SOAS University of London

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

Arms Control, Arms reduction, and Disarmament: The Historical Trajectory

Prof Erik Goldstein

Date: 11 March 2014Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 11 March 2014Time: 3:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 4429

Type of Event: 0

Disarmament, arms control and arms reduction are all variants of a common policy objective aimed at limiting or reducing the weaponry at the disposal of states. Each aspect has a different origin and development, beginning to converge in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. This talk will examine the origins, development, and current status of these efforts, with some consideration of future developments.

Erik Goldstein is Professor of International Relations, Boston University. He is the author of, among several works, War and Peace Treaties, The First World War Peace Settlements,and co-editor of The Washington Conference, 1921-22: Naval Rivalry, East Asian Stability, and the Road to Pearl Harbor . He has been a Secretary of the Navy Senior Research Fellow at the United States Naval War College. He was the founder-editor of Diplomacy & statecraft.

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