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OxPeace (Oxford Network of Peace Studies) Conference 2021. Peace in the Nuclear Era: threats, treaties and public understanding

This conference aims to look at the present state of nuclear treaties and nuclear capabilities, consider future threats and opportunities, and assess public understanding and the role of civil society in determining future directions.
An opportunity to learn facts and assess where the world is heading in this vital area for peace, conflict and international diplomacy.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 OxPeace 2021 Session 1: Opening and keynote addresses: ‘Current Threats and Challenges’ Reverend Dr Liz Carmichael MBE, Convener of OxPeace, opens the 2021 OxPeace Conference. Liz Carmichael, Lord John Alderdice, Nick Ritchie 23 Jun 2021
2 OxPeace 2021 Session 2: Selected high risk areas (1) Dr Christopher Watson introduces Session 2, Ambassador Peter Jenkins presents “Iran, Israel and West Asia” at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Peter Jenkins, Christopher Watson 23 Jun 2021
3 OxPeace 2021 Session 2: Selected high risk areas (2) Edward Howell presents “North Korea and East Asia” at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Edward Howell 23 Jun 2021
4 OxPeace 2021 Session 2: Emerging technologies, implications and counter-measures Marina Favaro presents “Emerging Technologies, and their impact on crisis stability”, at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Marina Favaro 23 Jun 2021
5 OxPeace 2021 Session 2: A responsibilities-based approach to reducing strategic risks Sebastian Brixey-Williams presents “A responsibilities-based approach to the reduction of strategic risks” at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Sebastian Brixey-Williams 23 Jun 2021
6 OxPeace 2021 Session 2: Nuclear-weapon-free zones and nuclear containment Dr Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh presents “Obedient rebellion: nuclear-weapon-free zones in the global south” at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh 23 Jun 2021
7 OxPeace 2021 Session 2: Further threats Dr Christopher Watson presents “Further threats: proliferation, space, terrorism” at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Christopher Watson 02 Jul 2021
8 OxPeace 2021 Session 3: Prospects for greater public education and understanding Dr Isabella Bunn introduces Session 3, Dr Jeremy Cunningham presents on education, information and “Public awareness of nuclear weapons” at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Jeremy Cunningham 02 Jul 2021
9 OxPeace 2021: Understanding public opinion polls Dr Isabella Bunn introduces Ms Jamie Kwong, who presents “Understanding Public Opinion about Nuclear Weapons Issues” at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Isabella Bunn, Jamie Kwong 02 Jul 2021
10 OxPeace 2021: Dilemmas for education and peace: the Japanese experience Dr Isabella Bunn introduces Professor Koji Nakamura, who presents “Japan: dilemmas for education and peace” at the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Final responses from panel. Dr Liz Carmichael closes the OxPeace 2021 Conference. Isabella Bunn, Koji Nakamura, Liz Carmichael 02 Jul 2021