Biography

Tony Kemp-Welch works on Poland, the Cold War and International Relations. After a BSc in International Relations and PhD in Government from the LSE, he held post-doctoral fellowships in the universities of Oxford, Harvard and Cambridge. He has been at UEA since 1993, and was Dean of the School of Economic and Social Studies (1996-98).

He welcomes research students in Soviet/East European History and International Relations.

All Publications

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Kemp-Welch, A.

(2013)

'Insulting Stalin': The Cult of Personality in Poland, 1948-1956,

in Polish Studies

(1)

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2013)

Political Controversy since 1989,

in Polish Literature in Transformation, 1989-2011.

LIT Verlag

Full Text UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2013)

Poland and the Brezhnev Doctrine, 1968-1989: To Hell with Sovereignty Gomułka, 1968,

in Polish History

1

pp. 1-86

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2012)

The Polish Factor in World War Two,

in The Second World War.

German Historical Institute

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2010)

East-West Relations and the Thaw in Poland, 1954-56,

in EPRINTS-JOURNAL

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2010)

Eastern Europe: Stalinism to Solidarity,

in The Cambridge History of the Cold War Vol 2.

Cambridge University Press

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2010)

Polska pod rzadami komunistow, 1944-1989,

Jagiellonian University Press

ISBN 9788323328544

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2009)

Poland, 1956 Uprising,

in The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest.

Blackwell

Full Text

(Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2009)

Poland, Student Movement 1968,

in The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest.

Blackwell

Full Text

(Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2008)

Poland 1956 and its legacy,

in Challenging Communism in Eastern Europe.

Routledge

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2008)

Poland under Communism: A Cold War History,

Cambridge University Press

ISBN 9780521884402

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2008)

Security in Cold War Europe,

in The Philosophy of Security in an Insecure World.

Institute for Philosophical Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2007)

Solidarity and the Super-Powers, 1980-81,

in Intermarium Electronic Journal

10

(1)

pp. 40

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

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Kemp-Welch, A.

(2007)

1989: The Polish Paradigm,

Polish Academy of Social Sciences

ISBN 9788360580080

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2006)

Dethroning Stalin: The Polish Legacy of 1956,

in Europe-Asia Studies (special issue)

58 (8)

pp. 1259-82

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

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Kemp-Welch, A.

(2006)

Afterword: East or West?,

in Revolution and Resistance in Eastern Europe: Challenges to Communist Rule.

Berg Publishers

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(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(2001)

The Road to Poland's Round Table,

in Intermarium

4

(3)

UEA Repository

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Kemp-Welch, A.

(1999)

Stalinism in Poland, 1944-1956. Selected Papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies, Warsaw 1995,

Macmillan

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Kemp-Welch, A.

(1997)

Politics and the Polish Intellectuals, 1945-89,

in Intellectuals in Politics, from the Dreyfus Affair to Salman Rushdie.

Routledge

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Kemp-Welch, A., Jennings, J.

(1997)

Intellectuals in Politics. From the Dreyfus Affair to Salman Rushdie,

Routledge

ISBN 0415149959

UEA Repository

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Key Research Interests

Research Interests - Soviet Politics, Eastern Europe and International Relations.

Past Research Grants and Groups

Project TitleStart DateEnd DateFunding Body
Stalin and historians since 19531/2/200431/5/2004Arts and Humanities Research Council
Party and opposition in Poland, 1980-891/1/200330/6/2003Leverhulme Trust

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Times Higher Education Supplement. East European correspondent (1972-1979)
  • Oxford Analytica, Daily Brief and 30 Eastern European Reports (1975-1985)
  • BBC2 ‘Timewatch’ documentary “Bukharin” (December 1988)
  • The Times, advance obituaries (1985-1989)
  • Cambridge University Press Russian and Soviet Monograph Series, Editorial Board 1990-2001 (100 books)
  • Soviet Studies, National Advisory Board, 1991-2001
  • Reviews for: Slavic Review, Slavonic and East European Review, Soviet Studies, Europe-Asia Studies, Political Studies Intelligence and National Security, New Society, TLS etc.