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

22nd ISODARCO Winter Course

Andalo (Trento) 11 – 18 January 2009

UNIVERSITY OF ROME “TOR VERGATA”UNIVERSITY OF TRENTO
COMMISSIONE EUROPEA
Rappresentanza a Milano 
FORUM TRENTINO PER LA PACE 
Autonomous Province of Trento
ITALIAN PUGWASH GROUPUSPID – Sezione di Trento  

Course on:

Nuclear Futures: What Would Nuclear Disarmament Look Like?

Director of the School: Carlo Schaerf (Isodarco, Rome, Italy)
Directors of the Course: Catherine M. Kelleher(Brown University, Providence, RI, USA), Jeffrey Lewis (New America Foundation, USA), Judith Reppy (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA)


Purpose

ISODARCO has organized residential courses on global security since 1966 primarily in Italy but also in China, Germany and Jordan with the generous support of private foundations and international and national institutions and organizations. The courses are intended for those who would like to play a more active and technically competent role in the field of international conflicts as well as those who already have a professional interest and experience in this field.

The courses are intensive, interactive and interdisciplinary in focus. The subject matter span not only the technical and scientific dimensions of these problems but also their sociological and political implications.

After a decade and more during which the issues posed by nuclear weapons were largely eclipsed by concerns over ethnic wars and the threat of terrorism, there is renewed serious interest in the goal of nuclear disarmament.

The 2009 ISODARCO Winter School will be devoted to considering the political, economic, and technical implications of moving toward nuclear disarmament within the next decade or so and the operational steps that might be taken in the near future toward that goal.