Professor Maxine Berg FBA

Global history, especially connections between Europe and Asia; economic history; historiography and intellectual history; early modern history

Elected 2004

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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

London School of Economics and Political Science University of London Visiting Senior Fellow

2009 - 2010

Queen Mary University of London Visiting Senior Fellow

2009 - 2010

University of Warwick Professor of History

1998 -


Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Maxine Berg - Published in 2005 by Oxford University Press

A Woman in History: Eileen Power 1889-1940

Maxine Berg - Published in 1996 by Cambridge University Press

Political Economy in the Twentieth Century

Maxine Berg - Published in 1990

Why historians and economists should study each other’s subjects

30 Aug 2019 Professor Maxine Berg FBA

Economic historian Professor Maxine Berg FBA on the importance of historians and economists learning from the theories, techniques and histories of their sister subjects.

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