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Professor Maxine Berg FBA

Global History, especially Asia and Europe; Intellectual History; Early Modern History

About this Fellow

Maxine Berg is Professor of History at the University of Warwick (1998-present) and a Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Historical Society and Academia Europaea. She is an Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford (2009-present), a Senior Member of Robinson College, Cambridge (2010-present) and an Associate Fellow of the Centre for History & Economics, University of Cambridge (2010-present). From 2010 to 2014 she was a European Research Council Fellow and served as the Director of the ERC Fellowship project Europe's Asian Centuries: Trading Eurasia 1600-1830. She served as Director of the Global History and Culture Centre from 2007 to 2010, as Director of the Eighteenth-Century Centre from 1998 to 2007 and was a Guggenheim Fellow from 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, 1998

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2015 -

Top picks


Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Maxine Berg, 2005 Oxford University Press

A Woman in History: Eileen Power 1889-1940

Maxine Berg, 1996 Cambridge University Press

Political Economy in the Twentieth Century

Maxine Berg, 1990

Other Economics and Economic History Fellows

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Time series analysis: forecasting and seasonal adjustment; analysis of forecast surveys and forecast uncertainty; density forecast evaluation. Macroeconometric modelling: comparative studies and policy evaluation in national-economy and multicountry models.