Richard Coggins

Richard Coggins

(MA DPhil)

College Lecturer in Politics at Oriel College
(01865) 286393
Oriel College

Politics of decolonisation, especially in British colonial Africa/Labour governments of 1960s and 1970s.

International history of Africa in 1960s & 1970s: colonial Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria.

Oil and the politics of decolonisation

History Institutions and organisations

Papers taught:

Prelims institutions: UK, USA, Germany

British Politics & Government since 1900

Comparative Government

International Relations

International Relations in the Era of the Cold War

International Relations in the Era of Two World Wars

Modern British Government & Politics

Thesis supervision:

BA/MPhil thesis in contemporary British & international history

Wilson and Rhodesia: UDI and British Policy Towards Africa1964-1970 Contemporary British History, 2006

De Gaulle and UDI: The Renewal of Anglo-French Rivalry in Africa in the 1960s

Rhodesian UDI and the African Commonwealth forthcoming 2006 in Cold War History

Verwoerd, Vorster and Rhodesia, 1962 - 1978: South Africas Foreign Policy in the Apartheid Era