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Professor Sir Paul Preston FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Principe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish Studies, London School of Economics

Past Appointments

  • Professor of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1991 - 1994
  • Príncipe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish History, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1994
  • Principe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish Studies, London School of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 2002
  • Professor of International History, London Schoolof Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1991

Publications

The coming of the Spanish Civil War: reform, reaction and revolution in the Second Republic 1978

1970

Franco: a biography 1993

1970

Comrades: portraits from the Spanish Civil War 1999

1970

Other Modern History from 1850 Fellows

Professor Peter Gatrell

Refugees and forced migration in modern world history; migration in / to Europe since 1918; history of humanitarianism; social and economic history of the First World War; Russian social and economic history

Professor Mark Mazower

The history of modern Europe, especially the Balkans and modern Greece; ideas of international governance in historical perspective; historiography and the interconnection between life writing and professional history

Professor Julia Lovell

The political and cultural history of China, and of China’s external relations and impact, between the 19th and 21st centuries; the translation and reception of Chinese literature