Pugwash Technology & Peace Conference

On the 12th February 2022, Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK and Third nuclear Age hosted its online Annual Conference on the theme of ‘Technology & Peace’.

This event was open to all, including members of British Pugwash and the public. It was held on Zoom.

SYP UK’s Annual Conference was held in partnership with University of Leicester’s Third Nuclear Age project. It covered challenges to and opportunities for peace in the realms of nuclear weapons, digital/cyber warfare, UK foreign policy, and Higher Education.

Speakers included

Peter Jenkins CMG

The former UK Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency and now Chairman of British Pugwash

Dr Tim Street

Board of Nuclear Information Service and author of ‘The Politics of Nuclear Disarmament’

Dr Alexi Drew

Senior Analyst at RAND Europe and co-author of ‘Escalation by Tweet

The conference is an opportunity for students and younger people to share their ideas and research from a mix of disciplinary backgrounds and meet senior individuals from the worlds of academia, diplomacy and science.To attend the conference, visit here. For more information, contact syp@britishpugwash.org


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