Publications

The following list includes selected publications and activities only. For further details, please download the full CV or one-page BIO. (Those interested can also peruse his entire reference library, on the condition that you report any omissions!!)

Exhibitions

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]

Books

N.A.J. Taylor, Antipodean Nuclear Feminisms: Oceanic Denuclearisation of the Eurocentric Phallus. Under contract to Palgrave Macmillan’s Global Outreach programme, to be delivered in December 2018. [PDF of proposal]

N.A.J. Taylor and Robert Jacobs (eds.), Experiencing Hiroshima. Under contract to Routledge’s “War, Politics and Experience” book series edited by Christine Sylvester, delivered to the publisher in December 2016. [Including contributions by: Ran Zwigenberg, Yuki Miyamoto, Thomas Doyle II, Stefanie Fishel, Kathleen Sullivan, Makeda Best, Jessica Rapson, Robert Jacobs, Stuart Bender, Adam Broinowski, Erik Ropers, Marcel Quiroz, Imafuku Ryuta, Mick Broderick.] [PDF of proposal]

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]

Special issues

Paul Brown, N.A.J. Taylor and Ellise Barkley (eds.), “Australian Nuclear Culture”, Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts, Issue 5, 2017. [Including contributions by: James Arvanitakis, Ellise Barkley, Jessie Boylan, Mick Broderick, Adam Broinowski, Paul Brown, Russell Bryant, Teresa Crea, Linda Dement, Merilyn Fairskye, Adrian Glamorgan, Robert (Bo) Jacobs, Luke Harrald, Steve Harrison, Avon Hudson, Ingrid Matthews, Christobel Mattingley, J.D. Mittmann, Nic Mollison, Gordon Murray, Warren (Ebay) Paul, Keith Peters, Elizabeth PO’, John Romeril, Mima Smart OAM, N.A.J. Taylor, John Turpie, and Lynette Wallworth.] [PDF of proposal]

N.A.J. Taylor and Stefanie Fishel (eds.), “Internal Relations: From Distant Strangers to Ourselves”, Journal of Narrative Politics, Vol.3 No.2, Spring 2017. [Including contributions by: Jesse Crane-Seeber, Patrick T. Jackson, Stefanie Fishel, Isaac Kamola, Delacey Tedesco.] [PDF of proposal]

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

Journal articles

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The problem of nuclear harm for ecological cosmopolitanism’. Accepted with minor revisions in June 2016 at Global Society following peer review. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Is there an ecological path to a nuclear-weapon free world?’. Accepted with major revisions to Nonproliferation Review in July 2016. [PDF available on request]

Tim Aistrope, Jess Gifkins, and N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Responsibly protecting Syrians: Reconciling responsibility to protect with the chemical weapons taboo’. Submitted to the Journal for Peace Research for peer review in January 2017. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Manifesto for an Archive of Nuclear Harm’. Under peer review at Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts as at November 2016. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor and Stefanie Fishel with Jesse Crane-Seeber, Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, Isaac Kamola, and Delacey Tedesco, ‘Baring our internal relations’, Journal of Narrative Politics, Vol.3 No.2, Spring 2017. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The worm’s IR’, Journal of Narrative Politics, Vol.3 No.2, Spring 2017. [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]

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, 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, ‘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, ‘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]

M. Scott Donald and N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Does “sustainable” investing compromise the fiduciary duties owed by superannuation trustees?’, Australian Business Law Review, Vol.36 Is.1, 2008, pp.47-61. [An earlier expanded monograph—of which I was the principal author—won the 2007 Australasian Sustainability Award, sponsored by UniSuper.] [PDF]

Book chapters

N.A.J. Taylor and Robert Jacobs, ‘On Hiroshima becoming history’, in N.A.J. Taylor and Robert Jacobs (eds.) Experiencing Hiroshima, Routledge, U.K.: London, 2017. [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, ‘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, ‘Coming into view: Environmental, social and governance sustainability for institutional investors’, in John O’Brien (ed.) Opportunities Beyond Carbon: Looking Forward to a Sustainable World, Melbourne University Press, Australia: Melbourne, July 2009, pp.190-204. [PDF]

Delivered papers—conferences, workshops, seminars

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Earth ethics on nuclear time’. Paper to be 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’. Invited public 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 13, 2017. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Marking nuclear harm: Atomic art for the Anthropocene’. Paper to be 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 10-11, 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]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Is there an ecological path to a nuclear-weapon free world?’. Paper to be 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]

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]

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, ‘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 17-18, 2015. [PDF available on request]

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 6-7, 2015. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Nuclear ethics as ecological ethics’. Paper presented at the British International Studies Association Annual Conference, London, England, June 16-19, 2015. [PDF available on request]

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 17-20, 2014. [PDF available on request]

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, ‘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, ‘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, ‘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]

N.A.J. Taylor, ‘Ethics, sustainability and the institutional investment industry’. Paper presented at the Opportunities Beyond Carbon Conference, Environment Business Australia, Sydney, Australia, July 10, 2009. [PDF available on request]

Matthew Haigh, Matthew Shapiro, and N.A.J. Taylor, ‘The science of climate discourse’. Paper presented at the Joint Actions on Climate Change Conference, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, June 8, 2009. [PDF available on request]

N.A.J. Taylor and M. Scott Donald, ‘Sustainable Investing: A roadmap for fiduciaries’. Paper presented at the Russell Investment Group Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia, July 10, 2007. [PDF available on request]

Reports and monographs

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, In sickness and in health: An ecological approach to Australia’s health and wellbeing. Prepared for the Australian Government Preventative Health Taskforce, February 10, 2009. 19pp. [PDF]

N.A.J. Taylor and M. Scott Donald, Sustainable Investing: Marrying sustainability concerns with the quest for financial return for superannuation trustees, Russell Investments Practice Note, August 2007. 27pp. [PDF]

Reviews—books, art, film

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, ‘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]

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, 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, ‘A response to Luca Lana’s Eclipse 1’. For TwentybyThirty Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, March 1, 2012. [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, ‘A response to Piers Greville’s Sublime Artifice’. For Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, October 2011. [PDF]

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]

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]

Submissions

Civil Nuclear Transfers to India Bill 2016 [PDF]

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

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

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

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

Australian Government Preventative Health Taskforce, February 10, 2009. 19pp. [PDF]

Opinion and commentary

Published or syndicated several hundred pieces of commentary and opinion to over 50 outlets internationally, including frequent contributions to: ABC, The Age, Al Jazeera English, The Big Issue, The Conversation, Crikey!, The Guardian, National Times, openDemocracy, Sydney Morning Herald, among others.

Representative sample

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

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]

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

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

Interviews

Appeared as an invited guest on various television and radio stations internationally, including for Al Jazeera, BBC World Service, Huffington Post Live, ABC TV, ABC Radio National, ABC Local Radio (across all states and territories), ABC News Radio, National Community Radio Network, SBS World News Radio, among others.

Blogs

This Blog Harms, published by Crikey! [LINK]