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La mémoire lacunaire du nucléaire

Abstract : The nuclear industry, which is relatively recent, is currently engaged in a phase of deconstruction of its obsolete facilities and treatment of its residues. Information on the contamination of the sites, the characteristics of the waste that has been stored there in the past or that will come from the areas to be remediated, often proves to be incomplete. These data, grouped together under the name “installation memory” by professionals in the sector, are nevertheless essential for the conduct of these worksites. This article deals with the forms of forgetting and permanence of the past in the context of dismantling operations and the recovery of old waste. The author pays particular attention to the ways in which the memory of the "old" is mobilised in relation to changes in the organisation of work. It appears that modes of administration, management and traceability can hinder the sharing of experience and generate a loss of knowledge.
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Philippe Rosini. La mémoire lacunaire du nucléaire. Socio-anthropologie, Publications de la Sorbonne, 2020, pp.139-153. ⟨10.4000/socio-anthropologie.7617⟩. ⟨halshs-03079226⟩



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