Oliver, Tim

Dr Tim Oliver  

Department

Position held

Dahrendorf Fellow on Europe-North America Relations

 

Non LSE positions held

Center for Transatlantic Relations, SAIS, Washington DC

Non-resident Fellow

 

New York University

Visiting Scholar

 

Experience keywords:

British defence policy; British foreign policy; British politics; European politics; European security; UK-EU relations; transatlantic relations

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Dr Oliver's research focuses on three areas. First, UK government and politics and the UK's foreign, security and defence policies. He is particularly interested in what the UK's behaviour (in particular a 'Brexit') could mean for Europe, the USA and transatlantic relations. Second, European politics, in particular the EU and its evolution, European security and the British-French-German relationship. Third, transatlantic relations, US-UK and US-EU relations, US foreign policy, the politics of North America, NATO.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Europe; North America; UK; USA

Contact Points

Publications

2016

Oliver, Tim (2016) This referendum won't settle the European question Demos Quarterly. ISSN 1361-1275

Oliver, Tim (2016) Brexit or Bremain for British security Sustainable Security (3 May 2016) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2016) The UK and Europe: ideas, interests, institutions, international and individuals: the five I's of Brexit. E!Sharp (1 Jul 2016) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2016) Book review: Britain's Europe: a thousand years of conflict and cooperation. By Brendan Simms International Affairs, 92 (5). 1273-1274. ISSN 00205850

Oliver, Tim (2016) We must not ignore the rise of English nationalism Newsweek (26 Jul 2016) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2016) What if Britain had voted to leave the EEC in 1975? In: Brack, Duncan and Dale, Iain, (eds.) Prime Minister Corbyn: and other things that never happened. Biteback Publishing, London, UK. ISBN 9781785900457

Oliver, Tim (2016) Brexit, stage left The Mark News (28 Jun 2016) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2016) Book review: This is London: life and death in the world city. By Ben Judah International Affairs (Royal Institute of International Affairs 1944-), 92 (3). 737-738. ISSN 0020-5850

Bednarczyk, Philip and Hemmings, John and Jones, Ben and Lightfoot, Jeff and Nicholson, Parke and Novotná , Tereza and Sutherland, Claire and Teebken, Julia and Whitworth, Andrew (2016) New challenges, new voices: next generation viewpoints on Transatlantic relations LSE Ideas Special Report, Oliver, Tim, ed SR022. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Oliver, Tim (2016) Facing Britain's European obsession The Ripon Forum (1 Apr 2016)

Oliver, Tim (2016) Brexit: the many roads to a crisis? LSE BrexitVote (21 Sep 2016) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2016) How will the EU interpret the Brexit vote? LSE BrexitVote (24 Jun 2016) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2016) Shades of grey: is Brexit going to lead to European disintegration? LSE BrexitVote (1 Jul 2016) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2016) Forget independence for London: but the capital now needs its own devolved government more than ever British Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Jun 2016) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2016) Preparations for a Brexit: the EU will shape what happens after a vote to withdraw LSE Ideas (13 Apr 2016) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2016) European and international views of Brexit Journal of European Public Policy, 23. 1-8. ISSN 1350-1763

Oliver, Tim (2016) A European Union without the United Kingdom: the geopolitics of a British exit from the EU Strategic updates , 16.1. London, UK, LSE IDEAS.

Oliver, Tim (2016) The UK needs a devolved government for London Democratic Audit Blog (22 Jan 2016) Blog entry

Daddow, Oliver and Oliver, Tim (2016) A not so awkward partner: the UK has been a champion of many causes in the EU LSE Ideas (15 Apr 2016) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2016) Goodbye Britannia? The international implications of Britain's vote to leave the EU Geopolitics, History, and International Relations, 8 (2). 214-233. ISSN 1948-9145

Keil, Steven and Oliver, Tim (2016) What would a US policy of 'restraint' mean for the Warsaw NATO Summit? International Politics Reviews, 4 (1). 31-35. ISSN 2050-2982

Oliver, Tim (2016) The coalition and Europe Journal of Liberal History, 92 S. 55-57.

Oliver, Tim (2016) Brexit: what happens next? LSE IDEAS Strategic Update (18 Jun 2016) Website

McNerney, Michael J. and Johnson, Stuart E. and Pezard, Stephanie and Stebbins, David and Miles, Renanah and O'Mahony, Angela and Feng, Chaoling and Oliver, Tim (2016) Defense institution building in Africa: an assessment Research Reports, RR-1232-OSD. Rand Corporation, London, UK. ISBN 9780833092403

Oliver, Tim and Williams, Michael John (2016) Special relationships in flux: Brexit and the future of the US-EU and US-UK relationships International Affairs, 92 (3). 547-567. ISSN 0020-5850

Brown, Stuart A. and Dhingra, Swati and Oliver, Tim (2016) The Brexit scenarios: towards a new UK-EU relationship Documents CIDOB (New era), Morillas, Pol, ed 7. Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, Barcelona, Spain.

Oliver, Tim (2016) Why the EU referendum will not be the end of the story Federal Trust for Education and Research, London, UK. ISBN 9781911234005

Oliver, Tim (2016) The world after Brexit: from British referendum to global adventure International Politics. ISSN 1384-5748

2015

Oliver, Tim (2015) Will the ‘British question’ go away if Labour wins? E!Sharp (1 May 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Facing Europe's British question Queries Magazine (8). 38-40. ISSN 2032-9113

Oliver, Tim (2015) Britain's European question will not be answered by an in-out vote HuffPost Politics (1 January 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Can an in-out referendum solve the European question in British politics? E!Sharp (1 Jan 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Foreign policy of Britain In: Banerjee, Ajit M., (ed.) Global Perspectives on Foreign Policy of Major Powers. Academic Foundation , New York, USA. ISBN 9789332703261

Oliver, Tim (2015) Will the UK’s general election lead to an in-out referendum? E!Sharp (1 January 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Europe’s brexit question The UACES Blog (29 Jan 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Brexit: Europe’s awkward questions about its awkward partner The UACES Blog (11 May 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) The First-Past-the-Post electoral system is breaking up the UK Democratic Audit UK (6 May 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim and Möller, Almut (2015) Written evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee’s inquiry into 'the costs and benefits of EU membership for the UK's role in the world' House of Commons, London, UK.

Oliver, Tim (2015) Why it might not be all right on the Euro-referendum night E!Sharp (1 Jun 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim and Lacatus, Cora (2015) Magna Carta and the transatlantic relationship Dahrendorf Blog (6 Jul 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) The Liberal Democrats in government: marching towards the sound of gunfire British Politics and Policy at LSE (2 May 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Brexit is an issue President Obama has every right to be concerned about USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (24 Jul 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) UK national security and the Brexit debate – now more than ever they are closely locked LSE BrexitVote (11 Nov 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Little Britain’s big election: a declining power that we should not shy away from USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (6 May 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) An in-out referendum will not solve the European question in British politics British Politics and Policy at LSE (2 Feb 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) The stance the rest of Europe takes on the British question will be crucial in shaping the UK’s EU referendum British Politics and Policy at LSE (3 Jun 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Europe's British question: the UK–EU relationship in a changing Europe and multipolar world Global Society, 29 (3). 409-426. ISSN 1360-0826

Oliver, Tim and Lacatus, Cora (2015) Eight centuries on from Magna Carta, upholding the rule of law remains a challenge on both sides of the Atlantic USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (8 Jul 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) Cameron’s letter: European views on the UK’s renegotiation LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Nov 2015) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2015) To be or not to be in Europe: is that the question? Britain's European question and an in/out referendum International Affairs, 91 (1). 77-91. ISSN 1468-2346

2014

Oliver, Tim (2014) The British questions facing the next Commission E!Sharp (1 Jan 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) 10 questions for the EU about a Brexit E!Sharp (1 Nov 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) The dangers of a passive expulsion of Britain from the EU E!Sharp (1 Mar 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) Strategic myopia in the fight for Scotland and the UK The Huffington Post (11 Mar 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) If Scotland leaves the UK, will England leave the EU? E!Sharp (1 May 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) What Would a Brexit Mean for the EU? E-International Relations (10 Aug 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) The United Kingdom and Europe: should it come or go? European Geostrategy (26 Oct 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) Book review: command and control by Eric Schlosser International Affairs, 90 (2). ISSN 1468-2346

Oliver, Tim (2014) Written evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee’s inquiry into Government Policy Towards the USA House of Commons, London, UK.

Oliver, Tim (2014) Living awkwardly ever after: what if the British had voted to leave the European Economic Community in 1975? DGAPanalyse, 19.

Oliver, Tim (2014) Book review: three Germanies: West Germany, East Germany and the Berlin republic by Michael Gehler Political Studies Review, 12 (2). 322-322. ISSN 1478-9299

Oliver, Tim (2014) London, England, Britain and Europe: places apart? British Politics Group (16 Nov 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) Book review: new dynamics in East Asian politics: security, political economy and Society by Zhiqun Zhu Political Studies Review, 12 (3). 478-479. ISSN 1478-9299

Oliver, Tim (2014) Brexit stage right Foreign Affairs (22 Jul 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) Written evidence on the geopolitical implications of a Brexit submitted to the House of Commons Joint Committee’s inquiry into the next National Security Strategy House of Commons, London, UK.

Oliver, Tim (2014) Britain’s strategic culture in context: a typology of national security strategies In: Edwards, Timothy and Gashkarth, Jamie and Porter, Robin, (eds.) British Foreign Policy and the National Interest Identity, Strategy and Security. Palgrave, London, UK. ISBN 9781137392343

Oliver, Tim (2014) Europe to Britain: our patience is running out The Huffington Post (2 Oct 2014) opinion

Möller, Almut and Oliver, Tim (2014) European and international views of the UK-EU relationship British Politics Group (5 Oct 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim and von Ondarza, Nicolai and Pertusot, Vivien and Dufour, Nathan (2014) Scotland: out of the UK and into the EU? Part I: views on Scottish independence from seven member states IP Journal (8 Aug 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim and Mestres, Laia and Poli, Eleonora and Parkes, Roderick and McQuay, Mark (2014) Scotland: out of the UK and into the EU? Part II: views on Scottish independence from seven member states IP Journal (11 Aug 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) The five routes a British exit from the EU could take The Huffington Post (30 Jun 2014) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2014) Braveheart of Europe or little Britain? What an independent Scotland may mean for the EU IP Journal (27 Jun 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) A ‘Brexit’ would have important implications at the European and international levels British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Jun 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) Londoners are not little Englanders British Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Mar 2014) Blog entry

Möller, Almut and Oliver, Tim (2014) The United Kingdom and the European Union: what would a “Brexit” mean for the EU and other States around the World? European and global perspectives DGAPanalyse.

Oliver, Tim (2014) A devolved government for London would be a big step towards rebalancing power in the UK British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Sep 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) It’s time for a balance of competences review of the UK British Politics and Policy at LSE (2 Oct 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim and Bruton, John (2014) Consent of a majority of the rest of the EU will be needed if there is to be a new UK-EU relationship British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Jan 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) London bucks the UKIP surge and appears headed in a direction far removed from the rest of the UK British Politics and Policy at LSE (2 Jun 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) The five routes to a Brexit: how the UK might leave the European Union LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Jun 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) Greater attention should be paid to the consequences of a ‘Brexit’ for the EU and other states around the world, not just the UK LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (1 Sep 2014) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2014) Why an in-out referendum won't settle the European question in British politics SWP Comments, 2013/C. Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin, Germany.

Oliver, Tim (2014) Written evidence on devolution to London submitted to Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee’s inquiry into the future of devolution after the referendum House of Commons, London, UK.

2013

Oliver, Tim (2013) Is the EU asleep as Britain sleepwalks out of the EU? E!Sharp (1 Oct 2013) opinion

Lightfoot, Jeff and Oliver, Tim (2013) A UK-EU divorce: bad news for America The National Interest (3 Dec 2013) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2013) Book review: Britain and the European Union – by Andrew Geddes International Affairs, 89 (5). 1303-1364. ISSN 0020-5850

Oliver, Tim (2013) A European Union without Britain is the last thing America needs The Huffington Post (14 Oct 2013) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2013) Cool the talk of TTIP as an 'Economic NATO' The Huffington Post (1 January 2013) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2013) Evidence on US views of the UK-EU relationship submitted to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee inquiry into UK-US relations Great Britain, House of Commons, London, UK.

Hamilton, Dan and Oliver, Tim (2013) Evidence on US views of TTIP for the House of Lords EU Sub-Committee C’s inquiry into the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Great Britain, House of Lords, London, UK.

Oliver, Tim and Perthes, Volker and von Ondarza, Nicolai (2013) SWP evidence on German views of EU security submitted to the House of Commons Joint Committee’s inquiry into the National Security Strategy Great Britain, House of Commons, London, UK.

Oliver, Tim (2013) Who suffers most from a Brexit? UK, EU must weigh Cameron’s renegotiation efforts carefully IP Journal (28 Jun 2013) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2013) The British problem facing a transatlantic trade deal The Huffington Post (25 Oct 2013) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2013) Britain outside Europe? The US view: UK withdrawal from the EU would be a double loss IP Journal (25 Nov 2013) opinion

Oliver, Tim (2013) The future of liberal interventionism in UK foreign policy In: Kümmel, Gerhard and Giegerich, Bastian, (eds.) The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era?. Springer, London, UK, 111-129.

Möller, Almut and Oliver, Tim (2013) Britain outside Europe? Introduction views on the future of the UK and EU, from Europe and beyond IP Journal (21 Nov 2013) opinion

Möller, Almut and Oliver, Tim (2013) London and Berlin are not speaking the same language when it comes to EU reform LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Nov 2013) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2013) The EU’s unwillingness to discuss the possibility of a ‘Brexit’ is playing into the hands of Eurosceptics LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Sep 2013) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2013) The UK government’s review of EU competences offers valuable academic insights into both Britain and the EU LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Oct 2013) Blog entry

Oliver, Tim (2013) Europe without Britain: assessing the impact on the European Union of a British withdrawal SWP Research Paper, 2013/RP 07. Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin, Germany.

2012

Oliver, Tim (2012) Why has Britain been in Afghanistan? In: Oppermann, Kai, (ed.) British Foreign and Security Policy: Historical Legacies and Current Challenges. Wißner-Verlag, Berlin, Germany. ISBN 3896398660

Oliver, Tim (2012) Book review: peace, reform and liberation: a history of Liberal Politics in Britain 1679-2011 International Affairs, 88 (2). 393-453. ISSN 0020-5850

Oliver, Tim (2012) Book review: escape from camp 14. One man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West International Affairs, 88 (5). 1113-1178. ISSN 1468-2346

2011

Oliver, Tim (2011) Europeanisation and British foreign policy In: Wong, Reuben and Hill, Christopher, (eds.) National and European Foreign Policies: Towards Europeanization. Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415610841

2009

Oliver, Tim (2009) Book review: homeland security in the UK Political Studies Review, 7 (3). 421-427. ISSN 1478-9299

Oliver, Tim (2009) Book review: the foreign policy of the European Union - Keukeleire & J. MacNaughtan, S. International Affairs, 85 (3). 609-662. ISSN 00205850

2008

Oliver, Tim (2008) Book review: progressive foreign policy International Affairs, 84 (3). 555-608. ISSN 0020-5850

2007

Hill, Christopher and Oliver, Tim (2007) Conclusion In: Ziegner, Graham, (ed.) British Diplomacy: British Foreign Secretaries Reflect. Methuen Publishing Ltd, London, UK. ISBN 1842751638

Oliver, Tim (2007) Book review: independent diplomat, by C. Ross International Affairs, 83 (3). 575-615. ISSN 0020-5850

Oliver, Tim (2007) Book review: Tony Blair and the ideal type, G.Grainger Political Studies Review, 5 (2). 269-273. ISSN 1478-9299

2006

Allen, Dave and Oliver, Tim (2006) The Europeanisation of British foreign policy In: Bache, Ian and Jordan, Andrew, (eds.) The Europeanization of British Politics. Palgrave, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781403995193

Oliver, Tim and Allen, Dave (2006) The Europeanisation of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office In: Bache, Ian and Jordan, Andrew, (eds.) The Europeanization of British Politics. Palgrave, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781403995193

Oliver, Tim (2006) Book review: P. Oborne, the rise of political lying International Affairs, 82 (4). 787-827. ISSN 0020-5850

Cox, Michael and Oliver, Tim (2006) Pax Americana through the eyes of Britannia Revista de Historia Actual, 4 (4). 45-56. ISSN 1697-3305

Cox, Michael and Oliver, Tim (2006) La “pax Americana” una prospettiva britanica In: Brambillo, E, Roberto and Ferrari, G., (eds.) Scenari e Visioni Per Il Xxi Secolo. ASERI, 47-66.

2005

Oliver, Tim (2005) CFSP watch 2005: United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of International Relations, London, UK.

Oliver, Tim (2005) Book review: J. Dickie, The New Mandarins and K. Theakston, British Foreign Secretaries since 1974 International Affairs, 81 (1). 217-264. ISSN 0020-5850

Wallace, William and Oliver, Tim (2005) A bridge too far: Britain and the transatlantic relationship In: Andrews, David, (ed.) The Atlantic Alliance Under Stress US-European Relations after Iraq. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521614085

2004

Oliver, Tim (2004) CFSP watch 2004: United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of International Relations, London, UK.

2003

Oliver, Tim (2003) CFSP watch 2003: national report: Great Britain London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of International Relations, London, UK.

Oliver, Tim (2003) Book review: John Kampfner, Blair's Wars. Peter Stothard, Thirty Days: A Month at the Heart of Blair's War Millennium - Journal of International Studies, 32 (3). 693-695. ISSN 0305-8298

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