Powi Lecture #7: The Ukraine War and Nuclear (Non)Proliferation

28.06.2022: This discussion analyzes the impact of Russia’s war against Ukraine on the proliferation and (non-)proliferation of nuclear weapons.

  Podcast PolitikWissen

The panelists discuss whether/how the war will be an incentive for a further spread of nuclear weapons and how it will affect international efforts to contain this spread, in particular the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and its associated instruments.


Harald Müller (credit: HSFK)

Prof. em. Dr. Harald Müller was Director of the Leibniz Peace Research Institute Frankfurt from 1996 to 2015 and taught International Relations at the Goethe University Frankfurt/M. Among other things, he acted as disarmament advisor to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and as a member of the German delegation to the 1995-2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conferences.







Michal Onderco (credit: Marie Nemeckova/Peace Research Center Prague)

Associate Professor Michal Onderco's main research interest is in international relations, particularly the study of international security, international institutions and Global South.

In his research, he studies the roots of state action, exploring how commerce, norms and geopolitics inform foreign policy-making.








SENN Martin
Martin Senn (credit: Universität Innsbruck)

Dr. Martin Senn is associate professor of international relations at the University of Innsbruck and guest lecturer at the Diplomatic Academcy of Vienna.

In his research and teaching he focuses on the emergence and change of order(s) in world politics, (international) political communication as well as on nuclear (non)proliferation and disarmament.









Recorded on May 31, 2022, University of Innsbruck.






To cite:
Müller, Harald; Onderco, Michal; Senn, Martin (2022): The Ukraine War and Nuclear (Non)Proliferation, Podcast PolitikWissen, Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Innsbruck, https://www.uibk.ac.at/politikwissenschaft/kommunikation/artikel/podcast/senn-ukraine.html.


Music by Lost Harmonies.

This podcast gives the views of the author(s), and not the position of the Department of Political Science.

This work by the Department of Political Science at the University of Innsbruck is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

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