UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies


Understanding Biological Disarmament:

The Historical Context of The Origins of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)

This is the main web-site for a 3 year project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) on the history of Biological Weapons Convention.

BWC Negotiation

Picture:  The Conference on the Committee on Disarmament at work at the Palais des Nations at Geneva (1969). The Lederberg Archive, Courtesy of the US National Library of Medicine.

The project commenced on 1st September 2013 and ran for three years.  The project was then granted an extension until July 2017.

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