Yoann Moreau

Yoann Moreau is an anthropologist, assistant professor at the Center for Research on Risk and Crisis - Mines ParisTech. His latest book "Vivre avec les catastrophes" (Presses Universitaires de France, 2017) is a comparative study of the cultures of disasters, according to the temporalities (the event, the process, the history), the disciplines (from the physical sciences to the geography) and societies (from the Amazon to the Pacific). He is currently on secondment to Japan where his research focuses on the Fukushima nuclear accident, including its consequences for thinking nuclear engineering and acting in extreme situations.