Archive | 2016

President of Pugwash at SOAS – Nuclear issues in South Asia

NB. Audio from the event can be found here. On 8th December Jayantha Dhanapala, the President of Pugwash and former Under-Secretary-General of the UN, spoke to students at SOAS about nuclear issues in South Asia. He covered the relationships between nuclear-armed states like India, China and Pakistan but also how non-nuclear states perceive and interact […]

Physics students get political – University of Nottingham seminar

On 28th November, two members of the British Pugwash Executive Committee addressed an undergraduate Physics class at University of Nottingham. It was a lively two hours, in which students, their Professor and Pugwashites debated the ethics of autonomous robots weapons (‘Killer Robots’), the intergenerational fairness of nuclear waste storage policies and learnt about early attempts by physicists, […]