The crises of nuclear arms control and nonproliferation: nuclear weapons and the 21st century

Presenter: Dr Zia Mian
  • Date: Tuesday, 11 December 2018 to Tuesday, 11 December 2018
  • Time: 05:00PM to 05:30PM
  • Location: Undercroft 101, Ilam Campus, University of Canterbury
  • Ticket: Free

Speaker bio: Zia Mian is a physicist and co-director of Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security, part of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he has worked since 1997. His work focuses on nuclear disarmament, arms control and nonproliferation issues. He is co-chair of the International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM), a group of independent technical and policy experts from sixteen countries working to reduce global stockpiles of nuclear weapon-useable material. He also co-edits Science & Global Security, an international journal of technical analysis for arms control, disarmament and nonproliferation policy. He is co-author of “Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation” (MIT Press, 2014). He serves on the board of the Arms Control Association in Washington DC and received the 2014 Linus Pauling Legacy Award and the American Physical Society’s 2019 Leo Szilard Award.

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