Events

Matias Spektor Chairs Brazil-Argentina Nuclear History Conference

NPIHP Partner Hosts Conference on Brazil's and Argentina's Nuclear History

NPIHP partners at the Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) recently hosted a critical oral history conference on the Brazilian and Argentine nuclear programs. The conference discussions suggest that scholars may need to re-evaluate the standard historical narrative which portrays Brazil and Argentina as nuclear rivals who became partners following the end of military rule in both countries.

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

“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.

CfP: Italy's Nuclear Experience in an International and Comparative Perspective

The University of Triest will host a conference on Italy's Nuclear Experience in an International and Comparative Perspective on November 13-15, 2014. This conference proposes to examine the ways in which international politics and economics, technological and scientific exchanges, as well as social and cultural movements, influenced Italian nuclear energy policies, both civilian and military. Furthermore, it seeks to understand how the Italian case compares to other national histories, in Western and Eastern Europe, the U.S., Latin America, Asia and Africa.

New HAPP Occasional Paper: A 21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media

The Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program is pleased to announce the publication of an Occasional Paper, “A 21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media,” by Wilson Center Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson and R. Eugene Parta.

Agence France Presse covers NPIHP Research Update #2, U.S. Secret Assistance to the French Nuclear Program, 1969-1975: From "Fourth Country" to Strategic Partner

Agence France Presse covers NPIHP Research Update #2, U.S. Secret Assistance to the French Nuclear Program, 1969-1975: From "Fourth Country" to Strategic Partner

Issue Brief #1 - Chasing Mirages: Australia and the U.S. Nuclear Umbrella in the Asia-Pacific

Senior Australian officials worked from 1944 to around 1973, when Australia ratified the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, to equip their country with a nuclear weapons capability. When Australia did choose to permanently forego the nuclear option, it wasn’t because of the U.S. nuclear umbrella, but rather because of significant geo-political changes taking place throughout Asia in the mid-1970s.

NPIHP Document Reader Series

Prepared in advance of international conferences, NPIHP Document Readers represent the collected state-of-the-art in archival research on a given topic, providing a firm empirical base for discussion and debate, as well as a valuable, enduring resource for scholars.

New NPIHP Documents Show Iraqi Responses to US Deterrence Signaling before 1991 and 2003 Wars

NPIHP and CRRC release new Iraqi docs bearing on Iraqi responses to US deterrence signaling before during and after the 1991 Gulf War and the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Australia Declassifies Documents on US Nuclear Posture Review

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.

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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