Goldsmiths, University of London

Alexander Watson is Professor of History at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has written many books and papers on East – Central Europe and Britain during the First World War. His latest book, Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918, won the Wolfson History Prize and the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, and was the Sunday Times ‘History Book of the Year’ for 2014.