Nuclear History News

Nuclear Free South Africa

Sep 08, 2014
NPIHP partner Anna-Mart van Wyk is featured in this new short film on South Africa's voluntary denuclearization.

CfP: China's First Bomb and the International Response

Jul 15, 2014
East China Normal University announces a call for papers for its international workshop on the international response to China's first nuclear bomb.

NPIHP Hosts Fourth Annual Boot Camp

Jun 18, 2014
Sixteen students from twelve countries converged in Allumiere, Italy for NPIHP's annual 10-day Nuclear History Boot Camp. This year's boot camp faculty featured nineteen leading experts on the nuclear age.
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NPIHP Welcomes Ruud van Dijk

May 01, 2014
Dr. Ruud van Dijk will join the NPIHP between April and June 2014 as a Wilson Center public policy scholar to conduct work on his project "The 'Euromissile Crisis,' the Dutch, and Changing Perceptions of Nuclear Weapons, 1977-1987.

India and the Nonproliferation Regime

Apr 10, 2014
NPIHP is pleased to announce the release of Vinod Kumar's new book, India and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime: The Perennial Outlier, published through Cambridge University Press.

The Making of a Nuclear Order: Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Mar 14, 2014
NPIHP's investigators, senior advisors, research partners, and many of its Nulcear Boot Camp alumni were featured at ETH Zürich's conference on "The Making of a Nuclear Order: Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty," organized by the Center for Security Studies in association with NPIHP. Taking place over two days in March 2014, the conference brought together NPIHP's scholars to discuss the history of the NPT in an international context.
Water Storage Tank. A team of IAEA experts check out water storage tanks TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on 27 Nov 2103. Greg Webb/IAEA
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Japan’s Nuclear Nightmare: Third Anniversary of the Fukushima Disaster

Mar 10, 2014
Three years ago, an earthquake unleashed a powerful tsunami that slammed into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing a meltdown of three of the plants six nuclear reactors. On the eve of the anniversary of the disaster, we spoke with Japan’s Vice Minister for the Environment, Hideki Makihara.

Atoms for Europe: Erasmus Intensive Program

Feb 27, 2014
Between February 16th and March 1st 2014, NPIHP Partners were featured at the Atoms for Europe Erasmus Intensive Program, hosted in Augsburg. The program brings together students and teachers from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, and Hungary to discuss the European postwar history with a special focus on nuclear issues.

HAPP Digital Archive Wins the 2013 Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History

Nov 05, 2013
“Digital Archive: International History Declassified,” has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History from the American Historical Association.

Nuclear Weapons: Lesson From the Yom Kippur War

Oct 03, 2013
According to some historical accounts, Israel came very close to deploying nuclear weapons during the Yom Kippur War. But a newly released firsthand account of high-level deliberations provides a more nuanced account of what occurred.

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