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RA6a: Additional observations, Evidence of esteem

(i) Fellowships and Visiting Positions. The Department has four Fellows of the Royal Historical Society - Baylis, Boyce, Haddock and Taylor. Bideleux and Haddock are Fellows of the Central European Academy of Arts and Science. Collins was a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow in 1995-8. G. Evans is Honorary Research Fellow of the Africa Institute of South Africa. Haddock was Visiting Professor at Emory University in 2000. Taylor is Honorary Research Fellow of the Centre for Propaganda Studies, University of Kent, and at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London. Teschke was an Andrew Mellon Foundation Fellow at UCLA before joining the Department. Vali was Senior Research Fellow, Department of Asian/African Studies, University of Uppsala in 1998/9.
(ii) National and International Panels. Baylis was co-organiser of, and contributor to, an international conference on ‘Strategy in the Modern World’ held in Monterey, California in September 2000 and is a member of a Foreign Office study group on nuclear non-proliferation. Between 1996-9 he gave papers in the US, France and Germany as a participant in the International Nuclear History Project. HEFCW has nominated him for the ESRC Council. Bideleux is a member of a European Union network group on the EU's future, most recently meeting in Brussels in 2000. He has given papers at international conferences in Austria, Portugal, Hungary and Spain. Boyce participated in the international Gladstone centenary conference at Hawarden, 1998. Bradbury has been the convenor of the PSA British Territorial Politics specialist group since 1994, organising panels at the annual conference as well as group conferences in Southampton (1996), Newcastle (1998) and Cardiff (2001). He has also presented papers to the ECPR standing group on regionalism (1997), the PSA EPOP group (1999) and on 'regional politics and political economy' in Brazil, 1997. He has contributed to projects on public policy and the political agenda of the National Assembly for the Institute of Welsh Affairs and was a member of a study group on the British-Irish Council, organised by the Scottish Centre for Public Policy. G. Evans gave the keynote address on South Africa at the Australasia and Pacific African Studies Conference, Perth, Australia, 1999, funded by a British Academy travel grant. M. Evans organised and gave papers at panels for the 1996 PSA conference and at the 2000 conference of the British Association for American Studies. He also gave a paper in the Fabian Society/Socialist Philosophy Group's 1996 meetings on socialism's future. Finlayson is convenor of the PSA Specialist group on Post-Structuralism and Radical Politics. He has participated in a Prime Ministerial seminar on the Third Way at Downing Street, in ESRC seminars on the same theme and in ECPR meetings on nationalism. Haddock co-organises the Collingwood Studies international Conference at St. Catherine’s College Oxford, sponsored by the British Academy, with participants from Canada, USA, Romania, Denmark, Australia. He has presented papers in Bulgaria, Italy, Romania, and Spain. Murray asisisted Lord Callaghan in the Interaction Council's 15th Session (1997) on The Opportunities and Risks of Globalization (Washington DC, The Hague) and authored the report that appeared under Callaghan's name. He has organised panels at the BISA conferences of 1996 and 1997. Taylor has given papers in France, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland and Teschke in Holland, USA, Germany and Canada. Vali has given papers at nine major international conferences in Europe and the US.
(iii) Membership of Editorial Boards/Editors of Series/Refereeing. Baylis is on the editorial board of Small Wars and Insurgencies, the Electronic Journal of History and Governance, the new Journal of Defence Studies and has been invited onto the board of the proposed Journal of Transatlantic Studies. Bradbury has been a guest Policy Review editor for Regional Studies (1996) and is on the editorial board of Space and Polity. G. Evans is on the editorial board of the Journal for Primary Health Care Research and Development. Finlayson is on the advisory board of Millennium. Neil Harding is on the editorial board of Studies in Marxism. Haddock is co-editor of Collingwood Studies and on the editorial board of New Vico Studies.Taylor is the general editor of three series on Russian and Soviet Cinema for I.B. Tauris and is a member of the editorial Board of Historical Journal: Film, Radio and Television. Teschke is the co-founder of Historical Materialism: Research in Critical Marxist Theory. Vali is on the editorial boards of Studia Kurdica and The New Kurdish Review. Baylis has acted as referee for the ESRC and the Social Sciences Research Council in Canada. Bideleux has refereed research proposals for the ESRC and the Dutch Research Council, Vali for the AHRB and ESRC. All members of staff referee submissions for a wide range of scholarly journals and many referee proposals for academic publishers.
iv) Miscellaneous Honours. Boyce won the Society for Military History's Moncado Prize for an article entitled 'From Assaye to the Assaye', published in The Journal of Military History (July 1999). G. Evans’s Penguin Dictionary of International Relations won the Association of College and Research Libraries Award in the United States.
v) Translations. Since 1996, Ponting's A Green History of the World has been published in French, Japanese, Turkish and is under contract for publication in China. Armageddon has been published in Italy and Taiwan, and Churchill in Czech. Vali's Pre-Capitalist Iran has been translated into Persian and published in Iran (Markaz, 2000) and his articles on Kurdish nationalism have been published in French, German, Persian and Turkish.
vi) Government Reports: Baylis was commissioned to write a report on the Anglo-American security relationship by the Japanese Foreign Ministry in 1997. He also gave written and oral evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee in April 2000, published in The Eighth Report of the Committee on Weapons of Mass Destruction (HMSO 2000). G. Evans is special adviser on international affairs to the Commission for Racial Equality in Wales and to Plaid Cymru's National Assembly Group. He co-authored three election reports on Bosnia-Herzogovina for the OSCE after serving as an international observer.

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