Join us on November 17th in celebrating the book launch of Biological Threats in the 21st Century!

When: Thursday 17 November 2016 6pm

Where: Small Committee Room K0.31, Strand Campus, King’s College London

Biological Threats in the 21st Century introduces readers to the politics, people, science and historical roots of contemporary biological threats through rigorous and accessible chapters written by leading scholars and supplemented by expert point-of-view contributions and interviews. The book launch will feature a panel discussion on the threat of biological weapons and the role of scientists in bioweapons non-proliferation and disarmament.

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Welcome by Dr Susan Martin, Centre for Science & Security Studies and the Department of War Studies, King’s College London

Introduction by Book Editor Dr Filippa Lentzos , Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, King’s College London.

Panel discussion on the role of scientists in bioweapons non-proliferation and disarmament, featuring:

  • Brian Balmer Department of Science & Technology Studies, University College London
  • Steven Rose Department of Life Health & Chemical Sciences, The Open University
  • Nicholas Sims Department of International Relations, London School of Economics
  • Caitriona McLeish Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex

The book launch will be followed by a reception.

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to

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