Journal articles

Shirley Williams, the SDP and Europe

Interview with Shirley Williams

How the Liberal Party became committed to the European Union

The Liberal contribution to the Council of Europe

‘Pacifism is not enough; nor patriotism, either’

The life of Philip Kerr, Lord Lothian

Assessing Edward Grey

Review of Michael Waterhouse, Edwardian Requiem: A Life of Sir Edward Grey (Biteback, 2013)

Gilbert Murray v. E. D. Morel

Liberalism’s debilitating divide over foreign policy

The long shadow of war

Sir Edward Grey and Liberal foreign policy before 1914

Liberals and the Suez crisis

Examination of the Liberal role in the Suez crisis of 1956 and the long-term consequences for the Liberal Party.

Internationalism and interdependency

Review of Richard S. Grayson, Liberals, International Relations and Appeasement (Frank Cass, 2001).

Report: Liberalism, peace and the First World War

Report of the joint Liberal Democrat History Group, Liberal International meeting held at the National Liberal Club, 30 June 2014, with Louise Arimatsu and Robert Falkner; chair: Martin Horwood.

‘If I had to go to Paris again …’

Lloyd George and the revision of the Treaty of Versailles.

I blame Sir Edward Grey

Review of John Charmley, Splendid Isolation? Britain and the Balance of Power 1874-1914 (Hodder & Stoughton, 1999).

Gladstone and Britain’s Imperial Role

Imperialism has now become a term of abuse, but Dr Eugenio Biagini shows that Gladstonian Liberal policy aimed to develop a partnership of self-governing colonies.

Archibald Sinclair: Liberal anti-appeaser

The Liberal leader’s role as a critic of appeasement.

Problems of continuity

The 1906 general election and foreign policy


The Liberal Party and the First World War

A one-day conference organised by the Journal of Liberal History and Kings College, London.