Events

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.

Call for Papers: 2014 UCSB/GWU/LSE International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War

The 2014 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War, taking place at the University of California at Santa Barbara on April 10-12, 2014, is seeking paper submissions from graduate students working on the Cold War. The deadline is 24 January, 2014.

Chernobyl: From Early Warnings to the Aftermath

NPIHP is pleased to announce the addition of new documents on the Chernobyl nuclear disaster to its online Digital Archive. Four documents chart the unfolding crisis, from early warning signs, to the first urgent report of a catastrophic accident, to post-disaster analysis tracking the radioactive fallout from Ukraine.

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.

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.

Issue Brief #2 - How to Become a Customer: Lessons from the Nuclear Negotiations between the U.S., Canada and Romania in the 1960s

Despite their recent popularity and apparent utility, civil nuclear cooperation agreement negotiations are fraught with the possibility of deception as evidence from Romania in the 1960s and 1970s suggests.

NPIHP Welcomes New Public Policy Scholar Anna-Mart Van Wyk

"United States-South African Nuclear Relations During the Cold War and Beyond"

The First Attempt at Argentine-Brazilian Nuclear Cooperation and the Argentine Response, 1967-1972

With the aim of creating effective nuclear cooperation with Buenos Aires, Brazilian President Arthur da Costa e Silva approved the “start of preliminary conversations with a view to putting into motion the formal negotiating process for the future signature with Argentina of an Agreement on Cooperation for Nuclear Development with Peaceful Purposes.”

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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