Scholars Council, 2007 - present
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Kluge Chair for Countries and Cultures of the North, 2010
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Lecture: "The European Colonial Empires in Asia and Africa," 2010
Decolonization Seminar, 2007 -present
Hosted by the John W. Kluge Center and sponsored by the National History Center with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
W. ROGER LOUIS is Kerr Chair of English History and Culture and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas and an Honorary Fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford. He is the author or editor of some 30 books including Imperialism at Bay (1977) and The British Empire in the Middle East (1984). His latest book is Ends of British Imperialism: The Scramble for Empire, Suez, and Decolonization (2009). He is editor-in-chief of the four-volume project on The History of the Oxford University Press. He was chairman of the U.S. State Department’s Historical Advisory Committee until he resigned on a point of principle in November 2009. A past President of the American Historical Association, he is now Director of the AHA’s National History Center. In 2009, Dr. Louis was selected as Professor of the Year at the University of Texas.