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Hiroshima City University 
Hiroshima Peace Institute 

Professor 
Alan Jacobs Robert 

Birth:1960  
Tel.082-830-1811  
Fax.082-830-1812  
 

Career
Research Assistant Professor: Hiroshima Peace Institute / Hiroshima City University  2005/10-2009/03 
Research Associate Professor: Hiroshima Peace Institute / Hiroshima City University  2010/04/01-2016/03/31 
Research Professor: Hiroshima Peace Institute / Hiroshima City University  2016/04/01-Present 

Academic background
University of Minnesota at Minneapolis  1993  Graduated  USA 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  History  Master course  1995  Completed  USA 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  History  Doctor course  2004  Completed  USA 

Current state of research and teaching activities
Education: I teach three classes in Hiroshima & Peace each year. I teach a graduate course in the Faculty of International Studies. I present lectures in several other classes. Research: I conduct primary research on the history of nuclear weapon testing and on the impact of nuclear weapons on society. 

Research Areas
Global History and Culture of Nuclear Technologies, Radiation Technopolitics, Anthropocene Studies, Global Cold War, Hibakusha Studies, Military Colonialism and Nuclear Post-Colonial Studies 

Research keywords
Nuclear weapons 
American history and culture 
hibakusha studies 
nuclear testing 
war and peace studies 
popular culture studies 

Subject of research
Impact of nuclear weapons and nuclear testing on society 

Research Funds
Grant-in-Aid from Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture  The Study of the Use of Information Gathered at the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission to Design Plans for Radiological Warfare and for Troop Participation in Nuclear Tests in the United States  2008/04-2011/03 
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Bibliography
After Fukushima: Legacies of 3.11  “Fukushima radiation inside/out”  University of Pennsylvania Press  2019 
Toxic immanence  “Inheritance: Radiant reflections from Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima”  McGill-Queens University Press  2019 
War and childhood in the age of the World Wars  “Seeing children hidden behind the clouds of Hiroshima and Nagasaki” 267-282  Cambridge University Press  2019 
Nuclear bodies: Radioactive decay of self, community and planet  Yale University Press  2019 
Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear humanities in the Post-Cold War  Jacobs, Robert and N.A.J. Taylor, eds.  “Introduction: On Hiroshima becoming history”1-11  Routledge Press  2018 
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Papers
Research paper (scientific journal)  Joint  “Transforming violence into peace through education”  Asian Journal of Peacebuilding  6/ 1  2018 
Research paper (scientific journal)  Joint  “The Global Hibakusha Project: Nuclear post-colonialism and its intergenerational legacy”  Unlikely: Journal for the Creative Arts 5  2018 
Research paper (scientific journal)  Only  “Imagining a nuclear World War Two in Europe: Preparing U.S. troops for the battlefield use of nuclear weapons”  Robert Jacobs  Estonian Yearbook of Military History  7/ 13, 166-186  2018/02 
Research paper (scientific journal)  Only  “The visible and the invisible when considering Northern European spent permanent spent nuclear fuel storage”  Robert Jacobs  Hiroshima Peace Research Journal  5, 13-33  2018/03 
Research paper (scientific journal)  Only  “The Bravo Test and the death and life of the global ecosystem in the early Anthropocene”  Robert Jacobs  Asia-Pacific Journal  13/ 29-1  2015/07/20 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation(invited, special)  “Colonialism and its impact on democratic peace:the nuclear Pacific”  “Processes of Peace and Democratization” workshop at the Catholic University of Portugal  2018/12 
Oral presentation(invited, special)  “The invisible nuclear war hidden inside of the Cold War”  Peace Studies Workshop at the University of Bradford  2018/03/08 
Oral presentation(keynote)  “Hiroshima in America, America in Hiroshima"  Chugoku Association of Elementary School Principles  2017/12/05 
Oral presentation(keynote)  “The fallout of Chicago Pile-1”  Physics Colloquia commemorating the 75th anniversary of CP-1 experiment  2017/10/26  URL 
Oral presentation(invited, special)  “The social construction of nuclear competence and disaster”  The Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences  2017/07/27 
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Allotted class
Doctoral Seminar 
American cultural history 
Peace Studies I 
Peace and Human Rights 
American cultural history 
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Social activities
Hibakusha: Our Life to Live  2009/04-2010/03 
Imagine Peace!  2009/04-2010/03 
Nonkilling History Research Committee  2009/04-2010/03  Nonkilling History Research Committee 
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Memberships of academic societies
International Big History Association 
Society for Social Studies of Science 
Society for the History of Technology 
Japanese American Studies Society 
Popular Culture Association 
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Committee Career
Academic advisor  Hibakusha: Our life to live (Memory Productions, 2010, a film by David Rothauser)  2010-2010 
Project member  Nonkilling History Research Committee, Center for Global Nonkilling  2009-Present 
Project member  Imagine Peace! Zurich University for the Arts  2009-Present 
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Open lecture
The Fourth HPI Public Lecture Series in English  Public lecture  2019/01-2019/01  “The birth of nuclear power in the Manhattan Project: CP-1 and Hanford” 
The Third HPI Public Lecture Series in English  Public lecture  2018/02-2018/02  “Discourses of nuclear competence and catastrophe” 
Presentation to the Think Global School  Others  2018/02-2018/02  "Hibakusha communities: Disasters and consequences" 
Presentation to students from Waseda University of Tokyo  Others  2018/02-2018/02  The Manhattan Project, the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the development of nuclear weapons 
The Hiroshima Seminar  Open lecture  2018/01-2018/01  “Global hibakusha: Radiation exposures around the world” 
Presentation to a delegation of senior United Nations tour guides  Others  2017/12-2017/12  “How Hiroshima was received and taught in the United States” 
Presentation to graduate students from Southern Illinois University  Others  2017/05-2017/05  “Radiation and politics” 
Presentation to graduate students from Georgetown University of Qatar  Others  2017/05-2017/05  “Radiation and food in Fukushima” 
Presentation to members of the Royal College of Defense Studies (UK)  Others  2017/05-2017/05  Why nuclear weapons have not been used in war since 1945” 
The Second HPI Public Lecture Series in English  Public lecture  2017/01-2017/01  “Domesticating Hiroshima in early Cold War America” 
GSAPS program of Waseda University of Tokyo  Others  2016/08-2016/08  “Peace and the risk of nuclear weapon usage” 
Presentation to members of the Royal College of Defense Studies (UK)  Others  2016/07-2016/07  “The origins of Japan’s peace constitution” 
Hiroshima Peace Forum of the Mayors for Peace  Others  2016/07-2016/07  “Pursuing peace from the United States to Hiroshima” 
Peace Seminar of Jogakuin University  Others  2016/06-2016/06  “Nuclear test sites and military colonialism” 
“The US Presidential Election and Nuclear Policy in Historical Perspective”  Public lecture  2008/11-Present 
“Nuclear War Movies and Survivors in American Culture”  Public lecture  2006/06-Present 
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