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Dr John Darwin FBA

The history of empires, expecially the British Empire in its global setting. The rise & decline of imperial port-cities, 1830s-1930s
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About this Fellow

John Darwin was awarded a CBE for services to the study of Global History in 2020.



Current post

  • Professor of Global and Imperial History, Nuffield College, Oxford

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