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Professor Janet Hartley

Janet HartleyProfessor Janet Hartley  is co-head of the Russia Studies Programme. She is also Professor of International History specializing in Russia History and is Pro Director for Teaching and Learning at the LSE. 

Professor Hartley is a London graduate and lectured at Exeter, Goldsmiths' and Queen Mary Colleges before coming to the LSE in 1987. She has been seconded to the Directorate from 2007 until 2012 as Pro Director.

Areas of Expertise

  • 18th century
  • Russian social history
  • 19th century
  • Russian history
  • Russian archival materials
  • Soviet archival materials

Recent Publications

  • Russia, 1762-1825 : military power, the state, and the people. (Westport: Praeger, 2008)
  • "Russia as a fiscal-military state". In: Storrs, C, (ed.) The fiscal military state in eighteenth-century Europe. (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008)
  • "Provincial and local government". In: Lieven, Dominic, (ed.) The Cambridge history of Russia - Imperial Russia 1689-1917. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)
  • "Napoleonic prisoners in Russia". In: Erpyleva, N. U. and Gashi-Butler, Maryann Elizabeth and Henderson, Jane Elisabeth, (eds.) Forging a common legal destiny: liber amicorum in honour of William E. Butler. (London: Simmonds & Hill, 2005)
  • "The patriotism of the Russian army in the 'patriotic' or 'fatherland' war of 1812". In: Esdaile, Charles J., (ed.) Popular resistance in the French wars: patriots, partisans and land pirates. (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005)