Dr Robert Boyce

Dr Robert Boyce

Emeritus Reader

Department of International History

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Fridays, 12:00-13:00 by appointment

About me

Dr Boyce’s main field of interest is the dynamic relationship between economics, politics and national mythologies shaping international affairs in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Dr Boyce studied at the University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier University and University College London before obtaining his PhD at the London School of Economics. He joined the Department of International History as a Lecturer in 1977. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Toronto, the Université Paris IV-Sorbonne and the Institut des Sciences Politiques in Paris. He is currently adjunct professor at the Collège Universitaire de Sciences Po, Campus de Dijon, and a member of the Comité Scientifique of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Dijon. He gave a keynote lecture at the Young Scholars Initiative Conference, Institute of Economics, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, in July 2015.


International Political Economy; National Mythologies


Dr Boyce usually teaches the following courses:

At postgraduate level:

HY400: International History in the 20th Century

HY434: The Rise and Fall of Communism in Europe 1917-1990




Edited books and journals


Articles, book chapters and reports