Welcome to Neill Lochery online. On this website you will find detailed information on his areas of research (past and present), journalism, as well as background to his books - and links to buy them online. You can also get in touch with Neill directly, watch or listen to a selection of recent interviews and find listings of any forthcoming talks and events.
Neill Lochery is a world-renowned source on the politics and modern history of Europe and the Mediterranean Middle East, and is The Catherine Lewis Professor of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Studies at University College London.
He has authored a series of critically acclaim books, including the international bestseller Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-1945 and recently Brazil: The Fortunes of War, World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil. Neill often appears on TV and radio around the world, and is a contributor to leading newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal. More >>
Following on from his international bestselling book on the history of the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, during World War II, Neill recounts the history of Brazil in his latest book, Brazil: Fortunes of War, World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil, published by Perseus Books (Basic Books), United States, in June 2014. More >>
...and Coming Up
From 2016 two new major works will go on worldwide release with Bloomsbury (NY and London):
The Resistible Rise of Benjamin Netanyahu is the first English language book to profile Benjamin Netanyahu; the devisive and controversial Prime Minister of Israel. (Bloomsbury, 6 October 2016).
Out of the Shadows: Portugal, From Revolution to the Present; delves into newly released British diplomatic papers for an engaging and new narrative of Portugal’s contemporary history. (Bloomsbury, 23 February 2017).
Neill is a contributor to leading newspapers around the world, including The National Post Canada and The Wall Street Journal. In this section you will find a full listing (and links to) his newspaper articles, features and journal pieces. Go to Journalism >>
Talks and Events
In addition to his journalism, Neill has hosted and participated in numerous lectures. He frequently appears on TV and radio around the world. A selection of his lectures and interviews are available in his talks and events section. Go to Talks and Events >>
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