Timothy Garton Ash

Timothy Garton Ash

Timothy Garton Ash is a historian, political writer and Guardian columnist. He is professor of European studies in the University of Oxford, Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His essays appear regularly in theNew York Review of Books and he also contributes to the New York Times and Washington Post.

His books include: The Polish Revolution: Solidarity (1983), The Uses of Adversity: Essays on the Fate of Central Europe (1989), We the People: The Revolution of '89 witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin and Prague (1990), In Europe's Name: Germany and the Divided Continent (1993), and History of the Present: Essays, Sketches and Despatches from Europe in the 1990s (2000). His latest book is Facts are Subversive (2009). For more information, visit Timothy Garton Ash's personal website.

Updated: 18 January 2017