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Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Symposium

12 Mar 2014
Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Symposium

Disarmament and Non-Proliferation: 

Historical Perspectives & 

Future Objectives

One-day Symposium at

Royal Irish Academy in Dublin on Friday 28 March.

Places are limited so registration is advised

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The School of History, UCC, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Japanese Embassy in Dublin is delighted to announce a major multi-disciplinary Disarmament and Non-Proliferation symposium: Historical Perspecitives & Future Objectives. The aim of the symposium is to promote awareness of historical and current disarmament issues, both nuclear and conventional, through a panel-style discussion delivered by a mix of leading academics, civil society, policy makers and practitioners.

The event will take place in the Royal Irish Academy on Friday, 28 March, 2014 and offers a unique opportunity to hear the first hand account of Ms. Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in August 1945. A key note address will also be delivered by Mr. Joe Costello T. D., Minister of State Minster of State for Trade and Development, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Ms. Patricia Lewis, Research Director for International Security at Chatham House, London.

The symposium is free to attend but early registration is required via

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