Events

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.

NPIHP Partners Release New Documents on Indian Nuclear History

New archival documents on the history of India’s nuclear program from a collection of Indian nuclear physicist Homi J. Bhabha's papers.

The Pervez Case, Pakistani Nuclear Procurement, and Reagan Administration Nonproliferation Policy, 1987

The arrest of a Pakistani national, Arshed Pervez in July 1987 on charges of illegal nuclear procurement roiled U.S.-Pakistan relations and sharpened divisions within the Reagan administration, according to recently declassified documents published today by the National Security Archive and the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project.

New Article by Senior Advisor Francis J. Gavin in Journal of Strategic Studies

A new review essay by NPIHP Senior Advisor and Director of the University of Texas at Austin's Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law Francis J. Gavin scrutinizes the long-standing debate on nuclear proliferation between scholars Scott Sagan and Kenneth Waltz. Gavin concludes that Sagan and Waltz should update their arguments to reflect new insights from the archives, and formulate recommendations which acknowledge the real world complexity, uncertainty and time pressures which policy-makers face.

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.

Call for Papers: 2013 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War

Paper proposals are now being accepted for the 2013 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War, to take place at the George Washington University on April 25-27, 2013.



NPIHP Nuclear Boot Camp Twice Featured in Italian Daily Il Messaggero

Italian Daily Il Messaggero covers NPIHP's inaugural Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy

NPIHP Launches Issue Brief Series

NPIHP Issue Briefs offer useful insights and perspectives on contemporary nuclear policy issues from international nuclear historians.

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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