Research topic: Emergence of the international system from Empire: politics of customary law, resistance, violence and collaboration in ordering.
Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, Fellow, St Cross College
Research topic: The League of Nations secretariat and internationalism in the interwar period
Research topic: Natural resources and territorial sovereignty: The separate independence of oil-rich colonial areas
15th May 2020
Des King, Andrew Mellon Professor of American Government writes that, as the coronavirus crisis spreads more deeply into Republican homelands, Trump's political future is threatened, along with tens of thousands of lives.
12th Apr 2018
Dr Matthew Walton argues that the 'Buddhist Nationalist' movement, formerly known as the Ma Ba Tha, can be seen as a vehicle for challenging Myanmar's formal religious hierachy.read more
9th Feb 2017
Sudhir Hazareesingh has been quoted in a book review in the New York Times (3 February) that discusses the popularity in France of books about the decline of the West in general , and France in particular.read more
24th Aug 2016
Congratulations to Dr Matthew Walton, who has received an award from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for a project entitled ‘Understanding Buddhist Nationalism in Myanmar: Religion, Identity, and Conflict in a Political Transition’.read more
28th Jul 2016
Alexander Betts has given a TED talk on the UK's Brexit vote, why it happened, and what to do next.read more
Nic Cheeseman suggests that a rise of racist incidents post-Brexit might be rooted in a colonial past
12th Jul 2016
Nic Cheeseman has written and article for Kenyan newspaper the Daily Nation (9 July) that reflects on the rise in racist attacks around the 'Brexit' referendum and considers the impact of the UK's colonial legacy on contemporary developments, as well as the changing contours of race and racism.read more
4th Jul 2016
Sudhir Hazareesingh has been interviewed by French magazine Télérama (30 June) about what the possiblity of Britain leaving the EU means to him, personally and professionally.read more
1st Jul 2016
Margaret MacMillan was interviewed for the 'World Update' programme on the BBC World Service (28 June) in an episode entitled 'Brexit: European Reaction', in which she was specifically asked about reports of an increase in racist incidents in the wake of the EU referendum result.read more
22nd Jun 2016
Gwendolyn Sasse is part of an expert panel responding to a question set by Carnegie Europe's Strategic Europe blog - "Will the UK Referendum Irreparably Damage Europe?"