Matthew Adamson

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Director of Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Matthew Adamson (Director of Academic and Student Affairs, McDaniel College, Budapest, and Research Associate, Szent István University, Budapest) specializes in the history of uranium prospection and mining in Europe and the history of nuclear programs more generally. After completing research on the history of the surveillance of strategic minerals with the European Council-supported TEUS research group, he now turns his attention to national nuclear energy histories in Europe, working for the HoNESt research consortium on the Hungarian case in collaboration with Hungarian historian of science Dr. Gábor Palló.

Relevant Publications

"Les liaisons dangereuses: resource surveillance, uranium diplomacy and secret French–American collaboration in 1950s Morocco." The British Journal for the History of Science 49 (1) 2016: 79-105.
(With Lino Cambrubí and Simone Turchetti). "From the Ground Up: Uranium Surveillance and Atomic Energy in Western Europe." In The Surveillance Imperative, pp. 23-44. Palgrave Macmillan US, 2014.
"Cores of production: Reactors and radioisotopes in France." Dynamis 29 (2009): 261-284.