Event: Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences


The Atomic Heritage Foundation is pleased to partner with the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and the Federation of American Scientists to host the event, “Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences” on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 10am-Noon in Washington, DC.

The program will focus on the life and legacy of nuclear physicist Joseph Rotblat (1908-2005); his dedication to world peace and reducing the threat of nuclear weapons as the founder and driving force behind the international Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs for six decades.  The program will consider the Pugwash Conferences’ contributions to ending the Cold War and reducing the nuclear threat in the post-Cold War world.

Program speakers include:

  • Dr. Andrew Brown, radiation oncologist and author of recent biography, Keeper of the Nuclear Conscience: The Life and Work of Joseph Rotblat;
  • Dr. John Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy;
  • Dr. Matthew Evangelista, professor of history and political science at Cornell University;
  • Dr. Steve Miller, Director of the International Security Program at Harvard University and co-chair of the U.S. Pugwash Committee.


For more information view the event flyer here.

To RSVP, please contact the Atomic Heritage Foundation at 202-293-0045 or via e-mail at [email protected]

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