soil and its consequences. McPhail notes the change in the political and ideological climate that has taken place since Pausewang's book was written: where her

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The Nuclear/Nuclear Family

Moralities of Intimacy under COVID-19

Petra Tjitske Kalshoven

fallout from Chernobyl that contaminated sheep grazing on the Cumbrian fells in 1986 ( Wynne 1992 ). See Arnold (1992) for a detailed account of the Windscale Fire; Hogg (2016) and Blowers (2017) for histories of Sellafield; Wynne and colleagues

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Introduction

Posthuman? Nature and Culture in Renegotiation

Kornelia Engert and Christiane Schürkmann

exposed and transformed into an ethical category. Phenomena, incidents, and developments—such as the great challenge of climate change, accidents as witnessed in Chernobyl 1989, catastrophes such as tsunamis and bushfires, or the mutation of pathogens as

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Alena Minchenia

declaration of independence by the Belarusian People's Republic (BPR) on 25 March 1918; 10 and the Chernobyl March (commemoration of the Chernobyl disaster on 26 April). For these actions, professional protesters decide on details such as the schedule

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Malfunctioning Affective Infrastructures

How the “Broken” Road Becomes a Site of Belonging in Postindustrial Eastern Siberia

Vasilina Orlova

rupture. An example of such affective powers activated in disruption can be the Chernobyl disaster ( Brown 2013, 2019 ; Petryna 1995 ). This does not mean that a smoothly functioning road does not produce or reveal its affect, but it does suggest that

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Chemical Agents

The Biopolitical Science of Toxicity

Melina Packer

recall how they were forced to “remove” nuclear waste from the Chernobyl catastrophe (beginning in 1986) after robots disposed to complete the same task could not operate because of such extraordinarily high levels of radioactivity. This uneven proximity

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The Double Force of Vulnerability

Ethnography and Environmental Justice

Grant M. Gutierrez, Dana E. Powell, and T. L. Pendergrast

) ethnography of the Chernobyl disaster offers another deeply place-based study of the meanings that accrue around nuclear contamination, and of the political experience of occupation, dispossession of territory, and nationalism. Beyond the nuclear

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Instead of a Novel

Sophia Yablonska's Travelogues in the History of Modern Ukrainian Literature

Olena Haleta

), 2:424–425. 12 Marko Robert Stech, “Panorámy postčernobyl'skej ukrajinskej poviedky: Od katastrofy ku katarzii?” [Panoramas of post-Chernobyl Ukrainian short story: From disaster to catharsis?], in Ukrajina, davaj, Ukrajina! [Ukraine, come on

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Eugene N. Anderson, Jodie Asselin, Jessica diCarlo, Ritwick Ghosh, Michelle Hak Hepburn, Allison Koch, and Lindsay Vogt

“green” attitudes toward technology that emerged in the mid-twentieth century were a response to the excesses of capitalism, disasters like Chernobyl, and technologies such as DDT. When these “green” attitudes were translated into policy, he claims, they

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Conjuring “the people”

The 2013 Babylution protests and desire for political transformation in postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Larisa Kurtović

: University of Minnesota Press . Petryna , Adriana . 2002 . Life exposed: Biological citizens after Chernobyl . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Piot , Charles . 2010 . Nostalgia for the future: West Africa after the Cold War . Chicago