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UK Fellow, Modern History from 1850, elected in 1989

Professor Roy Foster FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Irish History, University of Oxford; Professor of Irish History and Literature, Queen Mary University of London

Past Appointments

  • Emeritus Professor of Irish History, University of Oxford, 2017
  • Carroll Professor of Irish History, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1991 - 2017
  • Professor of Modern British History, Birkbeck College University of London, 1989 - 1991
  • Professor of Irish History and Literature, Queen Mary University of London, 2017

Publications

Modern Ireland 1600-1972 1988

Paddy and Mr Punch: connections in Irish and English history 1993

W B Yeats, a life. Vol I: The apprentice mage, 1865-1914 1997

Other Modern History from 1850 Fellows

Professor Rana Mitter

The history and politics of modern China; history of twentieth-century China, in particular the Republican period (1912-1949) and Cold War; contemporary Chinese nationalism and Sino-Japanese relations

Dr Zara Steiner

International history of 20th century Europe and the United States: the expanding domestic and foreign context of international relations; comparative history of the administration and conduct of foreign relations.

Professor Martin Rudwick

History of earth sciences, especially the reconstruction of the earth's pre-human history, 1750-1850; the history of visual imagery in the natural sciences; epistemic issues in field- and museum-based sciences

Professor Sir Christopher Clark

The history of 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century Prussia, Germany and Europe, especially the history of religion and religious conflict, the impact of the revolutions of 1848, the outbreak of the First World War and variations in the historical experience of

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