Anthony Kemp-Welch

Anthony Kemp-Welch


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Personal profile


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.

External Activities

  • 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.

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