Dr. William Mulligan is a senior lecturer in modern history at University College Dublin, Center for War Studies. He holds a Ph D from the University of Cambridge and he has also taught at the University of Glasgow. He has held visiting fellowships at the Institutes of Advanced Study in Princeton and Berlin. His main area of research is international history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His most recent publications include The Origins of the First World War (Cambridge UP, 2010) and The Great War for Peace (Yale UP, 2014).’
Association: International Studies Association, Function/Role: member
Association: German History Society, Function/Role: Member
Association: International Society for First World War Studies, Function/Role: Member
Mulligan, W. (2014) The Great War for Peace. : Yale University Press. [Details]
William Mulligan; (2010) The origins of the First World War. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. [Details]
William Mulligan; (2005) The creation of the modern German army. General Walther Reinhardt and the Weimar Republic, 1914-1930. New York/Oxford: Berghahn. [Details]
William Mulligan (2014) ‘Restraints on preventive war before 1914′ In: Jack Levy, John Vasquez (eds). The outbreak of the First World War. Structure, politics and decision-making. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. , pp.115-138 [Details]
William Mulligan (2012) ‘Prophecies and prospects of war’ In: Peter Dennis, Jeffrey Grey (eds). Preliminary moves. 1911. Canberra: Big Sky Publishing. , pp.1-19 [Details]
William Mulligan (2012) ‘Forging a better world. Socialists and international politics in the early twentieth century’ In: Paul Rouse, Paul Daly, Ronan O’Brien (eds). Making the difference? The Irish Labour Party 1912-2012. Cork: The Collins Press. , pp.54-66 [Details]
William Mulligan; (2011) ‘British anti-slave trade and anti-slavery policy in East Africa, Arabia, and Turkey in the late 19th century’ In: Brendan Simms, David Trim (eds). Humanitarian Intervention. A History. Cambridge: CUP. , pp.257-280[Details]
William Mulligan; (2010) ‘Introduction; Gladstone and the Primacy of Foreign Policy; Conclusion’ In: William Mulligan; (eds). The Primacy of Foreign Policy in Modern British History, 1660-2000. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
William Mulligan, Maurice Bric (Ed.). (2013) A global history of anti-slavery politics in the nineteenth century. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
William Mulligan, Brendan Simms (Ed.). (2010) The Primacy of Foreign Policy in British History, 1660-2000. How strategic concerns shaped modern Britain. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
Peer Reviewed Journals
William Mulligan (2014) ‘The trial continues: new directions in the study of the origins of the First World War’. English Historical Review, 139 (538):639-666. [Details]
Mulligan, W; (2011) ‘Britain, the ‘German revolution’, and the fall of France, 1870/1′. Historical Research, 84 :310-327.[DOI] [Details]
William Mulligan; (2009) ‘The Fugitive Slave Circulars, 1875-76′. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 37 (2):183-205. [Details]
William Mulligan; (2008) ‘Weimar and the wars of Liberation: German and French officers and the politics of history’.European History Quarterly, 38 (2):266-293. [Details]
William Mulligan; (2008) ‘Total War: Review Article’. War in History, 15 (2):211-221. [Details]
William Mulligan (2014) Long war, short war, catastrophic war. [Invited Lecture], Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Seminar Series, Freiburg , 15-MAY-14 – 15-MAY-14.
William Mulligan (2014) The importance of being European: changing norms in international politics during the long First World War. [Invited Lecture], EURIAS Conference, Helsinki , 25-APR-14 – 26-APR-14.
William Mulligan (2014) The restraints on preventive war before 1914: the role of the public sphere. [Invited Lecture],Universite de Montreal, Seminar Series, Montreal , 01-APR-14 – 01-APR-14.
William Mulligan (2013) Power and international politics before 1914. [Invited Lecture], Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Seminar Series, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin , 19-NOV-13 – 19-NOV-13.
William Mulligan (2013) Changing conceptions of peace during the First World War. [Invited Lecture], Studienkolleg zu Berlin Seminar Series, Studienkolleg zu Berlin , 05-NOV-13 – 05-NOV-13.
Year 1998 Institution: University of Cambridge
Qualification: MPhil Subject:
Year 1997 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BA(International) Subject:
Year 2001 Institution: University of Cambridge
Qualification: PhD Subject: