I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones
-Albert Einstein (contemplating nuclear devastation)

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Holly Barker to speak: From Nuclear Weapons to Nuclear Energy

Holly Barker, cultural anthropologist and faculty member at the University of Washington, will speak on "From Nuclear Weapons to Nuclear Energy" on Friday, February 24th at University Temple United Methodist Church in Seattle at 7:30 PM.

Holly has 18 years experience working in the Marshall Islands including working as the Senior Advisor to the Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), Washington D.C. She is the author of the book "Bravo for the Marshallese: Regaining Control in a Post-Nuclear, Post-Colonial World", co-author of "The Consequential Damages of Nuclear War: The Rongelap Report" and contributor to "Half Lives & Half Truths: Confronting the Radioactive Legacies of the Cold War".

"Consequential Damages of Nuclear War – The Rongelap Report" recently received the Millennium Award from the Society of Medical Anthropology for being the most significant and potentially influential contribution to medical anthropology over the last two years.

This event is co-sponsored by University Temple United Methodist Church, Hanford Challenge, Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility and Heart of America NW.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I have this book that she wrote-it is a real eye opener. Everyone should be aware of the damage caused in the Marshall Islands. These people have never recovered from this "accident"