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Call for Papers: The Making of a Nuclear Order: Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Zurich, 1-2 March 2014, a Conference convened by the Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich / In association with the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP) The 1968 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is widely regarded as the cornerstone of the broader nonproliferation regime aimed at forestalling the further spread of nuclear weapons and related technologies. Though it imposes restrictions on the principle of sovereign equality of states, the NPT has been signed by 189 states and was indefinitely extended in 1995, making it the most successful arms control treaty in history. Conference Objectives: Historical research can contribute towards clarifying some of these questions. This conference aims at collecting evidence about the hitherto overlooked global dimension of the NPT at the time of its creation. We invite papers on both (1) the multilateral negotiations leading to the treaty's agreed text and (2) the national perspectives on the nascent nonproliferation agreement. We are particularly interested in papers addressing both the negotiations phase (either on the bilateral level or in the ENDC) and the subsequent ratification process in different states. We are most interested in learning about the motives, intentions, incentives, and disincentives - both internal and external - that shaped the decisions of specific governments to become part of, or to refuse participation in, the new regime. We especially welcome contributions addressing less-researched case studies. We expect paper proposals including a detailed description of the evidence used (archival sources and other documentary records on which the paper would be based). Paper proposals should be submitted as a page-long abstract together with a short CV, and should be sent to the Nuclear Weapons Policy Research Group at the CSS (firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>) by 15 November 2013. For more information on the CSS or ETH Zurich, visit http://www.css.ethz.ch/index_EN. Roland Popp Senior Researcher Center for Security Studies (CSS) ETH Zurich Haldeneggsteig 4, IFW, C 27.1 8092 Zurich / Switzerland Tel: +41 44 632 09 04 Fax: +41 44 632 19 41 firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> --