Professor Jonathan Haslam FBA
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.
- Fellow type
- UK Fellow
- Year elected
- Modern History from 1850, Political Studies: Political Theory, Government and International Relations
Professor Haslam's current focus is on the role of ideas in the implosion of the European states system in the first half of the 20th century. To that end he is exploring various archives, including that of Comintern and the main diplomatic archives, plus published diaries, newspapers and journals across Europe.
10-Minute Talks: The Spectre of War - International Communism and the Origins of World War II
19 May 2021 Professor Jonathan Haslam FBA
Why was there no alliance to block Hitler from launching aggression in Europe? Jonathan Haslam argues that it was because Europe feared communism more than fascism.
School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study George F. Kennan Professor
University of Cambridge Professor in the History of International Relations
2004 - 2015
University of Cambridge Reader in the History of International Relations
2000 - 2004
University of Cambridge Assistant Director of Studies in International Relations
1991 - 2000
Professor John Hobson FBA
International Relations and International Political Economy; historiography of; sociological theory of; global economy and international system, 1492-present; West/non-West relations in long-run perspective
Professor Archie Brown FBA
Communist Politics, Political Leadership, End of the Cold War, Transitions from Authoritarian Rule