Alexander Morrison

Associate Editor, Central Asian Survey

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Fellow & Tutor in History, University of Oxford, UK

Research interests:

Russian Military History, Russian Colonialism, History of Central Asia


Alexander Morrison is a Associate Editor for Central Asian Survey and a historian of empire and of colonial warfare, with a particular focus on the Russians in Central Asia. His background is in South Asian History, and much of his work compares Russian and British Imperial and military history. He read Modern History at Oriel College, and was then elected to a Prize Fellowship at All Souls College, which he held from 2000-2007. From 2007-2013 Alexander was Lecturer in Imperial History at the University of Liverpool, where in 2012 he was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize. From 2014-2017 he was Professor of History at Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, before returning to Oxford as Fellow and Tutor in History at New College, a post which he holds in conjunction with a Faculty post in the History of Modern War. He teaches undergraduate papers in European and Asian history, Global and Imperial history, and the history of warfare from ca.1800.

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