Professor G.R Berridge

Emeritus Professor of International Politics

BA, PhD (Durham), MA (Sussex)


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Appointed at Leicester 1978. Founding convenor of the Joint BISA/PSA Specialist Group on Diplomacy. Founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Diplomacy at Leicester, 1994-9. Co-Director of the Diplomatic Studies Program, 1994–96. Chairman of the UK Forum on Diplomatic Training, 1996–97. General Editor of the Palgrave Studies in Diplomacy Series, 1994–2003. Occasional Teacher, Department of International Relations, LSE, 2002–2003. Associate Editor Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (responsible for twentieth-century diplomatists) until end of project in 2003. Senior Fellow, DiploFoundation, 2005-

Recent Publications

A Diplomatic Whistleblower in the Victorian Era: The Life and Writing of E. C. Grenville-Murray (available online, 2013)

Embassies in Armed Conflict (Continuum: New York and London, 2012)

The Counter-Revolution in Diplomacy and other essays (Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, 2011)

The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Diplomacy, Third Edition (with Lorna Lloyd) (Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, 2011)

Diplomacy: Theory and Practice, Fourth Edition (Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, 2010)

British Diplomacy in Turkey, 1583 to the Present: A Study in the Evolution of the Resident Embassy (Martinus Nijhoff: Leiden, 2009)

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