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Timothy Garton Ash

Professor of European Studies at University of Oxford

Timothy Garton Ash is professor of European Studies at University of Oxford, Isaiah Berlin professorial fellow at St Antony’s College (Oxford), and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is the author of eleven books of contemporary history and political writing, his latest being Homelands: A Personal History of Europe. Mr Garton Ash also writes a column on international affairs in The Guardian and is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, amongst other journals. From 2001 to 2006, he was a director of the European Studies Centre at St Antony's College, Oxford, where he now directs the Dahrendorf Programme. Prizes he has received for his writing include the Somerset Maugham Award, the Prix Européen de l'Essai and the George Orwell Prize. In 2017, Mr Garton Ash was awarded the International Charlemagne Prize of the city of Aachen for services to European unity.
Updated: April 12, 2023