Keith Wilson

Emeritus Professor of International Politics

Summary: The foreign policies of the Great Powers in the 19th and early 20th centuries; The determinants of British foreign and imperial policies; The Great War of 1914-1918

Research interests

Primarily in the field of British foreign/imperial policy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Teaching Areas

  • The foreign policies of the Great Powers in the 19th & early 20th centuries;
  • The determinants of British foreign & imperial policies;
  • The Great War of 1914-1918

Recent Publications

Wilson, K.M. (2007) The Limits of Eurocentricity: Imperial British Foreign and Defence Policies in the Early Twentieth Century. (Istanbul: The ISIS Press)

Wilson, K.M. (2003) Problems and Possibilities: Exercises in Statesmanship 1814-1918. Tempus.

Wilson, K.M. (ed.) (2003) Decisions for War, 1914. 2nd ed. Routledge.

Wilson, K.M. (2003) Great Britain. In: Wilson, K.M (ed.) Decisions for War, 1914, Routledge, pp.175-208. 

Wilson, K.M. (2002) The place of loans to Persia in the commencement of the negotiation of the Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907. Middle Eastern Studies, 28(2), pp.35-82. 

Wilson, K.M. (ed.) (2001) The International Impact of the Boer War. Acumen.

Wilson, K.M. (2001) The Boer War in the context of Britain's Imperial Problems. In: Wilson, K.M (ed.) The International Impact of the Boer War, Acumen, pp.158-167.

Wilson, K.M. (2001) Before Gooch and Temperley: the contribution of Austen Chamberlain and J.W. Headlam-Morley towards 'Instructing the mass of the public', 1912-1926. In: Dockrill, M.L. and Fisher, J. (eds.) The Paris Peace Conference, 1919, Palgrave, pp.175-189.