St John’s College, Cambridge University

The Kenneth Maxwell Collection at St. John’s College, Cambridge University

For a description of the Maxwell Collection by Professor Gabriel Paquette click The Eagle 2012 extract.pdf

St John’s has also announced a new Celso Furtado Fellowship which will bring a leading Brazilian historian or humanities scholar to Cambridge each year.


Harvard University
The Kenneth Maxwell Thesis Prize in Brazilian Studies was awarded for the first time in the Spring of 2005, and was established to recognise the best Harvard College senior thesis on a subject related to Brazil. Candidates may be nominated by their department/concentration/instructional committee, or candidates may nominate their own thesis.

Princeton University
Kenneth Maxwell Senior Thesis Prize. The Program in Latin American Studies awarded for the best thesis related to Brazil. May be in any field or discipline. Princeton University Library Special Collections: "Documenting the Portuguese Revolution 1962-1994 The maxwell fund also finances purchases for Brazilian materials for the manuscript collection

Kenneth Maxwell Collection


A Very British Coup: Boris Johnson and “Failing Grayling”

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Monthly Column

Chris Grayling who Boris Johnson attempted to parachute in as the chair of the Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security was dethroned by a coup d’etat led Dr Julian Lewis with the support of Conservative, Labour and the SNP (Scottish Nationalist Party) member of the committee.

Mid-Devon might seem isolated from the concerns of the wider world in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and the global outcry of “Black Lives Matter.”
But here on my hill overlooking the mid-point of the River Exe which runs from Exmoor down to the English Channel, we have the family of the Prime Minister, long-time residents......

The View from the Hill: Boris in Wonderland

Boris Johnson’s family has since 1951 owed the 500 acre West Nethercote Farm near the Exmoor village of Winsford in West Somerset. He spent much of his childhood there.
Winsford is quite close to where l live on my hill.
It is located further up the River Exe. 


Thesis Prizes

A View from the Hill: Boris Johnson and Covid-19

Revista Varia Historia
Published on Jul 5, 2019
During 2019's July was realized the XII Seminar of the Centro de Estudos Mineiros of Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) which theme was "Mining, Citizenship and History......