Robert Ian Frost, FBA

Professor, Burnett Fletcher Chair in History

  • Burnett Fletcher Chair of History, History
  • AB24 3DS

Accepting PhD Students

Willing to speak to media

  • 7 Citations
1986 …2019
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Personal profile

Research Interests:

I am interested in the history of the Polish-Lithuanian union, 1385-1795 and its political and social systems, in particular on the period of the Vasa dynasty, 1587-1648. I have a particular interest in the reign of King John Casimir (Jan Kazimierz), 1648-1668, and his wife, Louise Marie of Gonzaga. I also have interests in the history of warfare in northern and eastern Europe in the early modern period. I have a subsidiary research interest in Swedish political and military history in the early modern period.

Research Keywords:

Poland-Lithuania; Poland; Lithuania; Ukraine; Vasa dynasty; King John Casimir; Queen Louise Marie Gonzaga; Northern Wars; Military Revolution.

Teaching Interests:

European History 1400-1800; History of Poland-Lithuania; the Thirty Years War; the Military Revolution; the history of political union.

Qualifications:

PhD, University of London, 1990

Diploma in Polish Language and Culture, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1981

MA (Hons) in Modern History, University of St Andrews, 1980

 

 

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Research Output 1986 2019

  • 7 Citations
  • 26 Chapter
  • 8 Conference contribution
  • 6 Article
  • 5 Book

Medicinal Herbs and Poison Plants: Reading Machiavelli in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1560–1700.

Frost, R. I. 2019 (Accepted/In press) Unie międzypaństwowe, parlamentaryzm i samorządność Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodów . Uruszczak, W., Noga, Z., Zwierzykowski, M. & Fokt, K. (eds.). Warsaw: Wydawnicto Sejmowe

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Commonwealth
Poison
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourse
Lithuania

Legacies of Union: Poland and Britain

Frost, R. I. 20 Apr 2018 Crossing Points: UK-Poland: Common interests, shared concerns. Bacon, R. (ed.). 1 ed. London: British Council, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Poland

Liublinas/Lublin

Frost, R. I. Jan 2018 In : Mówią Wieki. 2018, 1, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Popular History
Poland

Oksfordzka Historia Unii Polsko-Litewskiej tom 1: Powstanie i Rozwój 1385–1569

Frost, R. I. 2 Oct 2018 1 ed. Warsaw: Rebis. 848 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

History
Lithuania
Poland

Ukraine-Rusʹ and Poland-Lithuania, 1300–1569

Frost, R. I. Oct 2017 History of Ukraine-Rus' volume four. Sysyn, F., Yurkevych, M., Frost, R. & Fedoruk, Y. (eds.). Toronto: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press, Vol. 4, p. xlviii-xcii 45 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lithuania
Ukraine
Poland
Ruthenia
History

Prizes

Best foreign-language publication promoting the History of Poland

Robert Ian Frost (Recipient), 9 Jan 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

History
Poland

Early Slavic Studies Association Distinguished Scholarship Award.

Robert Ian Frost (Recipient), 2005

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Slavic studies
Northern Europe
Eastern Europe

Pro Historia Polonorum

Robert Ian Frost (Recipient), 11 Oct 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Poland
History
Lithuania
Central European History

Strażnik Pamięci

Robert Ian Frost (Recipient), 6 Nov 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2005 2018

Oksfordska Historia Unii Polsko-Litewskiej

Frost, R. I. (Author)
15 Nov 2018

Activity: Web based media

Tożsamość wątpliwa. "Polski" Portret Karola Edwarda Stuarta--i inne.

Frost, R. I. (Invited speaker)
4 Nov 2018

Activity: Public Lecture/debate/seminar

Unia Polsko-Litewska

Frost, R. I. (Speaker)
9 Jan 2018

Activity: Invited talk

Press / Media

The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union 1385-1569

Robert Ian Frost

29/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Polish Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart

Robert Ian Frost

19/01/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Polish Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart

Robert Ian Frost

9/01/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Istorijos Detektyvai

Robert Ian Frost

24/10/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Istorijos Detektyvai

Robert Ian Frost

28/02/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research