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.
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".
Documents on Conservative Foreign Policy, 1852-1878 (Volume of annotated documents)
Cambridge University Press
ISBN 9780521UEA Repository
Neville Chamberlain and the Consequences of Churchillian hegemony
In: Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective.
ISBN 9781441164438UEA Repository
The Invisible Politician : Mary Derby and the Eastern Crisis
In: On the Fringes of Diplomacy.
Chapter III 1922-2010
In: Coalition Government in Modern British Politics.
Social Affairs Unit
ISBN 978-1-904863-58-8UEA Repository
Traditions of Conservative Foreign Policy
In: Conservatism and British Foreign Policy.
ISBN 978-0754-669296UEA Repository
Britain and the Ottoman Empire 1830-1880
In: Religion and Diplomacy.
Republic of Letters
ISBN 978-90-89-035-4UEA Repository
Unravellling Silk: Princess Lieven, Metternich and Castlereagh
In: A Living Anachronism? European Diplomacy and the Habsburg Monarchy.
ISBN 978320578510UEA Repository
Castlereagh and France
In: Anglo-French Relations since the Late Eighteenth Century.
ISBN 041539578UEA Repository
A History of Conservative Politics since 1830
ISBN 9780333929735UEA Repository
From Splendid Isolation to Finest Hour: Britain as a Global Power, 1900-1950
In: The Foreign Office and British Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century.
ISBN 0714656798UEA Repository
The Princess and the Politicians: Sex, Intrigue and Diplomacy, 1812-40
ISBN 0670889644UEA Repository
The view from Knowsley
in History Today
pp. 47UEA Repository
The Conservative Tradition in Foreign Policy
in Conservative History Journal
pp. 6-7UEA Repository
What if Halifax had become Prime Minister in 1940?
In: Prime Minister Portillo and Other Things that Never Happened: A Collection of Political Counterfactuals.
ISBN 1842750690UEA Repository
Churchill and the American Alliance
in Transactions: Royal Historical Society
pp. 353-373UEA Repository
Palmerston: Artful old dodger or babe of grace?
In: The Makers of British Foreign Policy from Pitt to Thatcher.
ISBN 0333915798UEA Repository
Chamberlain, Churchill and the End of Empire
In: The Decline of Empires.
ISBN 370280384XUEA Repository
Key Research Interests
Research interests - modern political history.
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.