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Conference workshops – Afternoon – 23rd February 2019

Workshop A: Emerging technologies The proposed treaty on autonomous weapons (‘killer robots’) – Ben Donaldson – United Nations Association UK Social Media: Weapon of Mass confusion – David Almassi – Warwick Pugwash Malware Proliferation and Challenges to International Security: Understanding the Impact on Critical Infrastructure – Muhammed Ali – Plymouth University Emerging technologies: Making nuclear weapons irrelevant? […]

SYP UK papers from Kazakhstan conference published

In August 2017, senior and youth members of International Pugwash met in Astana, Kazakhstan, for the 62nd Pugwash Conference – ‘Confronting New Nuclear Dangers’ (multimedia here). Russian Pugwash has recently published a selection of papers from the conference, in their new publication ‘Global and regional security issues and prospects for cooperation’. Within the collection is a […]

Rotblat Memorial Lecture – ‘Cold War Nuclear Confrontation: Lessons for Today’ – 21st November 2018

On 21st November, British Pugwash was delighted to co-organise with the Polish Embassy UK the Sir Joseph Rotblat Memorial Lecture. This year’s topic was: ‘Joseph Rotblat and the Cold War Nuclear Confrontation: Lessons for Today’ Our guest speaker was Sir Rodric Braithwaite GCMG. Sir Rodric’s distinguished career included stints as the UK Ambassador in Moscow […]

SYP events – Winter 2018 – space, Nobel, Salisbury, fake news

8th October, 6pm – 7pm, OC0.01 (The Oculus, University of Warwick) Roundtable discussion: Outer space and society Organised by: Warwick SYP 23rd October, 6:00-7:30. MS.04 (Maths & Stats, University of Warwick) How to win a Nobel Peace Prize? Guest speakers: Dr Rebecca Johnson (ICAN) and Professor John Finney  Organised by: Warwick SYP 31st October, 5pm-6:30pm, SOAS London ‘The […]