Publications

N.A.J. Taylor has been practicing as a writer, of words and images, for over a decade. The following chronology of works includes outputs produced since 2010 only. For a complete listing of published works alongside other activities, please download the full CV or one-page BIO.

Under contract

Paul Brown, N.A.J. Taylor and Ellise Barkley (eds.), “Reimagining Monte Bello, Emu, and Maralinga: Australia’s Nuclear Culture”. Special issue under contract to Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts, to be delivered in December 2017. [Including contributions by: Ellise Barkley, Jessie Boylan, Mick Broderick, Paul Brown, Teresa Crea, Linda Dement, Merilyn Fairskye, Adrian Glamorgan, Robert Jacobs, Luke Harrald, Steve Harrison, Avon Hudson, Christobel Mattingley, Nic Mollison, Gordon Murray, Warren (Ebay) Paul, Keith Peters, Elizabeth PO, John Romeril, Mima Smart, N.A.J. Taylor, and John Turpie.] [PDF of proposal]

N.A.J. Taylor and Stefanie Fishel, Worlding Relations: Manhattan Project Narratives. Co-authored book under advanced contract to Routledge’s Worlding Beyond the West book series, to be delivered in December 2018. [PDF of abstract]

N.A.J. Taylor, Antipodean Nuclear Feminisms. Sole-authored book under advanced contract to Palgrave Macmillan’s Global Outreach programme, to be delivered in December 2019. [PDF of abstract]

2017

N.A.J. Taylor and Robert Jacobs (eds.), Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear Humanities in the post-Cold War, Routledge, U.K.: London, 2017. [Including contributions by: Stuart Bender, Makeda Best, Mick Broderick, Adam Broinowski, Thomas Doyle II, Stefanie Fishel, Robert Jacobs, Yuki Miyamoto, Marcel Quiroz, Jessica Rapson, Erik Ropers, Imafuku Ryuta, Kathleen Sullivan, Shinpei Takeda, N.A.J. Taylor, and Ran Zwigenberg.] [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor and Robert Jacobs, ‘On Hiroshima becoming history’, in N.A.J. Taylor and Robert Jacobs (eds.), Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear Humanities in the post-Cold War, Routledge, U.K.: London, 2017, pp.1-12. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Nuclear deferral’, in Livia Monnet and Peter C. van Wyck (eds.), Toxic Immanence: Nuclear Legacies, Futures, and the Place of Twenty-First Century Nuclear Environmental Humanities, McGill-Queens University Press, Canada: Montreal, Quebec, c. 2018. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘An ecology of Antipodean nuclear art’. Departmental seminar at the Cultural Enquiry Research Group (CERG) Seminar Series, Federation University, Ballarat, Australia, July 3, 2017. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, Nuclear Deferral, “Postcards from the Anthropocene: Unsettling the Geopolitics of Representation” symposium at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 22-24, 2017. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Earth ethics on nuclear time’. Paper presented at the 2nd Peaceful Coexistence Colloquium: Reimagining the Politics and Ethics of Space for the Anthropocene, University of Lapland, Pyhätunturi, Finland, June 6-9, 2017. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘An ecology of Antipodean nuclear art’. Keynote lecture sponsored by the Department of Art History and Film Studies and the Department of Literatures and Languages of the World, University of Montréal, Montréal, Canada, March 11, 2017. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Marking nuclear harm: Atomic art for the Anthropocene’. Paper presented at the From Trinity to Fukushima and Beyond: New Approaches to Nuclear Culture and the Nuclear Arts in the 20th and 21st Century, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, March 10, 2017. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘After Shock—A post-Fukushima Artist’s Talk’. Panel discussion at the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts (TOPA), Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, February 12, 2017. [PDF available on request]

2016

Civil Nuclear Transfers to India Bill 2016, November 15, 2016. 2pp. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, Nuclear Deferral, Maxey Museum for Man and Nature, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, United States, September 26-28, 2016. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor and Andrew Hustwaite, Nuclear Deferral, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne, Australia, August 17-September 11, 2016. Curated by N.A.J. Taylor. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Is there an ecological path to a nuclear-weapon free world?’. Paper presented at the British International Studies Association Global Nuclear Orders Working Group Conference, Centre for Science and Security Studies, King’s College London, London, England, September 8-9, 2016. [PDF available on request]

Tim Aistrope, Jess Gifkins, and N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Responsibly protecting Syrians: Reconciling R2P with the chemical weapons taboo’. Paper presented at the Seventh Oceanic Conference on International Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, July 5, 2016. [PDF available on request]

Stefanie Fishel and N.A.J. Taylor, “What are Internal Relations?”. Paper presented at the 57th ISA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, March 17, 2016. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘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 No.1, March 2016, pp.58-65. [PDF]

Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission of South Australia, March 17, 2016. 2pp. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘On the possibility of an Arendtian nuclear theory’, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities, January 31, 2016. [LINK]

2015

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Explorations in Antipodean Nuclear Thinking: Val Routley/Plumwood and Richard Routley/Sylvan’. Paper presented at The Seed Box: Environmental Humanities Collaboratory and The Posthumanities Hub, Linkoping University, Sweden, September 20, 2015. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The denuclearisation puzzle: Squaring IR theory with the nuclear-weapon-free zone’. Paper presented at the British International Studies Association’s Global Nuclear Order Conference: Power, Challenges and Responses, University of Birmingham, England, September 18, 2015. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor and Robert Jacobs (eds.), “Re-imagining Hiroshima”, Critical Military Studies, Vol. 1 Is. 2, August 2015. [Including contributions by: Makeda Best, Thomas Doyle II, Stefanie Fishel, Robert Jacobs, Yuki Miyamoto, elin o’Hara slavik, Kathleen Sullivan, N.A.J. Taylor, Robert del Tredici, and Ran Zwigenberg.] [LINK] 

N.A.J. Taylor and Robert Jacobs, ‘Editorial: Re-imagining Hiroshima’, Critical Military Studies, Vol. 1 Is. 2, August 2015, pp.99-101. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The biosphere and me’, Journal of Narrative Politics, Vol.1 No.2, Fall 2015, pp.153-66. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘A response to Andrew Hustwaite’s Launches’. For Tinning Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, August 27, 2015. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Nuclear visions: Suffering between living and dying’. Paper presented at the Creative Arts and Nuclear Futures conference, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, August 7, 2015. [PDF available on request]

Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission of South Australia, July 28, 2015. 2pp. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Nuclear ethics as ecological ethics’. Paper presented at the British International Studies Association Annual Conference, London, England, June 18, 2015. [PDF available on request]

2014

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Rethinking cosmopolitan solidarity: Nuclear harm from a cosmic point of view’. Paper presented at the British International Studies Association Working Group on Global Nuclear Order: Global Challenges in a Nuclear-Armed World, University of Bristol, England, September 2, 2014. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Rethinking cosmopolitan solidarity: Nuclear harm from a cosmic point of view’. Paper presented at the International Society for Environmental Ethics and International Association for Environmental Philosophy 11th Meeting on Environmental Philosophy, Allenspark, Colorado, U.S., June 20, 2014. [PDF available on request]

2013

Joseph A. Camilleri, Michael Hamel-Green, Marianne Hanson, Michalis S. Michael and N.A.J. Taylor, Athens Dialogue on a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction as well as their Means of Delivery (Athens: European Public Law Organization, 2013). [Translated into: Arabic, Farsi, and Hebrew.] [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Responsibly protecting Syrians’, Iraq War Inquiry Group of Australia, August 28, 2013. [Republished in On Line Opinion e-Journal, August 30, 2013, and in Al Jazeera English, September 5, 2013.] [LINK]

Gerhard Hoffstaedter and N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Educating funding for whose future?’, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, April 16, 2013. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘”Soccer hooligans” of the Herald Sun’s making’, The Conversation, April 11, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The decay of Australia’s nuclear ethic’, Al Jazeera English, January 26, 2013. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The Middle East needs to be a nuclear-weapon-free zone’, Al Jazeera English, January 12, 2013. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor and Joseph A. Camilleri, ‘Will Australia erode or build trust with Iran?’, The Guardian, July 15, 2013. [LINK]

Public consultation on Australia’s sanctions relating to Iran, May 10, 2013. 8pp. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The practice of harm in Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers’. For openDemocracy, March 18, 2013. [Film earlier presented at the School of Political Science and International Studies Film Series, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, February 27, 2013.] [LINK]

2012

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Dialogue, difference and disarmament’. Paper presented at the Middle East without Weapons of Mass Destruction: Civil Society Input Conference, World Peace Council and the Finnish Peace Committee, Helsinki, Finland, December 15, 2012. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, A rather delicious paradox: Corporate responsibility and the manufacture of armaments’, in Ralph Tench, William Sun and Brian Jones (eds.) Corporate Social Irresponsibility: A Challenging Concept, Emerald, U.K.: West Hampshire, November 2012, pp.43-62. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘A response to Samuel Maoz’s Lebanon’. For Crikey!, October 24, 2012. [Film earlier presented at the School of Political Science and International Studies Film Series, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 17 October 2012.] [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Since when has the Middle East sought to be WMD-free?’, Al Jazeera English, June 5, 2012. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, Joseph A. Camilleri and Michael Hamel-Green, ‘Dialogue on Middle East biological, nuclear and chemical weapons disarmament: Constraints and opportunities’, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, Vol.38 No.1, 2013, pp.78-98. [An earlier sole-authored draft (‘Theatre of the Absurd’) was shortlisted for the Global Change, Peace & Security Award (2010) and Nonproliferation Review Award (2010).] [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, Review of Andrew Linklater’s The Problem of Harm in World Politics: Theoretical Investigations (Cambridge University Press, 2011)’. For Australian Book Review, No.342, June 2012. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Arab despots and the chemical weapons taboo’, Al Jazeera English, May 20, 2012. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Teargas: Or, the state as atmo-terrorist’, Al Jazeera English, May 5, 2012. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The flaws of Obama’s arms control initiative’, Al Jazeera English, March 30, 2012. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Iran is just the new Israel’, Al Jazeera English, March 21, 2012. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The chronicles of Saddam: Robert Manne, ‘The Australian’, and Iraq’s WMD’, Al Jazeera English, March 20, 2012 [LINK]; Crikey, October 26, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘A response to Luca Lana’s Eclipse 1’. For TwentybyThirty Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, March 1, 2012. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Investment bankers in drag’, Al Jazeera English, February 19, 2012. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘A.Q. Khan’s fourth customer: India?’, Crikey, January 18, 2012. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The silencing of West Papua’, Crikey, January 9, 2012. [LINK]

2011

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘High risk areas, resources and sustainability’, in Cary Krosinsky, Nick Robins, and Stephen Viederman (eds.) Evolutions in Sustainable Investing:  Strategies, Funds and Thought Leadership, Wiley Publishers, U.S.: New York, December 2011, pp.329-44. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Kim Jong-Il’s nukes are good for nothing’, Al Jazeera English, December 19, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The paradox of a “responsible” arms maker’, Al Jazeera English, December 17, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘What’s the harm of cluster munitions?’, Al Jazeera English, December 17, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Australia’s Middle East diaspora on the competing “harms” of the Israeli BDS campaign’, Crikey, December 13, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Arms makers and the limits of responsibility’, Al Jazeera English, December 12, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘ALP National Conference: Where was the arms control debate over uranium exports to India?’, The Conversation, December 5, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Part 1: What’s the harm in selling uranium to India?’, Al Jazeera English, November 30, 2011 [LINK]; ‘Want Australian uranium? Join the NPT’, Al Jazeera English, November 30, 2011 [LINK]; ‘Nuclear India to get Australian uranium’, Al Jazeera English, December 6, 2011 [LINK]; ‘The Lowy Institute’s bizarre rebuttal’, Crikey!, December 11, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘An inventory of Australian WikiLeaks cables relating to cluster munitions negotiations’, Crikey, November 28, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘US to stockpile cluster bombs in Australia?’, Al Jazeera English, November 19, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘War reaps $400 million in 24 hours – don’t worry, it’s just “entertainment”‘, Crikey, November 16, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Must arguments for a denuclearised Middle East be “breathtakingly naive”‘, Crikey, November 14, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The “bomb Iran” contagion’, Crikey, November 14, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Remember, Tehran’s “nuclear ambiguity” was learnt from Israel’, Crikey, November 10, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘A-league fans: don’t label them football hooligans’, The Conversation, November 5, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘November 1: the 100th anniversary of the air raid’, Crikey, November 1, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Part 1: The blacklisting of Rio Tinto’, Al Jazeera English, October 19, 2011 [LINK]; ‘Part 2: West Papua: a history of exploitation’, Al Jazeera English, October 19, 2011. [LINK]; ‘Part 3: Mining companies funded Indonesian abuses’, Al Jazeera English, October 19, 2011. [LINK]; ‘Part 4: Norway’s “ethical divestment” from Rio Tinto’, Al Jazeera English, October 19, 2011. [LINK].

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘A response to Piers Greville’s Sublime Artifice’. For Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, October 2011. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The falling man: 9/1’s private moments’, Al Jazeera English, September 11, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Australia’s cluster bomb conundrum’, The Conversation, September 6, 2011 [LINK]; ‘Australia’s cluster bomb conundrum’, International Policy Digest, September 11, 2011. [LINK].

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Wikileak’s obvious truth’, Al Jazeera English, September 5, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Football hooliganism as collective violence: Explaining variance in Britain through interpersonal boundaries, 1863-1989’, International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol.28 No.13, 2011, pp.1750-71. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, Review of Anna Stavrianakis’ Taking Aim at the Arms Trade: NGOs, Global Civil Society and the World Military Order (Zed Books, 2010)’. For Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Vol.40 No.1, 2011, pp.205-7. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Rudd on the floor of the van wagon’, On-Line Opinion: Australia’s e-journal of social and political debate, June 2, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Australia reneging on cluster mine ban?’, Al Jazeera English, April 6, 2011. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘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 No.6, 2011, pp.17-22. [PDF]

Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee on the Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010, March 16, 2011. 10pp. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Teaching social science as a language: From terroriser to gatekeeper of understanding’. Paper presented at the Lumen International Scientific Conference, Iasi, Romania, February 19, 2011[PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, Review of Christopher Coker’s War in an Age of Risk (Polity, 2009)’. For Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol.65 No.3, 2011, pp.371-9. [PDF]

2010

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Not quite so super’, ABC The Drum, December 14, 2010. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Business and human rights in the Middle East’. Paper presented at the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights Working Group Meeting, Marriott Hotel, Cairo, Egypt, December 9, 2010. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor and Robert McKellar, Operating responsibly in the Middle East and North Africa: Implementing the United Nations “Guidance on responsible business in conflict-affected and high-risk areas”, Taylor McKellar Practice Note, October 2010. 27pp. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Financial literacy through ethics’, ABC The Drum, September 29, 2010. [LINK]

N.A.J. Taylor, Review of Roland Bleiker’s Aesthetics and World Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)’. For Global Change, Peace & Security, Vol.22 Is.3, 2010, pp.391-5.        [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Prospects for a denuclearised Middle East’. Paper presented at the Prospects for Peace in the Middle East Conference, Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, July 9, 2010. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Assessing the legal and ethical dimensions of the arms industry’. Paper presented at the Melbourne Forum on Doctoral Legal Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, February 19, 2010. [PDF available on request]

~2009

For works before 2010, or to obtain the full scope of my activities, please consult my full CV.

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CV

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