• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
19922016
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Biography

Ian Thatcher undertook graduate work in Russian at Soviet History at Glasgow, famous as the scholarly home of the journal Soviet Studies and of the late Professor Alec Nove.The Head of the Glasgow Institute at that time was Professor Bill Wallace, one of the founders of the History Department at Coleraine. Ian's route to a Chair at Ulster was academic posts in Scotland, New Zealand, and England.Ian is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a member of the Study Group on the Russian Revolution (UK) and of the Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (USA).Research FieldsThe history of Russian Social Democracy, the 1917 Revolution in Russia, and the history of the USSR.Ian has received funding from the British Academy and the Leverhulme Trust.He has also held a visiting fellowship at the Slavic Research Centre, Hokkaido University, Japan; a Research Directorship at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Study, University of Helsinki; and has been a British Academy-Russian Academy of Sciences Exchange Scholar.

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Research Output 1992 2016

2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
October Revolution (1917)
constitution
political culture
Russia
literature
Open Access
Government
Historian
Historiography
1920s
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Post-Soviet Russian Historians and the Russian Provisional Government of 1917

Thatcher, I., 1 Apr 2015, In : Slavonic and East European Review. 93, 2, p. 315-337

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
historian
governance
Government
Post-Soviet
Historian

Scripting the Russian Revolution

Thatcher, I., 7 Oct 2015, Scripting Revolution: A Historical Approach to the Comparative Study of Revolutions. p. 213-227

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Russian Revolution
Scripting
Discourse
Peasants
Revolution

Foreword

Thatcher, I., 5 Apr 2014, Filming the Unfilmable: Casper Wrede's 'One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich'. Hellman, B. & Rogachevskii, A. (eds.). Stuttgart, p. vii-x

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Foreword
Teaching
Communism