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
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
Fall 2015 Seminars
September 16, 2015 - "Beyond A Risk and Benefit Analysis for Evaluating Gain-of-Function Mutation Experiments. "
Andrew Leifer, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
September 30, 2015 - ""Evolutionary Psychology and Global Security"
Bill von Hippel, University of Queensland
October 14, 2015 - " The Closest We Ever Came to Nuclear War: New insights on the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and the 1995 Black Brant Event"
Benoit Pelopidas, University of Bristol and Visiting Fellow, Princeton Institute for Int ernational and Regional Studies, Princeton University
November 11, 2015 - "The Use of Highly Enriched Uranium in Russia: Current Status and Prospects for Minimization"
Pavel Podvig,the UN Institute for Disarmament Research and the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University.
November 20, 2015 - "Nuclear Trade: How the US Manages Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Risks"
Sharon Squassoni, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS
November 25, 2015 - "The Psychology of Atomic Resistance"
Maria Rost Rublee, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
December 1, 2015 - "Chinese Thinking on Nuclear Weapons"
Li Bin, Tsinghua University
December 2, 2015 - "Forecasting and Preparing for Tsunamis: Lessons from Japan's Experience with the 2011 Tohuku Earthquake and the Fukushima Accident"
Megumi Sugimoto, Kyushu University