Professor Michael Hughes

Professor, Head of Department

Career Details

Michael Hughes carried out graduate work at the London School of Economics and was a British Council Scholar at Moscow University during the closing years of the Cold War. Before coming to Lancaster in 2013 he held posts at Brunel University and Liverpool University (where he served as Head of Department). Hughes has held visiting fellowships at a number of American universities. He was Council Member and Treasurer of the Royal Historical Society from 2010-2014 and is currently Treasurer of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES). He has broadcast widely on Russian history and politics on TV and Radio. Hughes has published six monographs and some forty scholarly articles and chapters in edited books, as well as numerous book reviews and encyclopedia entries.

Archbishop Randall Davidson
Hughes, M.J. 31/08/2017 London : Routledge. 238 p. ISBN: 9781472418661.
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Lancaster: Remembering 1914-18
Gregory, I.N., Peniston-Bird, C.M., Donnelly, P., Hughes, M.J. 7/08/2017 The History Press. ISBN: 9780750968256.
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Far apart but closer together: a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the career structure and organisational culture of the post-war British Diplomatic Service
Hughes, M., Platt, R. 15/06/2015 In: Diplomacy and Statecraft. 26, 2, p. 266-293. 28 p.
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Archbishop Davidson, the "Edwardian Crisis" and the Defence of the National Church
Hughes, M. 2015 In: Journal of Church and State. 57, 2, p. 217-242. 26 p.
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Every picture tells some stories: photographic illustrations in British travel accounts of Russia on the eve of World War One
Hughes, M. 10/2014 In: Slavonic and East European Review. 92, 4, p. 674-703. 30 p.
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Samovars and quills: the representation of bureaucracy in mid-nineteenth-century Russian literature
Hughes, M. 03/2014 In: Archival Science. 14, 1, p. 55-68. 14 p.
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Beyond holy Russia: the life and times of Stephen Graham
Hughes, M. 2014 Cambridge : Open Book Publishers. 370 p. ISBN: 9781783740123. Electronic ISBN: 9781783740147.
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Crimson nightmares: tales of invasion and fears of revolution in early twentieth-century Britain
Hughes, M., Wood, H. 2014 In: Contemporary British History. 28, 3, p. 294-317. 24 p.
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Tramps, mountains and unicorns: the Glacier Park hike of Vachel Lindsay and Stephen Graham
Hughes, M. 2014 In: Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture. 8, 3, p. 267-286. 20 p.
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Dilemmas of the Nonconformist Conscience: Attitudes towards War and Peace within Primitive Methodism
Hughes, M.J. 2013 In: Wesley and Methodist Studies. 5, p. 75-96. 22 p.
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Stephen Graham and Russian Spirituality: The Pilgrim in Search of Salvation
Hughes, M.J. 2012 In: A People Passing Rude. Cambridge : Open Book Publishers p. 163-174. 12 p.
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The Traveller's Search for Home: Stephen Graham and the Quest for London
Hughes, M.J. 1/07/2011 In: The London Journal. 36, 3, p. 211-224. 14 p.
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Picturesque visions and hopeful dreams: W.J. Birkbeck, Stephen Graham and British responses to Russian Orthodoxy on the eve of the Revolution
Hughes, M.J. 06/2011 In: Sobornost. 33, 2, p. 6-27. 22 p.
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British Opinion on Russian Terrorism in the 1880s
Hughes, M. 2011 In: European History Quarterly. 41, 2, p. 255-277.
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British Diplomacy, British Public Opinion, and the Anglo-Russian Rapprochement of 1907
Hughes, M.J. 2010 In: Rossiia i Britaniia. Moscow : Nauka Publishers p. 65-77. 13 p.
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British Nonconformity and British Foreign Policy
Hughes, M.J. 2010 In: Religion and Foreign Policy. Dordrecht : Republic of Letters p. 33-59. 27 p.
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Misunderstanding the Russian Peasantry: Anti-Capitalist Revolution or Third Rome?
Hughes, M.J. 2010 In: Bauerngesellschaften auf dem Weg in die Moderne. Agrarismus in Ostmitteleurope 1880 bis 1960. Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz p. 55-67. 13 p.
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The Visionary Goes West: Stephen Graham's American Odyssey
Hughes, M.J. 2010 In: Studies in Travel Writing. 14, 2, p. 179-196. 18 p.
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Searching for the Soul of Russia: British Perceptions of Russia during the First World War
Hughes, M. 2009 In: Twentieth Century British History. 20, 2, p. 198-226.
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Peter Kireevskii and the Development of Moscow Slavophilism
Hughes, M. 11/2008 In: Slavonica. 14, 2, p. 89-107. 19 p.
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British Responses to the Rise of the Soviet Opposition Movement
Hughes, M.J. 2008 In: Rubrica: Russian and British Cathedra. 16, p. 147-173. 27 p.
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Charles Coulson and the Search for Peace
Hughes, M.J. 2008 In: Humanitas: Journal of the George Bell Institute. 9, 2, p. 101-123. 23 p.
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Conscience and Conflict: Methodism, Peace and War in the Twentieth Century
Hughes, M. 2008 Peterborough : Epworth. 336 p. ISBN: 071620617X, 9780716206170.
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