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Professor Norman Davies FBA

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About this Fellow

History Eastern Europe including Russia Poland



Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of History, University of London; Honorary Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford; Life Member, Clare Hall, Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Alistair Horne Research Fellow, St Antony's College University of Oxford, 1970 - 1972
  • Lecturer, Professor in Polish History, School of Slavonic & East European Studies University of London, 1972 - 1996
  • Supernumerary Fellow, Wolfson College University of Oxford, 1999


Vanished Kingdoms 2011

God's playground: a history of Poland (2 vols), 1981

Europe: a history 1996

The Isles: a history 1999

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