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Professor Maxine Berg FBA

History Global especially Asia and Europe Intellectual History - History Early Modern History Central Europe Asia

About this Fellow

Professor of History (1998-present); Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Historical Society and Academia Europaea; Honorary Fellow, Balliol College, Oxford (2009-present); Senior Member of Robinson College, Cambridge (2010-present); Associate Fellow of the Centre for History & Economics, University of Cambridge (2010-present); European Research Council Fellow (2010-2014) & Director of ERC Fellowship project 'Europe's Asian Centuries: Trading Eurasia 1600-1830'; Director of the Global History and Culture Centre (2007-2010); Director of the Eighteenth-Century Centre (1998-2007); Guggenheim Fellow (2003-2004).



Current post

  • Professor of History, University of Warwick

Past Appointments

  • Visiting Senior Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 2009 - 2010
  • Visiting Senior Fellow, Queen Mary University of London, 2009 - 2010
  • Professor of History, University of Warwick, University of Warwick, 1998
  • Professor of History, University of Warwick, University of Warwick, 1998

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2015 - 2015


A Woman in History: Eileen Power 1889-1940 1996

Political Economy in the Twentieth Century 1990

Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain 2005

Markets and Manufacture in Early Industrial Europe 1990 (new edn. 2012)

Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the 21st Century 2013

Other Economics and Economic History Fellows

Professor Colin Mayer

Financial economics; corporate finance, corporate governance, regulation, taxation, and international comparisons of financial systems; the role of the corporation in contemporary society

Professor Nick Chater

The cognitive and social foundations of rationality & language; general principles of cognition; philosophical, economic & policy implications of cognitive science.

Professor Vincent Crawford

Game-theoretic microeconomics, with emphases on bargaining & arbitration, strategic communication, matching markets, learning & coordination. Current research areas are behavioural & experimental game theory & behavioural economics more generally.

Professor Jane Humphries

Eighteenth & nineteenth century economic history: industrialization; wellbeing; labour markets; women's work and family lives; child labour; anthropometrics

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