Professor Ian Thatcher

Research Director - History

School/Department
School of Arts & Humanities
Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Campus
Coleraine campus
Telephone
+44 28 7012 3375
Email
id.thatcher@ulster.ac.uk
Location
Room I023
Cromore Road
Coleraine
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

Ian Thatcher undertook graduate work in Russian at Soviet History at Glasgow, famous as the scholarly home of the journal Soviet Studies and of the late Professor Alec Nove.

The Head of the Glasgow Institute at that time was Professor Bill Wallace, one of the founders of the History Department at Coleraine. Ian's route to a Chair at Ulster was academic posts in Scotland, New Zealand, and England.

Ian is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a member of the Study Group on the Russian Revolution (UK) and of the Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (USA).

Research Fields

The history of Russian Social Democracy, the 1917 Revolution in Russia, and the history of the USSR.

Ian has received funding from the British Academy and the Leverhulme Trust.

He has also held a visiting fellowship at the Slavic Research Centre, Hokkaido University, Japan; a Research Directorship at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Study, University of Helsinki; and has been a British Academy-Russian Academy of Sciences Exchange Scholar.

Representations of Scotland in Nashe Slovo during World War One. / Thatcher, Ian.

In: The Scottish Historical Review, Vol. LXXVII, 01.08.1999, p. 243-252.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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Khrushchev As Leader. / Thatcher, Ian.

Khrushchev in the Kremlin. ed. / Jeremy Smith; Melanie Ilic. Oxford : Routledge, 2011. p. 9-25.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter

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From Stalin to Gorbachev: Reflections on the Personality of Leaders in Soviet History. / Thatcher, Ian.

In: Contemporary European History, Vol. 19, No. 1, 01.01.2010, p. 95-107.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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The First State Duma, 1906: The View from the Contemporary Pamphlet and Monograph Literature. / Thatcher, Ian.

In: Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d'histoire, Vol. 46, No. 3, 31.12.2011, p. 531-561.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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Memoirs of the Russian Provisional Government 1917. / Thatcher, Ian.

In: Revolutionary Russia, Vol. 27, No. 1, 04.04.2014, p. 1-21.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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Foreword. / Thatcher, Ian.

Filming the Unfilmable: Casper Wrede's 'One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich'. ed. / Ben Hellman; Andrei Rogachevskii. Stuttgart : ibidem-Verlag, 2014. p. vii-x.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter

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Trotsky, Leon.. Thatcher, Ian (Author). 2014.

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Historiography of the Russian Provisional Government 1917 in the USSR. / Thatcher, Ian.

In: Twentieth Century Communism, Vol. 8, 01.03.2015, p. 108-132.

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Post-Soviet Russian Historians and the Russian Provisional Government of 1917. / Thatcher, Ian.

In: The Slavonic and East European Review, Vol. 93, No. 2, 01.04.2015, p. 315-337.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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Late Imperial Russia: problems and prospects. / Thatcher, Ian (Editor).

Manchester University Press, 2005. 208 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewAnthology

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