Virtual Event: Nuclear Risk and the Fukushima Daiichici Nuclear Disaster

Join the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History for the latest installment of our ongoing virtual Atomic History Speaker Series on Friday, March 24th at 6 pm (MT). Dr. Majia Nadesan will be discussing some of the nitty-gritty details of the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster with a particular focus on how risk and privatization played a part in creating the conditions for a disaster of this scale. Find out more about how politics and scientific uncertainty complicate risk assessment and influence nuclear power!

This event is $10 to attend virtually, Museum members receive a discount, and Atomic History Patron Members can attend for free. Advance registration is required to attend. Donations are appreciated.

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Majia Nadesan

About Professor Majia Nadesan

Majia Nadesan is a professor of communication in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. She received her doctorate in communication studies in 1993 from Purdue University after earning her bachelor's and master's degrees in the same subject from San Diego State University. Prior to joining the faculty at ASU's College of Human Services in 1994, Nadesan was an assistant professor at Syracuse University.

Professor Nadesan’s interdisciplinary research examines the ethical implications of societal governing logic and risk-management strategies. Most recently her work has examined the biopolitics of pandemic governance and the crisis of liberal rights of self-determination in the context of growing authoritarianism globally.

At ASU's West campus, Nadesan teaches courses that look at risk and communications, bio/ethics, disability studies, economic and corporate communication, propaganda and social advocacy, and interpretive and critical methods.