Events

10m Communications Relay Dish at former Allumiere NATO base

2012 Nuclear Boot Camp for Next Generation Nuclear Historians

For ten days in June, 2012, the Wilson Center’s Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP), in cooperation with the University of Roma Tre, hosted its second annual “Nuclear Boot Camp” at the former Allumiere NATO base outside of Rome, Italy.

New publications by NPIHP Scholars

Jo-Ansie van Wyk publishes a new article titled "Atoms, Apartheid, and the Agency: South Africa’s relations with the IAEA, 1957-1995” in Cold War History and Ori Rabinowitz released her new book Bargaining on Nuclear Tests: Washington and its Cold War Deals.

Francis J. Gavin Publishes on Cuban Crisis in The National Interest

Francis J. Gavin, NPIHP Senior Advisor and Director of UT Austin's Robert S Strauss Center for International Security and Law, writes in The National Interest about the "three key questions that should frame any discussion of the Cuban Missile Crisis."

2010 NPIHP Fellow Mattia Toaldo

In the Shadow of the Bomb: Nuclear Proliferation Policies in the Middle East During the Reagan Administration

NPIHP Receives Major Grant Award from Carnegie Corporation of New York

NPIHP is pleased to announce the receipt of a major grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. This generous grant will enable the project to continue and expand its ongoing research and intellectual capacity building activities around the world.

The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987

A CWIHP Document Reader compiled for the international conference "The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987" Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome, Italy, 10-12 December 2009

IDSA Releases New Documents on Indian Nuclear History

Researchers at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi, India have released a new collection of archival documents on important aspects of Indian nuclear history.

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

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.

Brazilian Nuclear Cooperation with the People's Republic of China

In the early 1980s, Brazilian nuclear activities were facing stark challenges. The 1975 Brazil-West German nuclear cooperation agreement had inspired strong opposition from the US and elsewhere. The landmark agreement provided for reactor construction and the transfer of uranium enrichment and plutonium reprocessing capabilities that would give Brazil mastery of the entire nuclear fuel cycle. Officials in Washington viewed the agreement as a major proliferation risk.

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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