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Spring 2008 Talks


"Energy Policy"

A talk by Robert Willimas
Senior Research Scientist,
Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton Univerity

Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Time: 12:00- 1:30pm
Place: E51-095


“Arms Control and International Criminal Law”

A talk by Matthew Meselson
Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences
Harvard University

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Place: E51-095

"Nuclear Abolition!"

A talk by Ambassador James E. Goodby
co-author of the report
Reykjavik Revisited:
Steps toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Thursday, March 20, 2008
12:00p - 1:30p
Free and open to the public.


Spring 2007 Talks

Tuesday, May 15, 2007


Codes Of Conduct in Outer Space

Michael Krepon

E51-275, 2nd floor conference room

Michael Krepon, together with others from the Stimson Center and collaborators from other non-governmental organizations, has been working for a number of years on Codes of Conduct to ban anti-satellite weapons. Dr. Krepon will discuss these efforts and the considerations that have gone into forming these Codes.

Open to the general public


Fall 2006 Talks

Wednesday, November 22, 2006
X-Ray Laser- The Story Behind the Story
Speaker: William J. Broad

Location: E51-275, 2nd floor conference room
Sponsored by: STS and course STS.073/.421

William J. Broad writes about science for The New York Times and has twice shared the Pulitzer Prize with colleagues there. Covering such topics as outer space, he has worked at the newspaper since 1983.

Spring 2006 Seminar Series

February 14 Courtney Stewart, Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies, Dirty Bombs
February 28 Hassan Abbas, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons
March 14 Matthew Hoey, Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies, Space Weapons
April 4 Laura Grego, Union of Concerned Scientists, Space Weapons
April 11 co-sponsored with Union of Concerned Scientists, Paul Maley, NASA, Space Weapons * 3:00 to 4:30pm
April 25 Jeanne Guillemin,MIT’s Security Studies Program and Boston College, Bioweapons
May 9 Will Marshall, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Space Weapons
May 16 TBA

Seminars are Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30pm in E51-275, (2nd floor conference room), unless otherwise noted. For more information call 617-452-2542.

Free. Open to the public. Light refreshments provided.

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