On the occasion of the ISYP Third Nuclear Age Conference: New Age, New Thinking: Challenges of a Third Nuclear Age, International Student/Young Pugwash (ISYP) and its partners invite students and young professionals from around the world to participate in an interdisciplinary conference on the national, regional, international and technological drivers and implications of the “Third Nuclear Age.” This conference will provide early-career individuals with a unique opportunity to assess the impact of developments in nuclear and conventional weapons technology on the international order. The conference will allow participants to explore these questions and engage in dialogue across national divides, in accordance with the goals of ISYP.1
Each participant will deliver a presentation during the ISYP Third Nuclear Age Conference. After the conference, participants will submit papers to the organizers, integrating feedback received at the conference. ISYP will support participants in developing/revising papers and submitting them for publication in outlets including the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
ISYP exists to provide the younger generation a unique opportunity to reflect on and address the threat of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, as well as other sources of conflict. The ISYP Third Nuclear Age Conference seeks to provide a space for young professionals and scholars to engage in a dialogue and exchange ideas concerning national, regional, and global security. Through the conference, ISYP will gather participants from various disciplinary backgrounds that are developing and have acquired the expertise necessary to understand, analyze, and influence national, regional and global security.
1 Please note that applicants with backgrounds in international relations, political science, hard sciences, technical backgrounds, international law, journalism, nuclear policy (including nuclear weapons, delivery vehicles and energy etc.) are encouraged to apply. ISYP places a special emphasis on critical and interdisciplinary perspectives on a broad range of topics.
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