Superpower Britain: The 1945 Vision and Why it Failed – Professor Ashley Jackson, Kings College London ISWS Seminar Series Presents

Ashley Jackson is Professor of Imperial and Military History at King’s College London and a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

He has published widely on aspects of British imperial history, with a special interest in the Empire during times of war and with regional specialisms in the history of Africa, the Indian Ocean, and the Middle East. He has also written on the popular culture of the British Empire, the Empire’s built environment, and Winston Churchill, and has contributed entries to the Dictionary of National Biography. His work has been translated into Chinese, German, and Slovakian.

Current major projects include What the War Did to the British Empire (co-authored with Andrew Stewart); ‘Beyond the Battlefield: The Impact of British and American Forces on Overseas Societies’; and Many Worlds at War, an edited collection looking at different countries’ experiences during the Second World War.

Full Bio can be found on the King’s College website.

Ticket information: Contact irevents@st-andrews.ac.uk to register by 5pm 22/10/20

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