Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College
Fellow of the British Academy
Dominic Lieven: Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge (from 2011) and Fellow of the British Academy (from 2001). Born Singapore 1952. Christ’s College Cambridge (1970-3), Kennedy Scholar Harvard (1974-4), Foreign Office (1974-5), PhD at SSEES/London University(1975-8). LSE: 1978-2011 Lecturer (1978) and Professor (1993). Head of Government Dept (2001-4), Head of History Dept (2009-11), Member of governing Council of LSE 2003-8). Visiting professor Tokyo University and Harvard (1992-3). Humboldt Fellow (1985-6), Leverhulme Major Research Fellow (2006-9). Residence: Cambridge, Tokyo, London.
Subject groups/Research projects
Imperial Russian history, history of empires, Napoleonic era, First World War, monarchy.
Russia and the Origins of the First World War (1983)
Russia’s Rulers under the Old Regime (1988)
Aristocracy in Europe (1992)
Nicholas II: Emperor of all the Russias (1993)
Empire: The Russian Empire and its Rivals (2001); The Cambridge History of Russia. Volume 2 (2006 – Editor)
Russia against Napoleon. The Struggle for Europe, 1807-1814 (2009).
Towards the Flame. Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia, Penguin, London, 2015: US edition: The End of Tsarist Russia. The Road to World War I and Revolution, Penguin, August 2015.