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 […]
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British Pugwash Newsletter January 2018
Topics covered in the British Pugwash Early 2018 Newsletter include: Joseph Rotblat memorial plaque The Biological Weapons Convention – A new work programme Reports from BPG Exec members PeaceJam UK Conference SYP Annual Conference Download here
New podcast – Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness!
British Pugwash was the host of a major, public awareness campaign for over 10 years – WMD Awareness – which educated the public and politicians about the reality of nuclear (and other) weapons. One of the leading lights of the initiative – Luke Wilson – has made a fantastic podcast about the history and insights […]
British Pugwash Annual Report 2015
Key topics: developments on the international disarmament scene with major implications for British Pugwash; Trident update; the 2015 NPT Review Conference; the Disarmament Institute (BRINDI); science and ethics, including autonomous weapons; chemical weapons; UK and European energy policy.
British Pugwash Newsletter November 2015
Topics include: WMDA Talking Trident and Ambassadors’ programmes; the ethics of developing technologies; Syria’s chemical weapons; Ukraine; relaunching Student/Young Pugwash; global energy calculator
The use of chemical weapons in Syria: misleading narratives and ongoing consequences
At a British Pugwash discussion meeting on 1 July 2015, Richard Guthrie and Dr Caitriona MacLeish explored the highly contradictory themes of narratives developed about the Syrian chemical weapons programme and the international responses to it. These events had many ongoing consequences, not least the continuing use of chlorine in barrel bombs which could weaken […]