Online Seminars


Time and place: May 27, 2020 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom

We will discuss Dr. Susan Colbourn's paper "The Short-Lived Struggle to Modernize NATO’s Short-Range Nuclear Forces".

Time and place: Apr. 29, 2020 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

According to the 2017 US National Security Strategy, Moscow and Washington are engaged in a “great powers competition”. At the same time, Russian and American nuclear arsenals combined still represent more than 90% of world’s total. With this in mind the parties should be interested in managing the competition in the safest possible way. However, the arms control architecture, which previously provided a safety net, is falling apart. In order to maintain the relative stability, the parties will have to consider the issues and possible trade-offs, which will be on the negotiation table when or if Moscow and Washington once again decide to pursue arms control, and evaluate possible alternatives like more flexible political agreements.

Time and place: Apr. 22, 2020 2:30 PM4:00 PM, On Zoom

In this online seminar, we will discuss James Cameron's paper: "What History Can Teach” as published in the Spring 2020 issue of Daedalus, Meeting the Challenges of the New Nuclear Age.

Time and place: Apr. 1, 2020 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Have you ever wondered what kinds of satellite data are out there for research and study? Melissa Hanham will introduce you to the types of imagery available, what you can "see" with them, and techniques for identifying military activities.

Time and place: Mar. 25, 2020 2:30 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

In this online seminar, we will discuss Eliza Gheorghe's  working paper: "Balance of Power Redux: Nuclear Alliances and the Logic of Extended Deterrence"