The Shadow NATO Summit IV

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 08:30

The Shadow NATO Summit IV

NATO’s 360-degree approach to deterrence and collective defence: over-stretched and under-powered?

Hosted by BASIC, ICCS Birmingham, NATO Watch and Kings College London

9 July 2018
King’s College London
War Studies Meeting Room, 6th Floor King’s Building
London WC2R 2LS


Future Nuclear Security in a Rapidly Evolving World

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 (All day)

BASIC and N Square Collaborative are co-hosting a unique open-ended workshop in San Francisco: an exploration of issues surrounding nuclear security, nuclear deterrence and international governance with a diverse group of participants. This is the concluding part of a project funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York looking at methods of reframing nuclear security issues in holistic, systems perspectives.

What the future of Trident means for the UK's role in the world

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:30

Join us and YPFP for an engaging panel discussion looking at the future of Trident, and what it could mean for the UK's role in the world. We will explore the highly-charged domestic debate, how this relates to other British defense and foreign policies, and the international context within which this current debate is taking place.  

Next Generation roundtable: Britain's security and the role of nuclear weapons

SDSR word cloud
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 19:30

BASIC's Next Generation project will host Crispin Blunt MP for remarks about Britain's security and the role of nuclear weapons, including specifics about the most recent SDSR released in November 2015 and the forthcoming parliamentary debate on Trident. This discussion event is for members and participants of BASIC's Next Generation project and is currently at capacity. Please email if you would like to be put on a waiting list.

Systems Mapping: Nuclear Security & Non-Proliferation

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 17:30 to 20:15

As a follow on to the Next Generation project, we will hosting a series of systems mapping workshops across the USA and UK to map problem themes related to nuclear security and non-proliferation in order to surface possible improvements that help to address some of the wicked problems associated with nuclear security.


Future 25: Shaping the Next Generation of Policy Ideas

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 (All day)

On July 22nd, BASIC joined up with Future Foreign Policy (FFP) to celebrate its Next Generation Shapers project and the launch of FFP's FUTURE25 foreign policy competition with a networking event in London for the next generation of policy shapers.

Linking nuclear weapons and climate change

Green map
Monday, June 8, 2015 (All day)

As part of BASIC's Next Generation Project, BASIC Executive Director Paul Ingram and Greenpeace campaigner Louise Edge led a discussion exploring the links between the nuclear weapons debate and the climate change debate, and the political and public perceptions of both