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2018 Ukraine Nuclear History Fellowship at OdCNP

The Odessa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP), a partner of Wilson Center Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, invites applications for a fellowship hosted in Odessa, Ukraine. The Fellowship is an opportunity for scholars and researchers to conduct research on themes pertaining to the nuclear history of Ukraine. This fellowship is supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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Odessa VII International Summer School “The New Nuclear Order: Challenges and Responses”

Odessa VII International Summer School “The New Nuclear Order: Challenges and Responses”, conducted by OdCNP at Odesa I.I. Mechnikov National University on August 23-25 aimed at consolidation of the international young nonproliferation community in Ukraine and the nearby region around the current trends in the field of nuclear weapons policy, arms control and strategic stability, nonproliferation and nuclear security. The New Nuclear Order and NPT regime: global and regional aspects, current nuclear policies of the United States & Russia, Nuclear programs of the European states, Regional Black sea nonproliferation and security issues as well as Nuclear energy and security: all of them were the focus of lectures and discussions. The seminar is also aimed to promote young generation´s analytical, independent thinking and academic writing capacity and, as well to exchange and share views with international experts, and to train the presentation skills.

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Nate Jones presented his book "The Secret History of the 1983 Able Archer 83 Nuclear War Scare"

Nate Jones, the Director of the Freedom of Information Act Project for the National Security Archive at George Washington University and the Odessa State University's Nuclear Proliferation International History Project Research Fellow, presented his book "Able Archer 83: The Secret History of NATO Nuclear Exercise that Pushed the World Closer to Nuclear War in 1983" in the premises of OdCNP.

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Dmytro Chumak on nuclear history and nuclear industry of Ukraine

On the occasion of the 31th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, research consultant of OdCNP Dmytro Chumak spoke for the TV channel "Glass" on some aspects of the nuclear history of Ukraine, which led to the formation of the nuclear industry in independent Ukraine.

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