Nuclear Threats, Then and Now (Rescheduled)

Mar 06 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Russell Special Collections Building

Where: Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
When: Thursday, March 6, 2014; 5:30-7:00PM (Doors open at 5:00). (Rescheduled from Wednesday,February 12, 2014.)

Inspired by the traveling exhibit Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965, this event will feature a panel discussion focused on American attitudes toward nuclear culture (on the citizen and policy level) in the wake of 1945 atomic bomb blasts and draw comparisons/contrasts to the current state of nuclear threats worldwide. How had did the US government attempt to calm, warn, and protect citizens then? How do they approach these goals today? Light refreshments will be served.

Featured speakers will include: Dr. Jeffrey Berejikian, School of Public and International Affairs; Dr. Loch Johnson, School for Public and International Affairs; Dr. William Keller, Director, Center for International Trade and Security; Dr. Igor Khripunov, Center for International Trade and Security.

For more information on this, or other events in the Alert Today program series call (706) 542-5788 or visit the Russell Library websiteAlert_Today_Clean_Logo.

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