57th ISODARCO Course on:

6 - 13 January 2019

Director of the School: Carlo Schaerf (Isodarco, Rome, Italy)
 Directors of the Course: Francesca Giovannini (American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA, USA)
 Steven Miller (Belfer Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA)

With support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York

Andalo 2019 Principal Lecturers Program Extra Activities
General Information Travelling Instructions Poster  


The reading material suggested by the lecturers can be downloaded clicking on the titles evidenced in blue

Mansoor Ahmed
International Security Program, Belfer Center, Harvard University, USA

William Alberque
Director, Arms Control, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation, NATO

Alexei Arbatov
Head, Center for International Security, IMEMO, RAS, Moscow, Russia

Nadia Arbatova
Institute of World Economy and International Relations, IMEMO, Moscow, Russia

Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway

Sérgio Duarte
President of Pugwash, Former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs
Erosion of the Disarmament Architecture and the Consequences for the International Security System
The Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty and the non-proliferation Treaty
The impact of recent events on multilateral disarmament efforts
Linking Proliferation and Arms Control: Understanding Regional Nuclear Orders
Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Conclusion of the Treaty on the non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

Matthew Evangelista
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Nuclear Weapons
"Blockbusters, Nukes, and Drones: trajectories of change over a century"
"Donald Trump and the Limits of International Law"
Carol Cohn, "Slick 'ems, Glick 'ems, Christmas Trees, and Cookie Cutters: Nuclear Language and How We Learned to Pat the Bomb," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June 1987.
Elisabeth Eaves, "Beatrice Fihn explains why nuclear weapons are a scam" Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 2018.

Mark Fitzpatrick
Executive Director, International Institute for Strategic Studies-Americas, UK
Kim Jong-un's Singapore Sting
Interactive war game published on 24 May in the New York Times web version: link

Paolo Foradori
Associate Professor, School of International Studies, University of Trento, Italy

Karim Kamel
The Carnegie Corporation of New York, NY, USA

Martin Malin
Executive Director, Managing the Atom Project, Belfer Center, Harvard Univ., USA

Mauro Oliva
Master on Organizations Management and Church Social Doctrine, Univ. Rome "T.V."

Tariq Rauf
Former Head of Verification and Security Policy Coordination, IAEA, (Canada)

Laura Rockwood
Executive Director, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Austria

Manpreet Sethi
Senior Fellow, Center for Air Power Studies, New Delhi, India

Ali A. Soltanieh
Former Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency
The Future of Security and Defense of Europe
Research Report on a "Nuclear Option" to save the NPT?

Behnam Taebi
Associate professor of philosophy, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Nina Tannenwald
Watson Institute, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Carlo Trezza
Istituto Affari Internazionali, Roma, Italy

Heather Williams
Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department, King's College, London, UK

Jon Wolfsthal
Director, Nuclear Crisis Grp, Global Zero; Former Assistant to President Obama, USA

Tong Zhao
Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, Beijing, China
Cunningham, Fiona S., and M. Taylor Fravel. "Assuring Assured Retaliation: China's Nuclear Posture and U.S.-China Strategic Stability." International Security 40, no. 2 (October 2015): 7–50.
Elbridge A. Colby and Wu Riqiang, "Seeking Strategic Stability for U.S.-China Relations in the Nuclear Domain."
Tong ZHAO, "A Response to Lewis A. Dunns Proposal of 'Strategic Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.'"
The first is an International Security article, which the readers can access through their own subscriptions. The other two articles are freely available through the respective links.

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