Noel Malcolm

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Noel Robert Malcolm (born December 26 1956) is a neoconservative English writer, historian and journalist.

Malcolm was educated at Eton College, Peterhouse, Cambridge, Trinity College, Cambridge, has a doctorate from the University of Cambridge, and was for a time Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

He is a former Foreign Editor of The Spectator, and columnist for the Daily Telegraph. He gave up journalism in 1995 to become a full time writer, becoming in 2002 a Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.

His name appears among the founders of the now controversial British Helsinki Human Rights Group on behalf of which he had spoken[1] as recently as 1999. He now chairs the Board of Trustees at the Bosnian Institute.[2]





Noel Malcolm is the author of Bosnia: A Short History (1994), Origins of English Nonsense (1997), Kosovo: A Short History (1998), Aspects of Hobbes (2002), and (with J. Stedall) John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish: The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician (2005). He is the editor of The Correspondence of Thomas Hobbes (1994). He has also written George Enescu: His Life and Music (1990) (Toccata Press). He also wrote a pamphlet in 1991 titled Sense on Sovereignty, a discussion of the arguments about Britain's membership of the European Union published by the Centre for Policy Studies.

Articles by Noel Malcolm on Yugoslavia available online

Reviews of books on Yugoslavia by Noel Malcolm