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Professor Simon Smith

Professor of International History/ Exams Officer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Histories Languages and Cultures

Summary

Prof Simon C Smith has lectured in international history since his appointment to the University of Hull in 1997. He was promoted to Professor in 2008. He was awarded a first class degree in history at the Royal Holloway, University of London, in 1989, winning prizes for the best degree in both his school and faculty. Having been granted a British Academy Major Studentship, Prof Smith stayed on at Royal Holloway to read for a PhD. In 1992-3, he was a Scouloudi Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, and he became a British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow in 1994. Conference organiser for ‘Reassessing Suez Fifty Years On', Maritime Historical Studies Centre, University of Hull, 25-26 July 2006

Book

The Wilson–Johnson Correspondence, 1964–69

S. C. Smith (Ed.), (2015). The Wilson–Johnson Correspondence, 1964–69

Journal Article

Britain’s decision to withdraw from the Persian Gulf: a pattern not a puzzle

Smith, S. C. (2016). Britain’s decision to withdraw from the Persian Gulf: a pattern not a puzzle. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 44(2), 328-351. https://doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2015.1123541

Failure and success in state formation : British policy towards the Federation of South Arabia and the United Arab Emirates

Smith, S. C. (2017). Failure and success in state formation : British policy towards the Federation of South Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Middle Eastern Studies, 53(1), 84-97. https://doi.org/10.1080/00263206.2016.1196667

The Anglo-American 'special relationship' and the Middle East, 1945-1973

Smith, S. C. (2014). The Anglo-American 'special relationship' and the Middle East, 1945-1973. Asian Affairs, 45(3), 425-448. https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2014.951567

Priests and politicians : Archbishop Michael Gonzi, Dom Mintoff, and the end of empire in Malta

Smith, S. (2014). Priests and politicians : Archbishop Michael Gonzi, Dom Mintoff, and the end of empire in Malta. Journal of Mediterranean studies, 23(1), 113-124