Timothy Garton Ash

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Full name: Timothy Garton Ash

Area of interest: Politics, History (esp. Europe since 1945)

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian, plus other commentaries

Email: timothy.garton.ash@guardian.co.uk http://www.timothygartonash.com/contact.html

Personal website: http://www.timothygartonash.com

Website: Guardian.co/Timothy Garton Ash

Blog: Comment Is Free...


Networks: http://twitter.com/#!/fromTGA



Education: St. Antony's College, Oxford; the Free University of Berlin; Humboldt University in East Berlin; Exeter College, Oxford: MA Modern History

Career: see: Biography TimothyGartonAsh.com

Current position/role: historian, political writer and Guardian columnist

Other roles/Main role:

Other activities: Professor of European Studies, Oxford University; Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford; Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution Stanford University


Viewpoints/Insight: Interviews TimothyGartonAsh.com

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Awards/Honours: David Watt Memorial Prize; Commentator of the Year in the ‘What the Papers Say’ annual awards, 1989; the Premio Napoli; the Imre Nagy Memorial Plaque; the Hoffmann von Fallersleben Prize for political writing; Order of Merit from Germany, Poland and Czech Republic; British CMG; listed as one of 100 top global public intellectuals chosen by the journals Prospect and Foreign Policy, 2005; Time magazine list of the world's 100 most influential people; George Orwell Prize for political writing, 2006



Books & Debate:

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  • Free World: America, Europe, and the Surprising Future of the West (2004) OCLC 55588358
  • History of the Present: Essays, Sketches, and Dispatches from Europe in the 1990s (1999) OCLC 40839740
  • The File: A Personal History (1997) OCLC 37571299
  • In Europe's Name: Germany and the Divided Continent (1993) OCLC 28375767
  • The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of 1989 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague (1990) OCLC 21409653
  • The Uses of Adversity: Essays on the Fate of Central Europe (1989) OCLC 19509951
  • The Polish Revolution: Solidarity, 1980–82 (1984) OCLC 10207243
  • Und Willst Du Nicht Mein Bruder Sein...Die DDR Heute (1981) OCLC 14914791

Latest work: Facts are subversive: political writing from a decade without a name OCLC319210833 August 2009, review here


Current debate:What Story Should Europe Tell? Debate - Free World Web forum

The Guardian:

Column name:

Remit/Info: Politics, European Affairs

Section: Comment and debate pages

Role: Commentator


Email: timothy.garton.ash@guardian.co.uk

Website: Guardian.co / Timothy Garton Ash

Commissioning editor:

Day published: Thursday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 1200 words

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