Columbia University History of Science Society


Nuclear Fallout in Kazakhstan
February 25, 2010, 6:21 am
Filed under: Events

Between 1949 and 1989, the Soviet Union conducted more than 450 nuclear tests in northern Kazakhstan, at the Semipalatinsk Test Site. Many Kazakhs suffer deformities or have died from the radioactive fallout.

Click the following link to the Washington Post’s gallery on Kazakhstan’s uranium gamble.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2010/02/24/GA2010022403051.html

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BRAINWASHING, MIND CONTROL, AND THE INNER HISTORY OF THE COLD WAR
February 16, 2010, 3:18 am
Filed under: Events

An Interdisciplinary Colloquium of the Consortium for Intellectual and Cultural History

FRIDAY, MARCH 5
Deutsches Haus, Columbia University
Organized by Stefan Andriopoulos and Andreas Killen Deutsches Haus

Located at
420 West 116th Street, between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive.

Schedule of Events

10 am to 12 pm:
TIMOTHY MELLEY (U of Ohio):
Terrorism, Mind Control and the Cultural Legacyof the Cold War
ANDREAS KILLEN (CUNY):
Homo Pavlovius: Conditioning, Cinema, and the Cold War Subject
Respondent and Moderator: Andreas Huyssen (Columbia)

2 pm to 4 pm:
Alison Winter (Chicago):
Manchurian Candidates: Forensic Hypnosisin the Cold War
Stefan Andriopoulos (Columbia):
The Sleeper: Hypnotism, Mind Control, Terrorism