Events

NPIHP Senior Advisor Reviews Philip Taubman's "The Partnership" in Washington Post

NPIHP Senior Advisor Martin J. Sherwin reviews Philip Taubman's "The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb" in the Washington Post.

Present at the Undoing: The Netherlands and the Multilateral Force

New records from the Dutch National Archives illuminate the negotiations around the MLF, a failed U.S. attempt to develop an integrated NATO nuclear navy.

Summer Institute on the International History of Nuclear Weapons

The sixth annual Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations’ (SHAFR) Summer Institute, hosted by the History and Public Policy Program’s Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP).

Origins and Evolution of the Brazilian Nuclear Program (1947-2011)

New documents released by Fundacao Getulio Vargas trace the evolution of the Brazilian nuclear program, from its early beginnings in 1947, to the establishment of its top secret civilian-military program in 1978, and up to the modern day.

NPIHP Announces Summer 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp Participants

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is please to announce the participants of the 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy.
Roland Popp and Elena Sokova speak at the ETH Zurich/VCDNP/NPIHP workshop on Nuclear Proliferation History: New Evidence, Analysis & Policy Insights

Nuclear Proliferation History: New Evidence, Analysis & Policy Insights

Today’s nuclear policy challenges have deep roots in the past. Hence, international history of nuclear weapons proliferation does have the potential to play a role in aiding policy-making. Towards this goal, following the invitation of the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich, NPIHP partners, experts and policy people from all around the world traveled to Vienna, Austria, on February 1, 2013, for a one-day workshop. The participants had the opportunity to discuss the results of the historical research conducted so far within the project and work towards better understanding the wider implications of historical work for the policy context. The meeting greatly benefited from the gracious hosting by NPIHP's partners at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP).

NPIHP Research Updates

NPIHP Research Updates cast an analytical spotlight upon new accessions to the NPIHP Digital Archive. By showcasing and contextualizing new archival research through the NPIHP Research Updates series we aim to make leading-edge research on nuclear history available and accessible to a broad audience.

• Program Assistant - History & Public Policy Program

CLOSES JUNE 5, 2013: The History and Public Policy program is in search of a Program Assistant that will be responsible for the day to day administrative duties such as serving as a point-of-contact with the general public by receiving visitors and providing information related to program activities; widely disseminating information about project activities through online newsletters, automated mailing lists, the project’s website, and other avenues; performing research related duties, and other duties as assigned. Please read the full job opportunity announcement for more information and how to apply.

Nuclear Boot Camp--Summer 2012

Aimed at building a new generation of experts on the international history of nuclear weapons, the second-annual Nuclear Boot Camp will be hosted by the University of Roma Tre and the Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies (CIMA) in the village of Allumiere near Rome, Italy for ten days in the last half of June 2012.

NPIHP Hosts Fourth Annual Boot Camp

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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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Leopoldo Nuti // Co-Director, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project; Public Policy Scholar
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant