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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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Late 18th and 19th century British history; political and cultural developments, theology and religious belief, social and economic thought.

Professor Charles Townshend

Modern British and Irish history; the history of war, particularly political violence, and terrorism, public security, emergency powers and counter-insurgency in Ireland and Palestine under British rule

Professor William Beinart

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