Join us for this webinar on Wednesday 14th December at 1500 GMT. Our speakers will discuss: nuclear threats and doctrine concerning the Ukraine conflict, nuclear weapons modernisation, the prospects for nuclear arms control and ideas on nuclear risk reduction. Our panel includes: Shannon Bugos, Senior Policy Analyst at the Arms Control Association Dr Tim Street, […]
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Join British Pugwash for our latest webinar on 29th September at 17:00. Aidan Liddle and Dr Rebecca Johnson will be speaking on the current challenges involving nuclear arms control and disarmament. Chairing the meeting is Peter Jenkins, Chair of British Pugwash. You will have the opportunity to pose questions to our expert panel. British Pugwash […]
With great sadness British Pugwash learned of the death of a former chairman, Dr Christopher Watson, on 17 August. Christopher had a career spanning 35 years in the UK nuclear industry, including 17 years at Culham, working on Controlled Fusion research (culminating in 5 years on the JET project). He then worked as a research […]
On 12 August 2022 International Pugwash co-hosted a meeting with the Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in the sidelines of the 10th Review Conference of the NPT. More than 50 delegates and experts attended the event, which featured presentations by Professor Paolo Cotta Ramusino (Pugwash Secretary-General), Ambassador Wael Al Assad (Senior Adviser […]
This year’s British Pugwash Lecture at the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts will be given by Professor Dominic Lieven. He will be presenting his latest work In the Shadow of the Gods. This is an account of the men (and occasional woman) who led the world’s empires. The book probes the essence of leadership […]
On Tues 26th April, British Pugwash hosted a talk and discussion on Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), covering issues like costs, security and safeguards. The talk was given by Dr Mamdouh El-Shanawany, Chief Nuclear Advisor at Lloyd’s Register and formerly the Head of Nuclear Safety Assessment Section at the International Atomic Energy Agency.