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Pugwash conferences

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

A series of international conferences first held in Pugwash (a village in Nova Scotia) in 1957 by scientists to promote the peaceful application of scientific discoveries.

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Pugwash conferences

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

A series of international conferences first held in Pugwash (a village in Nova Scotia) in 1957 by scientists to promote the peaceful application of scientific discoveries.

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Pugwash conferences

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 28 words.

a series of international conferences first held in Pugwash (a village in Nova Scotia) in 1957 by scientists to promote the peaceful application of scientific discoveries....

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Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

Sandra Ionno Butcher.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1780 words.

The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs is an international nongovernmental organization that brings together leading scientists, scholars, and

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Joseph Rotblat, Pugwash Pioneer

Mary Palevsky.

in Atomic Fragments

June 2000; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 9983 words.

In October 1995, Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs had received the Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel committee recognized Pugwash's work in bringing...

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“Crucified on a Cross of Atoms”: Scientists, Politics, and the Test Ban Treaty

Paul Rubinson.

in Diplomatic History

April 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International History; United States History. 18237 words.

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This paper investigates scientists' roles in the nuclear test ban debate from the 1950s to the achievement of a treaty in 1963. Although guided by...

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Conrad Hal Waddington

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1905–1975)

British geneticist who proposed the theory of genetic assimilation to account for cases in which apparently acquired characteristics are brought under some degree of...

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Drugs as Weapons: Disarmament Treaties Facing the Advances in Biochemistry and Non-Lethal Weapons Technology

Mirko Sossai.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 9092 words.

The contemporary growing investment in non-lethal weapons technology and the rapid advance in science and technology pose significant challenges to the object and purpose of the disarmament...

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Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

George (Rock) Pring and B Salman Banaei.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3079 words.

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National Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention

Treasa Dunworth, Robert J. Mathews and Timothy L. H. McCormack.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 11231 words.

Despite thirty years since entry into force of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) the majority of States Parties still have not implemented effective national measures to ensure...

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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

Rahmatullah Khan.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4183 words.

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B.V.A. Röling — A Pioneer in the Pursuit of Justice and Peace in an Expanded World

Nico Schrijver.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 9830 words.

This article reviews the life and work of B.V.A. Röling (1906–1985), one of the most prominent international lawyers in The Netherlands after 1945. Initially specializing in Dutch criminal...

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Nuclear Terrorism by States and Non-state Actors: Global Responses to Threats to Military and Human Security in International Law

Jonathan Black-Branch.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 20335 words.

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Despite a wide range of progressive developments over the past half-century, nuclear threats remain one of the greatest challenges to military and...

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