Professor John Breuilly

Professor John Breuilly

Professor of Nationalism and Ethnicity

Department of Government

+44 (0)207 955 6153

About me

Professor Breuilly's expertise lies in modern German history and the comparative history of modern Europe. He is also involved in modern urban history, the history of socialism and liberalism, the history of bourgeois culture and the history and theory of nationalism and of modernisation.

Research interests

  • European history
  • German history
  • Cultural history
  • Global history
  • Liberalism
  • Modern history
  • Modernity/modernisation
  • Nationalism
  • Urban history


  • French (Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic)
  • German (Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent)