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Joseph Rotblat Memorial Lecture 2011

The annual Rotblat lecture at the Hay Festival featured Dr Mohamed ElBaradei, former Director General of the IAEA, live from Cairo in discussion with Jon Snow. Dr ElBaradei's book, The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times, the 'Arab Spring', and his candidacy in the 2011 Egyptian elections were among the subjects covered.

The future of Trident

General Sir Hugh Beach, former Master-General of the Ordnance and Dr Nick Ritchie, Bradford Disarmament Research Centre addressed a British Pugwash discussion meeting at University College London.

Rethinking Nuclear Weapons

Ward Wilson, Senior Fellow at the James Martin Center for Non-proliferation Studies, Monterey Institute, addressed a British Pugwash discussion meeting at University College London on the pragmatic question of whether nuclear weapons are effective and of economic or political value, setting aside the many moral arguments that can be made.