Julian Perry Robinson

Julian Perry Robinson (11 November 1941 – 22 April 2020)[1] was a British chemist and peace researcher.[2][3]

Academic careerEdit

He held research appointments at the Free University of Berlin, Harvard University and the University of Sussex.[2]

He was a consultant to the World Health Organisation, United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Environment Programme.[2]

He was a member of staff at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute from 1968 to 1971.[2] While there he was a principal contributor to the six volume study The Problem of Chemical and Biological Warfare .[2]

He was also a co-convenor of the Pugwash Study Group on Implementation of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions, co-directed the Harvard Sussex Programme on Chemical and Biological Weapons, which published the CBW Conventions Bulletin.[2]

Personal life and deathEdit

He died on 22 April 2020 as a result of complications related to COVID-19.[2][3] His widow is Mary Kaldor.


  1. ^ "Julian Perry Robinson, top chemical and biological arms control expert, dies of coronavirus". Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 30 April 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Hart, John (2020-04-24). "In Memoriam—Professor Julian Perry Robinson (1941–2020)". Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Retrieved 2020-04-28.
  3. ^ a b "Former SIPRI Researcher Julian Perry Robinson—in memoriam". Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. 2020-04-24. Retrieved 2020-04-28.

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