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2012 Nuclear Boot Camp for Next Generation Nuclear Historians

For ten days in June, 2012, the Wilson Center’s Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP), in cooperation with the University of Roma Tre, hosted its second annual “Nuclear Boot Camp” at the former Allumiere NATO base outside of Rome, Italy. 

Fall 2012 NPIHP Internship Opportunites

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is seeking internship applicants for the fall 2012 academic semester. The individual hired will be engaged in the full range of NPIHP activities, but will focus in particular on digitizing and cataloging a large collection of documents on Israeli nuclear history for inclusion in NPHIP's online digital archive.

Eligibility:

Brazilian Nuclear History Fellowship at the Wilson Center

 

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, (NPIHP) is pleased to announce a 3-month research fellowship for a scholar studying Brazil’s nuclear history, in particular as it relates to US-Brazilian relations, Brazil’s nuclear relations with Argentina and other countries, and Brazil’s evolving role in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) regime.

NPIHP Experts Featured in Italian Documentary

NPIHP is pleased to announce that NPIHP co-director Leopoldo Nuti, and NPIHP partner Vladislav Zubok will be featured in a new documentary on US Jupiter missiles in Italy.

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

NPIHP Working Paper #2. Based on newly-available archival material from Chinese sources, the paper explores the relationship between Soviet Union and China during the 1950s and 1960s as the latter sought to establish their atomic industry and develop a nuclear weapon with Soviet scientific and technological assistance.

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

NPIHP is pleased to announce the latest addition to its Working Paper Series, Between Aid and Restriction: Changing Soviet Policies toward China’s Nuclear Weapons Program: 1954-1960, by Zhihua Shen and Yafeng Xia. 

The paper's key findings include:

Call for Applications: Nuclear History Fellowship with NPIHP partner, Monash South Africa

 

New Documents Spotlight Reagan-era Tensions over Pakistani Nuclear Program

Findings that General Zia Had “Lied” About Pakistani Nuclear Activities Conflicted with U.S. Afghanistan Priority

The Path to Lower Nuclear Numbers?

Invitation from the Woodrow Wilson Center’s International Security Studies

and the Los Alamos National Laboratory

Topic: "The Path to Lower Nuclear Numbers?"

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