Posts tagged with ‘nuclear’

How do we strengthen international peace and security in the nuclear age and when other emerging technologies are disrupting established stability?

Join us for an interactive nonproliferation panel exploring the relationship between international peace and modern technologies and possible consequences with guest speakers Paul Ingram and Richard Norton-Taylor.

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Bunker mentality: the family fallout shelter in US thought and culture

Tom Bishop, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies presents this lecture. Although now the subject of satirical retro-futuristic depictions in video games and TV shows, the family fallout shelter and the question of ‘to dig or not to dig’ once occupied a central and very serious place in U.S. culture. With the release of Bethesda’s Fallout 4 set to bring these debates back to the forefront of US popular culture the time seems right to re-examine the origins of shelter culture and its depictions in film, literature and on screen.

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