Nuclear History News
Mar 26, 2012
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.
Mar 06, 2012
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.
Feb 28, 2012
The Cold War International History Project is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2012 academic semester. Deadline to apply: 7/20
Feb 20, 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.
Feb 01, 2012
These documents shed new light on South Africa’s unique nuclear history, from early uranium supply arrangements with the United States to the South African response to the September 1979 Vela incident.
Jan 25, 2012
Fourth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History at the Università di Trento, 5-8 September 2012
Jan 10, 2012
Article co-authored with Hans Kristensen presents "key milestones and facts regarding the nuclear pursuits of the first five states to develop nuclear weapons."
Dec 06, 2011
Several articles appeared in South Asian newspapers covering William Burr's latest Research Update, "The Nixon Administration and the Indian Nuclear Program, 1972-1974."
Nov 29, 2011
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.
Nov 15, 2011
Nuclear Boot Camp participant Mara Drogan has completed her Ph.D. with distinction at the University at Albany. Her dissertation title is 'Atoms for Peace, US Foreign Policy, and the Globalization of Nuclear Technology, 1953-1960.'