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Symposium on Nonproliferation and Disarmament —The Way Forward, 21-22 October 2005, at MIT

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Symposium marking the 25th Anniversary of the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies and the Nuclear Weapon Freeze Campaign

All of the following presentations will be available on DVD (video) and CD (audio) in December 2005. Please check back here for information on how to order. Currently, we have papers, notes or outlines for some talks, shown with links which open or download files in pdf, Word, or PowerPoint (pss) form. We expect to have a few more files in Word form by the end of November.

• NEW THREATS AND RESPONSES

21 Oct, Co-sponsored by the MIT Center for International Studies

Long-term Goals for Security Regimes
Global Security Communities as "Nature’s Secret Plan" for the Future, Dr Hayward Alker, University of Southern California
Global Action to Prevent War, Dr Randall Forsberg, Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies
UN Peace Emergency Service, Dr Saul Mendlovitz, Rutgers Law School, World Order Models Project

Post-9/11 Approaches to Security
Planning and Paying for America's Global Role, Dr Cindy Williams, MIT Security Studies Program
Counter-Proliferation and Preventive War, Dr Neta Crawford, Boston University
Keeping WMD Out of Terrorists' Hands, Dr Graham Allison, Harvard, Kennedy School, Belfer Center

Responding to Unconventional Threats and Dangers
Radiological Weapons: Threats and Responses, Courtney Stewart, IDDS and Harvard Belfer Center
Preventing or Limiting Pandemics, Dr Clark Abt, Abt Associates
The Debate on Weapons in Space, Dr David Wright, Union of Concerned Scientists
Preventing Bioterrorism, Judith Reppy, Cornell University


• LUNCHEON FUNDRAISER FOR THE PHILIP MORRISON DISARMAMENT FELLOWSHIP

22 Oct, Co-sponsored by the MIT Technology and Culture Forum
Remarks
, Dr Charles Weiner, MIT
Remarks, Priscilla McMillan, Author, The Ruin of J Robert Oppenheimer
Philip Morrison as Mentor, Dr Herb Lin, National Academy of Sciences
Remarks, John Pike, globalsecurity.org
Remarks, Dr Paul Walker, Global Green USA
Remarks, Congressman Ed Markey
A Tribute to Philip Morrison, Dr Randall Forsberg, Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies

• NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION AND DISARMAMENT: THE WAY FORWARD
22 Oct, Co-sponsored by the MIT Technology and Culture Forum

The Nuclear Freeze at 25: Lessons for Grassroots Outreach
Remarks, Nuclear Freeze Campaign Co-founder Randy Kehler
Remarks, Massachusetts Peace Action Director Shelagh Foreman
The Success of the Nuclear Freeze Campaign, Dr Lawrence Wittner, SUNY-Albany, Author, The Struggle against the Bomb (a three-volume history)

College Teaching on Security and Nonproliferation Issues
Remarks, Natalie Goldring, Georgetown University
Remarks, Laura Reed, MIT Security Studies Program

Weapons in Space
US Military Space Systems: The Road Ahead, Matthew Hoey, Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies

Nuclear Proliferation and Arms Racing: What Lies Ahead?
The Links between Possession and Proliferation, Reductions and Nonproliferation, Jonathan Schell, Harold Willens Fellow, The Nation Institute,
Russia: Squandered Opportunity, Robert Legvold, Columbia University
Iran, Israel, India, Pakistan, and North Korea, John Pike, Founder and Director, globalsecurity.org

Keynote Speaker: Congressman Ed Markey(D-MA)

Cultural, Psychological and Religious Responses to the Nuclear Threat
Remarks, Harvey Cox, Professor and Author, Harvard Divinity School
Remarks, Robert Jay Lifton, Psychiatrist and Author, Harvard Medical School
Remarks, Thomas Moore, Author, "Care of the Soul" and other books
Public Opinion on Nonproliferation and DisarmamentAlan Kay, Founder and President, Americans Talks Issues

Turning the Tide: Routes toward a Safer World
Nuclear Dangers, Joseph Cirincione, Director Carnegie Endowment Nonproliferation Project
Roadmap to Disarmament, David Cortright, President, Fourth Freedom Forum, former Director, SANE
Reaching Voters and Congress, Susan Shaer, Director, Women’s Action for New Directions
Awakening America, David Krieger, Founder and President, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

• RECEPTION, THE FREEZE AT 25—CELEBRATION, EDUCATION, INSPIRATION
Remarks, Helen Caldicott, Nuclear Policy Research Institute
Remarks, Harvey Cox, Harvard Divinity School
Remarks, Nick Carter, Andover-Newton Theological School
Remarks, Randall Forsberg, Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies


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