James Southern

James Southern is a collaborative doctoral student with the FCO and Queen Mary University of London, researching class and social diversity in the British Diplomatic Service after 1945.

They Think it’s all Diplomacy: North Korea, the Foreign Office and the 1966 World Cup

‘In order to be a good footballer, you must run swiftly and pass the ball accurately’. Wise words indeed – especially when one considers that they were uttered not by Jose Mourinho or Arsene Wenger, but by Kim Il Sung, …