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Professor Derek Beales FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Modern History and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Sidney Sussex College University of Cambridge, 1955
  • University Lecturer in History, University of Cambridge, 1965 - 1980
  • Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge, 1980 - 1997
  • Professor Emeritus of Modern History and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1987

Publications

From Castlereagh to Gladstone, 1815-1885 1969

Joseph II, vol I: In the shadow of Maria Theresa, 1741-1780 1987

Monks, nuns and spoilers: European Catholic monasteries in the age of enlightenment and revolution 2002

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Brian Cummings

Renaissance humanism and European literature 1450-1700; the history of religion in relation to the history of the book; literary theory and the history of philosophy

Professor Robert Frost

The history of the Polish-Lithuanian union, 1386-1815, with subsidiary interests in the history of Scandinavia, in particular the history of Sweden; the Holy Roman Empire; the history of warfare

Professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam

History of South Asia and the Indian Ocean world; early modern empires and their interaction in the framework of 'connected histories'

Professor Sean Connolly

Religion, politics and cultural change in post-Restoration Ireland; civic culture and urban development in Victorian Belfast; the Irish diaspora seen in the context of the development of the world economy