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Professor Dominic Lieven

Professor Emeritus

Research Interests: Russian History

Dominic Lieven joined LSE in 1978, became a professor in 1993 and a Fellow of the British Academy in 2001. He graduated first in the class of 1973 in history from Cambridge University and was a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard in 1973/4. Subsequently, he has been inter alia a Humboldt Fellow in Germany, and a visiting professor at Tokyo University and Harvard. He is married with two children. The family lives partly in London and partly in Japan.

His publications include:

He is currently planning a conference, articles and edited book on Russia's conflict with Napoleon.

Listen to Professor Lieven presenting a paper on "The Tsar Liberates Europe? Russia against Napoleon, 1807-1814".

List of publications on LSE Research Online


Professor Dominic Lieven Wins Fondation Napoléon Prize

Professor Dominic Lieven's recent book, Russia against Napoleon: The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814 has been awarded the Annual Prize of the Fondation Napoléon, worth €5000. The Fondation Napoléon is a registered charity committed to the encouragement of the study of and interest in the history of the First and Second Empires, and the preservation of Napoleonic heritage.