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Professor Carl Bridge
Professor Carl Bridge

Professor Carl Bridge

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Emeritus Professor of Australian Studies

Board member of the Menzies Australia Institute.

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Professor Carl Bridge graduated from the University of Sydney and Flinders University. He taught History at Flinders and the University of New England before being appointed to the University of London as Director of the Menzies Australia Institute, formally the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, in 1997.

Since 2014, he has been Professor of Australian History at King's. He has held visiting fellowships at Clare Hall and Churchill College, Cambridge, the National Library of Australia and the Australian Prime Ministers' Centre, Canberra. 


  • Australian political, diplomatic and military history
  • Australian historiography
  • The history of the British Empire and the British World


  • Australian history
  • History of the British World
  • War in the Pacific
  • History of the second world war.

Expertise and public engagement

Mr Murdoch Goes to War (BBCTV, 2015)

The Cheltenham Festival, Gallipoli Panel (2015)

BBC commentary on the Prince of Wales's visit to Gallipoli, 2015

The Menzies Era (ABCTV, 2016)

Natural History Museum Podcast on the Spearing of Governor Phillip (2013)

Invited Lectures at the Royal College of Defence Studies, Reform Club, the House of Commons and the Canadian Embassy, Berlin.

Further details

See Carls' research profile