Professor Stuart Ward
Stuart Ward is Professor of imperial and global history in the Depart-
ment of English at the University of Copenhagen. He has an honours degree in history and politics from the University of Queensland, a PhD from the University of Sydney, and has held previous posts at the European University Institute (1991-4), Odense University (1997-2000), and King's College London (2001-3).
In 2008-9 he was the Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History at University College Dublin. He has also held visiting fellowships at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra and the University of Greenland in Nuuk. He has been based in Copenhagen since 2003, and in 2008 was awarded the University of Copenhagen annual prize for teaching: Årets Harald. His major publications include Australia and the British Embrace: The Demise of the Imperial Ideal (Melbourne, 2001); British Culture and the End of Empire (ed., Manchester, 2001); Australia's Empire (ed. with Deryck Schreuder, Oxford, 2008); Exhuming Passions: The Pressure of the Past in Ireland and Australia (ed. with Katie Holmes, 2011); and The Unknown Nation: Australia After Empire (with James Curran, Melbourne 2010). The Unknown Nation was shortlisted for the Australian Prime Minister’s prize for history in 2011. Since 2010 he has been provost of Denmark’s oldest collegium, Regensen.
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