Co-Sponsored Event Series: Nuclear Fallout: Science and Society in Eurasia

October 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm


This event is part of the series "Nuclear Fallout: Science and Society" presented by the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies and co-sponsored by the WHC. Full schedule below and at the event series website. 



Location and Address

4130 Posvar Hall

Schedule of Events

A Live Interview with Anindita Banerjee (Cornell University)
October 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

“Atoms and Aliens in Eurasian Science Fiction”
Since the mid-20th century, science fiction has shaped our view of the nuclear. The possibilities and horrors of the nuclear has had a comparable impact on utopian and dystopian science fiction. American science fiction fans are well versed in the tropes. What was the relationship between the atom and Soviet/Post-Soviet science fiction? In this live interview, Anindita Banerjee will discuss the imagination of the nuclear in Soviet and post-Soviet science fiction.

A Live Interview with Edward Geist (RAND Corporation)
November 7, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm