N.A.J. Taylor

Honorary Lecturer in Environmental and Nuclear Humanities
Honorary Lecturer

N.A.J. Taylor is a Research Fellow in the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences at the University of Melbourne, and an Honorary Lecturer in Environmental and Nuclear Humanities at the University of New South Wales. Taylor has published two books, Athens Dialogue (EPLO, 2013) and Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Routledge, 2017), as well as three special issues, “Re-imagining Hiroshima” (Critical Military Studies, 2015), “Internal Relations” (Borderlands, 2017) and “Reimagining Maralinga” (Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts, 2018). In development are two sole-authored manuscripts that investigate the problem of nuclear harm at posthuman scales and through visual politics, respectively.

Subject areas

Publications

Books
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Taylor NA J; Brown P; Barkley E, (eds.), 2018, Reimagining Maralinga
2018
Taylor NAJ; Brown P; Barkley E, (eds.), 2018, Reimagining Maralinga
2018
Taylor NAJ; Jacobs R, (ed.), 2017, Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear Humanities in the Post-Cold War, Routledge
2017
Taylor NA J; Jacobs R, 2017, Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear humanities in the post-Cold War,
2017
2013, Athens Dialogue on a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction as well as their Means of Delivery, European Public Law Organization
2013
Camilleri JA; Hamel-Green M; Hanson M; Michael MS; Taylor NA J, 2013, Athens Dialogue on a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction as well as their Means of Delivery, European Public Law Organization
2013
Book Chapters
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Taylor NA J; Jacobs R, 2017, 'On Hiroshima becoming history', in Taylor NA J; Jacobs R (ed.), Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear Humanities in the Post-Cold War, edn. War, Politics and Experience, Routledge, pp. 1 - 12
2017
2017, 'On Hiroshima becoming history', in Taylor NAJ; Jacobs R (ed.), , Routledge, pp. 1 - 12
2017
Taylor NA J; Jacobs R, 2017, 'Introduction: On Hiroshima becoming history', in Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear Humanities in the Post-Cold War, pp. 1 - 11,
2017
2017, 'Introduction: On Hiroshima becoming history', in Taylor NAJ; Jacobs R (ed.), , Routledge, pp. 1 - 12
2017
2012, 'A Rather Delicious Paradox: Social Responsibility and the Manufacture of Armaments', in Tench R; Sun W; Jones B (ed.), , Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 43 - 62
2012
Taylor NA J, 2012, 'A rather delicious paradox: Social responsibility and the manufacture of armaments', in Critical Studies on Corporate Responsibility, Governance and Sustainability, pp. 43 - 62,
2012
Taylor NA J, 2011, 'High-Risk Areas, Resources, and Sustainability', in Krosinsky C; Robins N; Viederman S (ed.), Evolutions in Sustainable Investing: Strategies, Funds and Thought Leadership, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 329 - 44
2011
2011, 'High-Risk Areas, Resources, and Sustainability', in Krosinsky C; Robins N; Viederman S (ed.), , John Wiley & Sons, pp. 329 - 44
2011
Taylor N, 2009, 'Consequentialism and the Ethics of Planning Research', in LoPiccolo F; Thomas H (ed.), ETHICS AND PLANNING RESEARCH, ASHGATE PUBLISHING LTD, pp. 13 - 28,
2009
2009, 'Consequentialism and the Ethics of Planning Research', in LoPiccolo F; Thomas H (ed.), , ASHGATE PUBLISHING LTD, pp. 13 - 28
2009
2009, 'Coming into view: Environmental, social and governance sustainability for institutional investors', in O Brien J (ed.), , Melbourne University Publishing
2009
Taylor NA J, 2009, 'Coming into view: Environmental, social and governance sustainability for institutional investors', in O Brien J (ed.), Opportunities Beyond Carbon, Melbourne University Publishing
2009
Conference Papers
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2018, 'Towards a narrative nuclear politics: From Trinity to Monte Bello, Emu and Maralinga', in Telling the Stories of Radiation Exposure Workshop, pp. 15 - 15
2018
Taylor NA J, 2018, 'Towards a narrative nuclear politics: From Trinity to Monte Bello, Emu and Maralinga', in Telling the Stories of Radiation Exposure Workshop, pp. 15 - 15
2018
Taylor NA J, 2017, 'An ecology of Antipodean nuclear art', in Cultural Enquiry Research Group, pp. 25 - 25
2017
2017, 'An ecology of Antipodean nuclear art', in Cultural Enquiry Research Group, pp. 25 - 25
2017
2017, 'Marking nuclear harm: Atomic art for the Anthropocene'
2017
2017, 'Earth ethics on nuclear time', in Reimagining the Politics and Ethics of Space for the Anthropocene
2017
Taylor NA J, 2017, 'After Shock—A post-Fukushima Artist’s Talk', in Panel discussion at the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts (TOPA)
2017
Taylor NA J, 2017, 'Earth ethics on nuclear time', in Reimagining the Politics and Ethics of Space for the Anthropocene
2017
2017, 'An ecology of Antipodean nuclear art', pp. 26 - 26
2017
Taylor NA J, 2017, 'Marking nuclear harm: Atomic art for the Anthropocene'
2017
2017, 'Marking nuclear harm: Art for the Anthropocene'
2017
Taylor NA J, 2017, 'An ecology of Antipodean nuclear art', pp. 26 - 26
2017
2017, 'After Shock—A post-Fukushima Artist’s Talk', in Panel discussion at the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts (TOPA)
2017
Taylor NA J, 2017, 'Marking nuclear harm: Art for the Anthropocene',
2017
Aistrope T; Gifkins J; Taylor NA J, 2016, 'Responsibly protecting Syrians: Reconciling R2P with the chemical weapons taboo', in Seventh Oceanic Conference on International Studies
2016
2016, 'Is there an ecological path to a nuclear-weapon free world?'
2016
Taylor NA J, 2016, 'Is there an ecological path to a nuclear-weapon free world?'
2016
2016, 'Responsibly protecting Syrians: Reconciling R2P with the chemical weapons taboo', in Seventh Oceanic Conference on International Studies
2016
2016, 'What are Internal Relations?'
2016
Fishel S; Taylor NA J, 2016, 'What are Internal Relations?'
2016
2015, 'Explorations in Antipodean nuclear thinking: Val Routley/Plumwood and Richard Routley/Sylvan', in The Seed Box: Environmental Humanities Collaboratory and The Posthumanities Hub, pp. 13 - 13
2015
Taylor NA J, 2015, 'Nuclear ethics as ecological ethics', in British International Studies Association Annual Conference, pp. 9 - 9
2015
2015, 'Nuclear ethics as ecological ethics', in British International Studies Association Annual Conference, pp. 9 - 9
2015
Taylor NA J, 2015, 'Explorations in Antipodean nuclear thinking: Val Routley/Plumwood and Richard Routley/Sylvan', in The Seed Box: Environmental Humanities Collaboratory and The Posthumanities Hub, pp. 13 - 13
2015
Taylor NA J, 2015, 'Nuclear visions: Suffering between living and dying', in Creative Arts and Nuclear Futures conference, Queensland Institute of Technology, pp. 10 - 10
2015
2015, 'Nuclear visions: Suffering between living and dying', in Creative Arts and Nuclear Futures conference, Queensland Institute of Technology, pp. 10 - 10
2015
Taylor NA J, 2015, 'The denuclearisation puzzle: Squaring IR theory with the nuclear-weapon-free zone’.', in Global Nuclear Order: Power, Challenges and Responses, pp. 9 - 9
2015
2015, 'The denuclearisation puzzle: Squaring IR theory with the nuclear-weapon-free zone’.', in Global Nuclear Order: Power, Challenges and Responses, pp. 9 - 9
2015
2014, 'Rethinking cosmopolitan solidarity: Nuclear harm from a cosmic point of view', in Environmental Philosophy and the Anthropocene Epoch, International Society for Environmental Ethics, International Association for Environmental Philosophy, Center for Environmental Philosophy
2014
Taylor NA J, 2014, 'Rethinking cosmopolitan solidarity: Nuclear harm from a cosmic point of view', in Environmental Philosophy and the Anthropocene Epoch, International Society for Environmental Ethics, International Association for Environmental Philosophy, Center for Environmental Philosophy
2014
Taylor NA J, 2012, 'Dialogue, difference and disarmament', in Middle East without Weapons of Mass Destruction: Civil Society Input Conference, pp. 15 - 15
2012
2012, 'Dialogue, difference and disarmament', in Middle East without Weapons of Mass Destruction: Civil Society Input Conference, pp. 15 - 15
2012
2011, 'Teaching social science as a language: From terroriser to gatekeeper of understanding', in Lumen International Scientific Conference, Lumen, pp. 7 - 7
2011
Taylor NA J, 2011, 'Teaching social science as a language: From terroriser to gatekeeper of understanding', in Lumen International Scientific Conference, Lumen, pp. 7 - 7
2011
2010, 'Business and human rights in the Middle East', pp. 7 - 7
2010
2010, 'Prospects for a denuclearised Middle East', pp. 21 - 21
2010
Taylor NA J, 2010, 'Business and human rights in the Middle East', pp. 7 - 7
2010
Taylor NA J, 2010, 'Prospects for a denuclearised Middle East', pp. 21 - 21
2010
2010, 'Assessing the legal and ethical dimensions of the arms industry', in Melbourne Forum on Doctoral Legal Research, University of Melbourne, pp. 10 - 10
2010
Taylor NA J, 2010, 'Assessing the legal and ethical dimensions of the arms industry', in Melbourne Forum on Doctoral Legal Research, University of Melbourne, pp. 10 - 10
2010
Haigh M; Shapiro M; Taylor NA J, 2009, 'The science of climate discourse'
2009
2009, 'Ethics, sustainability and the institutional investment industry', in Opportunities Beyond Carbon Conference, CleanTech Australia, pp. 13 - 13
2009
Taylor NA J, 2009, 'Ethics, sustainability and the institutional investment industry', in Opportunities Beyond Carbon Conference, CleanTech Australia, pp. 13 - 13
2009
2009, 'The science of climate discourse'
2009
Creative Works (non-textual)
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2017, Nuclear Deferral
2017
Taylor NA J, 2017, Nuclear Deferral
2017
Taylor NA J, 2016, Nuclear Deferral
2016
2016, Nuclear Deferral, Nuclear Deferral, Maxey Museum for Man and Nature, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, United States, 26 September 2016 - 28 September 2016
2016
2016, Nuclear Deferral
2016
Taylor NA J, 2016, Nuclear Deferral
2016
2016, Nuclear Deferral
2016
Taylor NA J, 2016, Nuclear Deferral, Nuclear Deferral, Maxey Museum for Man and Nature, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, United States, 26 - 28 September 2016
2016
Creative Written Works
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Taylor NA J, 2015, A response to Andrew Hustwaite’s Launches, Tinning Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2015
2015, A response to Andrew Hustwaite’s Launches, Tinning Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2015
2012, “I was the last one in the death link”: A response to Samuel Maoz’s Lebanon, This Blog Harms
2012
2012, A response to Luca Lana’s Eclipse 1
2012
Taylor NA J, 2012, A response to Luca Lana’s Eclipse 1
2012
Taylor NA J, 2012, “I was the last one in the death link”: A response to Samuel Maoz’s Lebanon, This Blog Harms
2012
2011, A response to Piers Greville’s Sublime Artifice
2011
Taylor NA J, 2011, A response to Piers Greville’s Sublime Artifice
2011
Journal articles
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Aistrope T; Gifkins J; Taylor NA J, 2018, 'The Responsibility to Protect and the Question of Attribution', Global Change, Peace & Security, vol. 30, pp. 1 - 15,
2018
Taylor NA J, 2018, 'Situated nuclear knowledges: An ecology of Antipodean nuclear art', Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts, pp. 13 - 13
2018
2018, 'Situated nuclear knowledges: An ecology of Antipodean nuclear art', Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts, pp. 13 - 13
2018
Taylor NA J, 2018, 'The problem of nuclear harm for andrew linklater, lorraine elliott and other contemporary cosmopolitans', Global Society, vol. 32, pp. 111 - 126,
2018
2018, 'The Problem of Nuclear Harm for Andrew Linklater, Lorraine Elliott and Other Contemporary Cosmopolitans', Global Society, vol. 32, pp. 111 - 126,
2018
Taylor NA J; Brown P; Barkley E, 2018, 'Why reimagine Maralinga?', Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts, pp. 3 [Online] - 3 [Online]
2018
2018, 'Why reimagine Maralinga?', Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts, pp. 3 [Online] - 3 [Online]
2018
Taylor NA J, 2017, 'Worming the World', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 9
2017
2017, 'Worming the World', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 9
2017
Fishel SR; Taylor NA J, 2017, 'Introduction: Baring our Internal Relations', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 8
2017
2017, 'Introduction: Baring our Internal Relations', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 8
2017
Taylor NA J, 2016, 'Anthropocosmic thinking on the problem of nuclear harm: A reply to Seth D. Clippard and a plea to Mary Evelyn Tucker and Tu Weiming', Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, vol. 10, pp. 58 - 65,
2016
2016, 'Anthropocosmic Thinking on the Problem of Nuclear Harm: A Reply to Seth D. Clippard and a Plea to Mary Evelyn Tucker and Tu Weiming', Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, vol. 10, pp. 58 - 65,
2016
Brincat S; Taylor NA J, 2015, 'Forum: Rank and Guile', Campus Review, pp. 3 - 4
2015
2015, 'Forum: Rank and Guile', Campus Review, pp. 3 - 4
2015
2015, 'Re-imagining Hiroshima', Critical Military Studies, vol. 1, pp. 99 - 101,
2015
Taylor NA J; Jacobs R, 2015, 'Re-imagining Hiroshima', Critical Military Studies, vol. 1, pp. 99 - 101,
2015
Taylor NA J, 2015, 'The Biosphere and Me', Journal of Narrative Politics, vol. 1, pp. 153 - 66
2015
2015, 'The Biosphere and Me', Journal of Narrative Politics, vol. 1, pp. 153 - 66
2015
2015, 'Editorial: Re-imagining Hiroshima', Critical Military Studies, vol. 1, pp. 99 - 101
2015
Taylor NA J; Jacobs R, 2015, 'Editorial: Re-imagining Hiroshima', Critical Military Studies, vol. 1, pp. 99 - 101
2015
Taylor NA J, 2013, 'Will Australia erode or build trust with Iran?', The Guardian,
2013
2013, 'Will Australia erode or build trust with Iran?', The Guardian
2013
Taylor NA J; Camilleri JA; Hamel-Green M, 2013, 'Dialogue on middle east biological, nuclear, and chemical weapons disarmament: Constraints and opportunities', Alternatives, vol. 38, pp. 78 - 98,
2013
2013, 'Dialogue on Middle East Biological, Nuclear, and Chemical Weapons Disarmament Constraints and Opportunities', Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, vol. 38, pp. 78 - 98,
2013
Camilleri JA; Taylor NA J, 2013, 'Australia should speak up about the nuclear Middle East', ABC The Drum,
2013
2013, 'Australia should speak up about the nuclear Middle East', ABC The Drum
2013
Hoffstaedter G; Taylor NA J, 2013, 'Education funding for whose future?', ABC The Drum,
2013
2013, 'Education funding for whose future?', ABC The Drum
2013
2013, 'The practice of harm in The Battle of Algiers', openDemocracy
2013
Taylor NA J, 2013, 'The practice of harm in The Battle of Algiers', openDemocracy,
2013
Taylor NA J, 2012, 'Andrew Linklater: The Problem of Harm in World Politics', Australian Book Review, pp. 47 - 8
2012
2012, 'Andrew Linklater: The Problem of Harm in World Politics', Australian Book Review, pp. 47 - 8
2012
Taylor NA J, 2011, 'Christopher Coker, War in an Age of Risk. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2009', Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 65, pp. 371 - 379,
2011
2011, 'Book Review: Anna Stavrianakis, Taking Aim at the Arms Trade: NGOs, Global Civil Society and the World Military Order (London and New York: Zed Books, 2010)', Millennium: Journal of International Studies, vol. 40, pp. 205 - 207,
2011
Taylor NA J, 2011, 'War in an Age of Risk', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, vol. 65, pp. 375 - 377,
2011
Taylor NA J, 2011, 'Reading and writing for the humanities and social sciences: How to interpret and marshal the literature, rather than be terrorized by it', Romanian Journal for Multidimensional Education, vol. 3, pp. 17 - 22
2011
2011, 'Reading and writing for the humanities and social sciences: How to interpret and marshal the literature, rather than be terrorized by it', Romanian Journal for Multidimensional Education, vol. 3, pp. 17 - 22
2011
2011, 'War in an Age of Risk', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, vol. 65, pp. 375 - 377
2011
2011, 'Christopher Coker, War in an Age of Risk. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2009', Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 65, pp. 371 - 379,
2011
Taylor NA J, 2011, 'Football Hooliganism as Collective Violence: Explaining Variance in Britain Through Interpersonal Boundaries, 1863-1989', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF SPORT, vol. 28, pp. 1750 - 1771,
2011
Taylor NA J, 2011, 'Taking Aim at the Arms Trade: NGOs, Global Civil Society and the World Military Order', MILLENNIUM-JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, vol. 40, pp. 205 - 207,
2011
2010, 'Aesthetics and World Politics, by Roland Bleiker (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)', Global Change, Peace & Security, vol. 22, pp. 391 - 392,
2010
Taylor NA J, 2010, 'Not quite so super', ABC The Drum,
2010
2010, 'Not quite so super', ABC The Drum
2010
Taylor NA J, 2010, 'Aesthetics and world politics', GLOBAL CHANGE PEACE & SECURITY, vol. 22, pp. 391 - 392,
2010
2009, 'The Grey Matter', The Big Issue, pp. 18 - 19
2009
Taylor NA J, 2009, 'The Grey Matter', The Big Issue, pp. 18 - 19
2009
Donald MS; Taylor N, 2008, 'Does "sustainable" investing compromise the obligations owed by superannuation trustees?', AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS LAW REVIEW, vol. 36, pp. 47 - 61,
2008
2008, 'Does “sustainable” investing compromise the fiduciary duties owed by superannuation trustees?', Australian Business Law Review, vol. 36, pp. 47 - 61
2008
Reports
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2010, Operating Responsibly in the Middle East and North Africa: Implementing the United Nations ’Guidance on Responsible Business and Investment in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas’, Taylor McKellar
2010
Taylor NA J; McKellar R, 2010, Operating Responsibly in the Middle East and North Africa: Implementing the United Nations ’Guidance on Responsible Business and Investment in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas’, Taylor McKellar
2010
Taylor NA J; Donald S, 2007, Sustainable Investing: Marrying Sustainability Concerns with the Quest for Financial Return for Superannuation Trustees, Russell Investment Group
2007
2007, Sustainable Investing: Marrying Sustainability Concerns with the Quest for Financial Return for Superannuation Trustees, Russell Investment Group
2007
Theses / Dissertations
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Taylor NA J, 2018, The Problem of Nuclear Harm: An Ethical Ecology, phdthesis, The University of Queensland
2018
2018, The Problem of Nuclear Harm: An Ethical Ecology, The University of Queensland
2018
2008, Football hooliganism and War: Nationalism and masculinity as boundaries in collective violence, The University of Sydney
2008
Taylor NA J, 2008, Football hooliganism and War: Nationalism and masculinity as boundaries in collective violence, mastersthesis, The University of Sydney
2008
Working Papers
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Taylor NA J, 2016, On the possibility of an Arendtian nuclear theory,
2016
2016, On the possibility of an Arendtian nuclear theory,
2016
Taylor NA J, 2013, Responsibly protecting Syrians,
2013
2013, Responsibly protecting Syrians,
2013