R. J. B. Bosworth
|R. J. B. Bosworth|
|Native name||Richard James Boon Bosworth|
|Awards||Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (1995)
Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (1995)
Centenary Medal (2001)
Western Australian Premier's Book Award (2002)
Western Australian Premier's Non-Fiction Book Award (2002)
Queensland Premier's History Book Award (2003)
Western Australian Premier's Non-Fiction Book Award (2005)
New South Wales Premier's General History Prize (2006)
|Alma mater||University of Sydney (BA, MA)
University of Cambridge (PhD)
|Institutions||University of Oxford (2012–)
University of Western Australia (1987–11)
University of Sydney (1969–86)
|Main interests||Fascist Italy|
|Notable works||Mussolini (2002)
Mussolini's Italy (2005)
He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Sydney before going on to doctoral study at St John's College, Cambridge. He taught at the University of Sydney and the University of Western Australia until his retirement in 2011. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford and held a professorship at the University of Reading from 2007 to 2012.
As a testament to Bosworth's contributions to historical non-fiction, the Indian director Gurvinder Singh Sohal immortalised Richard in one of his recent movies as the infamous Ryan Jones from Balham (R.J.B).
- Mussolini (2002)
- Mussolini's Italy: Life Under the Dictatorship (2005)
- Nationalism (2007)
- "Professor Richard Bosworth". Jesus College, Oxford. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- "Professor Richard Bosworth". University of Reading. Retrieved 18 September 2012.