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 email@example.com
Spring/Summer 2017 Seminars
February 15, 2017 - "Trump’s North Korea Options”
Leon Sigal, Social Science Research Council
February 16, 2017 - "President Donald Trump and China-US Relations”
Dingli Shen, Fudan University
March 1, 2017 - "Striking a Chord: Using Media, Advocacy and Storytelling to Reach the Public on Nuclear Weapons Issues"
Timothy Farnsworth, Rethink Media
March 8, 2017 - "Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age”
Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin, University of Pennsylvania
March 20, 2017 - "Science, Culture and the Course of US-China Relations"
Gregory Kulacki, Union of Concerned Scientists
March 29, 2017 - "Arms Control On-Site Inspections: Some Ground Truth(s)”
Greg Govan, Board of Directors, Arms Control Association
April 5, 2017 - " The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Getting to the Zero-Yield Scope of the Ban"
Pierce Corden, American Association for the Advancement of Science
April 26, 2017 - “The Challenges of Regulating New Weapons: The Case of Autonomous Weapon Systems”
Rebecca Crootof, Information Society Project, Yale University
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 9, 2016 - "Cruise Control: Obama, Clinton and Nuclear Weapons"
Andy Weber, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University
November 14, 2016 - "Use It or Lose It?: US Plans for New Nuclear Weapons and Maintaining Nuclear Expertise ”
Lisbeth Gronlund, Union of Concerned Scientists
November 16, 2016 - "The Humanitarian Initiative and the Ban Treaty: Why it is time to stop being pessimistic and get excited about the prospects for nuclear disarmament”
Ray Acheson, Reaching Critical Will, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
December 14, 2016 - "Epistemic values: bureaucratic objectivity at the IAEA"
Anna Weichselbraun, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University