Jeremy Black (University of Exeter)
Jeremy Black MBE is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He studied at Cambridge and Oxford before joining the University of Durham as a lecturer in 1980. He joined Exeter University as Established Chair in History in 1996. He is a prolific lecturer and writer, the author of over 100 books. Many concern aspects of eighteenth century British, European and American political, diplomatic and military history but he has also published on the history of the press, cartography, warfare, culture and on the nature and uses of history itself. His most recent book is English Nationalism: A Short History (2018). This event is co-sponsored with the Contemporary History Institute.