Science & Global Security Seminar Series
Most seminars take place on Wednesdays, 12:30-2:00 pm at 221 Nassau Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room unless otherwise noted. You are welcome to bring your lunch. There is no need to rsvp.
For more information or any questions, please contact M.V. Ramana at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall 2016 Seminars
September 21, 2016 - "Nuclear Power—Dusk or Dawn? Presentation of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2016"
September 28, 2016 - "African Americans Against the Bomb: From Hiroshima to Obama”
Vincent Intondi, Montgomery College
October 5, 2016 - "The Threat to Scientific Internationalism: Detente, Nuclear Disarmament, and Human Rights."
Paul Rubinson, Department of History, Bridgewater State University
October 12, 2016 - "Britain’s Nuclear Weapons Policy Time Warp: The Trident Replacement Debate and Its Consequences”
Rebecca Johnson, Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy
October 26, 2016 - "Energy Democracy: Germany’s Energiewende to Renewables”
November 14, 2016 - "Use It or Lose It: U.S. Plans for Maintaining Nuclear Weapons Expertise Into the Future ”
Lisbeth Gronlund, Union of Concerned Scientists
December 14, 2016 - "Epistemic values: bureaucratic objectivity at the IAEA"
Anna Weichselbraun, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
Spring/Summer 2016 Seminars
February 10, 2016 - "Musicians and the Japanese Antinuclear Movement Post-Fukushima"
Noriko Manabe, Boyer College of Music and Dance, Temple University
February 17, 2016 - “The Realist Case for Eliminating Nuclear Weapons”
Ward Wilson, "Rethinking Nuclear Weapons Project”
February 24, 2016 - "Radioisotopes as Political Instruments from Truman to Eisenhower"
Angela N. H. Creager, Thomas M. Siebel Professor in the History of Science, Princeton University
March 23, 2016 - "Superintelligence, Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), and Existential Risk"
Susan Schneider, Fellow, Center of Theological Inquiry
April 6, 2016 - " How does a foundation view nuclear risk reduction?"
Carl Robichaud, Carnegie Corporation
April 13, 2016 - "Is the US Nuclear Arsenal Worth a Trillion Dollars?"
Tom Z. Collina, Ploughshares Fund
April 20, 2016 - "In Search of an Improved Decision Making Process on Military Technologies"
David Hafemeister, Federation of American Scientists
April 27, 2016 - "The Key to Nuclear Restraint: The Swedish Plans to Acquire Nuclear Weapons During the Cold War”
Thomas Jonter, Stockholm University