Events

New Documents Spotlight Reagan-era Tensions over Pakistani Nuclear Program

Findings that General Zia Had “Lied” About Pakistani Nuclear Activities Conflicted with U.S. Afghanistan Priority
Undated photo of the South African nuclear test site taken by a U.S. reconnaissance satellite during 1977 or 1977. See document 3 for the image in context.

Proliferation Watch: US Intelligence Assessments of Potential Nuclear Powers, 1977–2001

This research update co-published with the National Security Archive includes the publication of recently declassified satellite photographs of the South African Nuclear Test site from 1977, a new release of a CIA report on the September 1979 South Atlantic Mystery Flash, and Department of Energy and Defense Intelligence Agency Reports illuminating pre-war controversy over the Iraqi procurement of aluminum tubes for an alleged gas centrifuge program

NPIHP Partners Host Conference on Swedish Disarmament Policy

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is pleased to announce a conference on Swedish nuclear disarmament policy, organized and hosted by Stockholm University on 26 november 2012.

NPIHP Hosts First Annual Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy

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.

NPIHP Announces 2013 SHAFR Summer Institute Participants

NPIHP is pleased to announce the participants for the 2013 SHAFR Summer Institute on the International History of Nuclear Weapons

CfP: Relations between China and its Neighbors during the Cold War

ECNU's Cold War International Studies Center is seeking paper proposals for a conference on "Relations between China and its Neighboring Countries during the Cold War: Archives and Documentation" to be held in mid-December 2014 in Shanghai.

Call for Applications: Nuclear History Fellowship with NPIHP partner, Monash South Africa

Monash South Africa, a partner of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP), is pleased to announce a 3-month research fellowship to a scholar studying South Africa's nuclear history, in particular relating to its nuclear weapons program, collaboration with other countries, and non-proliferation policies.

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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