Events

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.

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 Making of a Nuclear Order: Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

NPIHP's investigators, senior advisors, research partners, and many of its Nulcear Boot Camp alumni were featured at ETH Zürich's conference on "The Making of a Nuclear Order: Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty," organized by the Center for Security Studies in association with NPIHP. Taking place over two days in March 2014, the conference brought together NPIHP's scholars to discuss the history of the NPT in an international context.

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.”

NPIHP Partner Robert S. Norris Publishes in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Article co-authored with Hans Kristensen presents "key milestones and facts regarding the nuclear pursuits of the first five states to develop nuclear weapons."

Between Aid and Restriction: Changing Soviet Policies toward China’s Nuclear Weapons Program: 1954-1960

The latest addition to the NPIHP Working Paper series explores the history of the relationship between Soviet Union and China during the 1950s and 1960s as China sought to develop a nuclear weapon with Soviet scientific and technological assistance.

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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