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Lord Peter Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA

Economic History Social History Political History History of a specific country History of Britain since 1945
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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.



Current post

  • Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary University of London

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Contemporary History, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, 1994 - 1997

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