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About this Fellow

History Political History Eastern Europe including Russia Russia History of a specific country Russia



Current post

  • Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Professor of Russian Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1978
  • Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, Faculty of History, Cambridge, 2011
  • Professor of Russian Government, London School of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1993 - 2012


Nicholas II. Emperor of all the Russias 1993

Russia against Napoleon. The Struggle for Europe 1807-1814 2009

Towards the Flame. Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia 2015

Russia's rulers under the old regime 1989

The aristocracy in Europe 1992

Empire. The Russian Empire and its rivals 2001

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Professor William Beinart

History and politics of southern Africa, especially the rural Eastern Cape; environmental history and the politics of conservation

Professor Jonathan Haslam

History of thought in international relations; history of Soviet foreign policy; contemporary history of Chile; biography (E H Carr); origins of the Second World War.

Professor Richard English

Modern Irish and British politics and history; nationalism, political violence, and intellectual history; the politics and history of terrorism

Professor Laura Engelstein

The social, cultural, and political history of the late Russian Empire; Russian Revolution and Civil War; history of sexuality; history of law and medicine in Russia and modern Europe