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NPIHP Releases 20 Documents on the South African Nuclear Program

Feb 01, 2012
These documents shed new light on South Africa’s unique nuclear history, from early uranium supply arrangements with the United States to the South African response to the September 1979 Vela incident.

Call for Papers: European Summer School on Cold War History

Jan 25, 2012
Fourth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History at the Università di Trento, 5-8 September 2012

NPIHP Partner Robert S. Norris Publishes in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Jan 10, 2012
Article co-authored with Hans Kristensen presents "key milestones and facts regarding the nuclear pursuits of the first five states to develop nuclear weapons."

NPIHP Research Update Covered in South Asian Media

Dec 06, 2011
Several articles appeared in South Asian newspapers covering William Burr's latest Research Update, "The Nixon Administration and the Indian Nuclear Program, 1972-1974."

Australia Declassifies Documents on US Nuclear Posture Review

Nov 29, 2011
Recently declassified Australian Department of Defence documents detail Australia's contributions to the 2010 US Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) as well as official analysis of the NPRs effects on Australian security following the report's April 2010 release.
Mara Drogan

Nuclear Boot Camp Participant Earns Ph.D. with Distinction

Nov 15, 2011
Nuclear Boot Camp participant Mara Drogan has completed her Ph.D. with distinction at the University at Albany. Her dissertation title is 'Atoms for Peace, US Foreign Policy, and the Globalization of Nuclear Technology, 1953-1960.'

NPIHP Partner Hosts Talk: "The Evolution of India’s Nuclear Program"

Nov 03, 2011
NPIHP’s partners at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses and the Indian Pugwash Society will host a lecture on "The Evolution of India’s Nuclear Program: Reminisces of the Early Years" with prominent physicist and nuclear policy advisor Prof. M.G.K. Menon, former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, and former director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

NPIHP partner and former Wilson Center scholar Avner Cohen interviewed in Jerusalem Post

Oct 13, 2011
Avner Cohen, senior fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and a close NPIHP partner was recently interviewed by the Jerusalem Post on Iran’s nuclear program.

NPIHP Welcomes New Public Policy Scholar Anna-Mart Van Wyk

Jul 20, 2011
"United States-South African Nuclear Relations During the Cold War and Beyond"

NPIHP Hosts First Annual Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy

Jun 15, 2011
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project’s (NPIHP’s) first annual Nuclear Boot Camp was a 9 day full-immersion course on the most important topics and themes in the history of nuclear arms.

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