Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies and Professor of British and Commonwealth History, School of Advanced Study
Philip Murphy is Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies; Professor of British and Commonwealth History; and Joint editor of the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History.
His research interests include Twentieth-century British and Commonwealth history, including aspects of post-war British decolonization particularly in Africa, and post-war African politics.
He has a forthcoming book about the British Monarchy and the Post-War Commonwealth, published by Oxford University Press.
Mar 08, 2021 07:38 am UTC| Insights & Views
The Commonwealth, an association of 54 countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Pacific, has always been a rather mysterious organisation. It evolved gradually over the course of the 20th Century, making it...