Biography

John Charmley was Head of the School of History from 2002 until 2012; and was Head of the School of Music from 2009 to 2014. He is Head of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Humanities.

He is also UEA’s Director of Employability, as well as being Director of the East Anglian Film Archive. He has written nine books and specialises in modern political and diplomatic history. He supervises PhD students on a variety of topics in modern history.

Additional Contacts

Professor John Charmley is President of the Norfolk and Norwich Branch of the Historical Association. He is also Editor in Chief of the HA's Journal "History".

All Publications

Hicks, G. (ed.), Charmley, J. (ed.), Grosvenor, B. (ed.)

(2012)

Documents on Conservative Foreign Policy, 1852-1878 (Volume of annotated documents)

Cambridge University Press

ISBN 9780521

UEA Repository

(Book)


Charmley, J.

(2011)

Neville Chamberlain and the Consequences of Churchillian hegemony

In: Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective.

Continuum

pp. 168-185

ISBN 9781441164438

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J., Davey, J.

(2011)

The Invisible Politician : Mary Derby and the Eastern Crisis

In: On the Fringes of Diplomacy.

Ashgate

pp. 17-34

ISBN 978-1-4094-0119-3

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Charmley, J.

(2011)

Chapter III 1922-2010

In: Coalition Government in Modern British Politics.

Social Affairs Unit

pp. 108-149

ISBN 978-1-904863-58-8

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J.

(2011)

Traditions of Conservative Foreign Policy

In: Conservatism and British Foreign Policy.

Ashgate

pp. 215-228

ISBN 978-0754-669296

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J.

(2010)

Britain and the Ottoman Empire 1830-1880

In: Religion and Diplomacy.

Republic of Letters

pp. 61-83

ISBN 978-90-89-035-4

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J.

(2010)

Unravellling Silk: Princess Lieven, Metternich and Castlereagh

In: A Living Anachronism? European Diplomacy and the Habsburg Monarchy.

Bohlau: Vienna

pp. 15-29

ISBN 978320578510

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J.

(2008)

Castlereagh and France

In: Anglo-French Relations since the Late Eighteenth Century.

Routledge

pp. 31-41

ISBN 041539578

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J.

(2008)

A History of Conservative Politics since 1830

Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN 9780333929735

UEA Repository

(Book)


Charmley, J.

(2005)

From Splendid Isolation to Finest Hour: Britain as a Global Power, 1900-1950

In: The Foreign Office and British Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century.

Routledge

pp. 130-146

ISBN 0714656798

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J.

(2005)

The Princess and the Politicians: Sex, Intrigue and Diplomacy, 1812-40

Viking

ISBN 0670889644

UEA Repository

(Book)


Charmley, J.

(2004)

The view from Knowsley

in History Today

54.

pp. 47

UEA Repository

(Article)


Charmley, J.

(2003)

The Conservative Tradition in Foreign Policy

in Conservative History Journal

1.

pp. 6-7

UEA Repository

(Article)


Charmley, J.

(2003)

What if Halifax had become Prime Minister in 1940?

In: Prime Minister Portillo and Other Things that Never Happened: A Collection of Political Counterfactuals.

Portico's

pp. 35-51

ISBN 1842750690

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J.

(2002)

Churchill and the American Alliance

in Transactions: Royal Historical Society

6 (11).

pp. 353-373

UEA Repository

(Article)


Charmley, J.

(2002)

Palmerston: Artful old dodger or babe of grace?

In: The Makers of British Foreign Policy from Pitt to Thatcher.

Palgrave MacMillan

pp. 75-97

ISBN 0333915798

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Charmley, J.

(2001)

Chamberlain, Churchill and the End of Empire

In: The Decline of Empires.

Wein

pp. 127-135

ISBN 370280384X

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Key Research Interests

Research interests - modern political history.

Key Responsibilities

Professor Charmley is Head of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Humanities and Associate Dean for Enterprise (HUM) as well as being Director of the East Anglian Filme Archive (EAFA). He is also UEA's Academic Director of Employability.