Tatiana Kasperski

Dr. Tatiana Kasperski is a Research Fellow at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She is a specialist of politics and history of technology and environment; her research focuses on Soviet and post-Soviet spaces and on Eastern Europe. The author of Les politiques de la radioactivité : Tchernobyl et la mémoire nationale en Biélorussie contemporaine (Paris: Pétra, 2020), she has studied the impact of the nuclear age on the various populations affected by working in nuclear enterprise and technological failure including accidents and disasters, waste (mis)handling and disposal, and public involvement in the technology assessment process. Kasperski has been a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow and a recent Researcher-in-Residence in Rachel Carson Center. From 2015-19 she was a researcher in the EU Horizon 2020 Programme HoNEST (History of Nuclear Energy and Society), project; a collaborator on a Östersjöstiftelsen collective project “Nuclear legacies” at Södertörn University; and more recently a co-researcher in the “Atomic Heritage goes Critical: Waste, Community and Nuclear Imaginaries” project funded by the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and coordinated by Linköping University. A French citizen, Kasperski was born in Belarus. She reads and speaks seven languages.