Since 1966 – International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts – Italian Pugwash Group

Detailed Program

Monday, 10 February 2003

09:00 – 09:20   Opening
CARLO SCHAERF
Opening Remarks

09:20 – 10:50   Session 1 CHAIR: CARLO SCHAERF
CATHERINE MCARDLE KELLEHER
Research Professor, Strategic research US Naval College, Newport RI
ROOTS OF TERRORISM
16.00 – 16.30  High Tea

16.30 – 18.00 Session 2 CHAIR: GIANCARLO TENAGLIA
DAVID CARLTON
University of Warwick, UK
THE WEST INCONSISTENT RESPONSES TO TERRORISM
18.00 – 18.15  Short Break

18.15 – 19.45 Session 3 CHAIR: RUTH ADAMS
 DAVID SOBEL
 Electronic Privacy Information Center, Washington DC
THE CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS IMPLICATIONS OF ANTI-TERRORISM INITIATIVES

Tuesday, 11 February 2003

09:00 – 10:30   Session 1 CHAIR: PAOLO CALZINI
ROBERT FERNEA
Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies, University of   Texas, Austin, USA
TERRORISM AND THE AMERICAN FRONTIER
16.00 – 16.30  High Tea

16.30 – 18.00 Session 2 CHAIR: FRANCESCO CALOGERO
GEORGE LOPEZ
Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
TERROR AND THE WAR ON TERROR
18.00 – 18.15  Short Break

18.15 – 19.45 Session 3 CHAIR: VENANCE JOURNÉ
NADIA ARBATOVA
Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Moscow, Russia
TERRORISM IN THE BALKAN REGION

Wednesday, 12 February 2003

09:00 – 10:30   Session 1 CHAIR:  ELISABETH FERNEA
ELENA PAVLOVA
THE RELIGIOUS DIMENSIONS OF AL-QAEDA’S IDEOLOGY
16.00 – 16.30  High Tea

16.30 – 18.00 Session 2 CHAIR: GEORGE LOPEZ
ROUND TABLE ON:
“UNDERSTANDING AND RESPONDING TO TERRORISM”
M. DE ANDREIS,  V. JOURNE’, C. KELLEHER, I. QADI
18.00 – 18.15  Short Break

18.15 – 19.45 Session 3 CHAIR:  GEORGE LOPEZ
ROUND TABLE CONTINUES
21.15 – 22.30 Student Pugwash Italy Workshop
“WAR IN IRAQ: YOUTH RESPONSE AND RESPONSIBILITY”
LUCA BOGDANIC and MAGDALENA KROPIWNICKA

Thursday, 13 February 2003

09:00 – 10:30   Session 1 CHAIR:  DAVID CARLTON
JASON PATE
CBW Nonproliferation Program, Monterey Institute, USA
WMD AND TERRORISM
16.00 – 16.30  High Tea

16.30 – 18.00 Session 2 CHAIR: MIEKE MASSINK
BREMER MORTEN MAERLI
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo, Norway
NUCLEAR TERRORISM
18.00 – 18.15  Short Break

18.15 – 19.45 Session 3 CHAIR:  GIANCARLO TENAGLIA
FRANCESCO CALOGERO
Department of Physics, University of  Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
NUCLEAR TERRORISM: THE RISK OF HIGHLY ENRICHED URANIUM (HEU)

21.15 – 22.30 Session 4 CHAIR: CHRISTINE LINDHARD
STEVE WRIGHT
Omega Foundation, Manchester, UK
NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUB-STATE CONFLICT CONTROL

Friday, 14 February 2003

09:00 – 10:30   Session 1 CHAIR:  ROBERT FERNEA
GEORGE JOFFE’
Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, UK
TERRORISM IN NORTH AFRICA
16.00 – 16.30  High Tea

16.30 – 18.00 Session 2 CHAIR:  PAUL M. INGRAM
 ONN WINCKLER
 Department of Middle Eastern History, University of Haifa, Israel
THE POLITICAL DEMOGRAPHY OF THE ARAB WORLD AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 21st CENTURY: THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS
18.00 – 18.15  Short Break

18.15 – 19.45 Session 3 CHAIR:  GEORGE LOPEZ
DISCUSSION ON POTENTIAL CONTRIBUTIONS FROM INTERNATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS TO THE MIDDLE EAST

Saturday, 15 February 2003

09:00 – 10:30   Session 1 CHAIR:  MAGDALENA KROPIWNICKA
ELISABETH FERNEA
English and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas, Austin, USA
TERRORISM AND GENDER
16.00 – 16.30  High Tea

16.30 – 18.00 Session 2 CHAIR:  DIEGO LATELLA
MARTIN BUTCHER
Security Programs for Physicians for Social Responsibility, UK
FIGHTING WMD TERRORISM: FROM CONVENTIONAL RESPONSE TO NUCLEAR STRIKES?
18.00 – 18.15  Short Break

18.15 – 19.45 Session 3 CHAIR:  SANDRA IONNO BUTCHER
ROUND TABLE ON:  “THOUGHTS ON LEAVING”
ANTONELLA ATTARDO, PAUL M. INGRAM, OLEG PILETSKY