Category Archives: Hiroshima

Keep Calm and Carry on: Britain and the Bomb

On 9th of February, 2015, our Department hosted a special event in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing. Our Cold War experts, Dr Linda Risso, Dr Mara Oliva and Professor Patrick Major discussed the effects and the … Continue reading

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THE FAILURE OF NUCLEAR DETERRENCE

On 9th of February, 2015, our Department hosted a special event in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing. Our Cold War experts, Dr Linda Risso, Dr Mara Oliva and Professor Patrick Major discussed the effects and the … Continue reading

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THE ATOMIC BOMB AND PUBLIC OPINION

On 9th of February, 2015, our Department hosted a special event in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing. Our Cold War experts, Dr Linda Risso, Dr Mara Oliva and Professor Patrick Major discussed the effects and the … Continue reading

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Reading History and Hiroshima

Our second blog of our Hiroshima 1945-2015 feature is by Dr Jacqui Turner and Guy Baxter Dr Turner ¬†also discussed the Department of History’s link with Hiroshima in an interview for BBC South. Click below for full video Dr Jacqui … Continue reading

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Rising from the Ashes: A True Story of Survival and Forgiveness from Hiroshima

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, we are featuring a new blog series, HIROSHIMA 1945-2015, throughout August. Our first blog is by Dr Akiko MIkamo. Dr MIkamo was born and raised in Hiroshima by parents who survived … Continue reading

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