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Jeremy Black on the Turmoil in Europe

Jeremy Black addresses the turmoil in Europe — from Brexit to the rise of nationalist parties to Russian machinations in Ukraine. One of our most popular lecturers, Jeremy is the author of over 100 books on military and diplomatic history.

An FPRI Senior Fellow, Black is professor of history at Exeter University. He studied at Queens’ College Cambridge, St John’s College Oxford, and Merton College Oxford before joining the University of Durham as a lecturer in 1980. There he gained his PhD and ultimately his professorship in 1994.

Recent books include Modern British History (Palgrave, 2000), The Politics of James Bond (Praeger, 2001), America as a Military Power 1775-1882 (Praeger, 2002), The World in the Twentieth Century (Longman, 2002), Parliament and Foreign Policy in the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge, 2004), The English Seaborne Empire, Yale, 2004, and World War Two: A Military History (Routledge, 2003), and Great Military Leaders and their Campaigns (Oct. 2008). The Society of Military History recognized Jeremy Black’s work in April 2008, presenting him with the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize for lifetime achievement.