UNIVERSITY PEAK, ANT – Warsaw,
Moscow, Washington, Prague... all seem very far
away from University Peak and the UANT campus. However,
they will all be closing in on Antarctica
when academics from around the world, including
named cities above, join in a discussion here debating
the merit of Moscow's participation in the construction of a U.S.
U.S. officials at a conference on the shield on Friday in Krakow, in Southern
Poland, stressed that the system was purely defensive and a safeguard against
Mideast threats. These and other delicate topics will be on the menu at UANT's
Lason Hall Conference Room.
The United States has proposed installing parts of its anti-missile shield in
the Czech Republic and Poland. Russia has protested sharply against its location
in Poland. The event is sponsored by the UANT European Studies Centre.
Studies Centre is an officially accredited research
institute at UANT. It promotes Antarctic-European
cooperation and is concerned with Western Social
Marcus Grunerwald, Chairman of the Institute,