Professor Kathleen Burk

Kathleen Burk is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at University College London, columnist and radio panellist. She is the author of several distinguished scholarly books on the US and its interventions in the rest of the world, and a definitive biography of A J P Taylor. Kathleen’s most recent book, a history of England and America from 1600 to the present, which covers political, social, and economic history, Old World, New World was published by Little Brown. Professor Burk's main interests lie in Anglo-American relations, something she focussed on during her time as Gresham Professor of Rhetoric.

All of Professor Burk's past lectures can be accessed here.

Recent Past Lectures
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The Rise and Fall of the British Empire

Professor Kathleen Burk
Wednesday, 21 June 2006 - 12:00AM
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Great Britain and the ‘Scramble for Africa’

Professor Kathleen Burk
Wednesday, 10 May 2006 - 12:00AM
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Great Britain and the Middle East

Professor Kathleen Burk
Wednesday, 22 March 2006 - 12:00AM
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Great Britain and the other imperial powers: Conflict over China

Professor Kathleen Burk
Tuesday, 17 January 2006 - 12:00AM
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Imperial Rivalry with the Russian Empire

Professor Kathleen Burk
Monday, 28 November 2005 - 12:00AM
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India: The Jewel in the Crown

Professor Kathleen Burk
Monday, 10 October 2005 - 12:00AM