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Reader, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Dr Sue Onslow is Reader at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies in the School of Advanced Studies, University of London. She is a leading British oral historian and is currently working on the AHRC-funded oral history of the modern Commonwealth. She is on the Editorial Board of the Cold War History journal. She is also a member of Chatham House, a member of the Advisory Board for the Marjan Project for Conflict and Wildlife Conservation (King's College) and on the board of the Young People in International Affairs at Monash SA University, South Africa. She has published extensively on post-war British foreign policy, South Africa, Rhodesia/Zimbabwe and the Cold War in the region. She is preparing a monograph on South Africa and the Rhodesian UDI period, to be published in 2020; and an oral history of the Rhodesian security forces in the Rhodesian bush war.


  • –present
    Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies