Lord Peter Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA
About this Fellow
Peter Hennessy was a journalist for over 20 years and has written for The Times, The Financial Times and The Economist. He has been Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, since 2001.
- Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary University of London
- Professor of Contemporary History, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, 1994 - 1997
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
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