The RHS

  • REPRESENTS history as a discipline and historians as a group.
  • PROMOTES the vitality of historical scholarship through support for research and publication.
  • ADVOCATES best practice in history teaching in universities and schools.
  • PROVIDES a forum for all historians to meet and exchange ideas.
  • SUPPORTS and encourages early career historians.

RHS Lecture

RHS Lecture

Dr Trish Skinner (Winchester) looks at the challenges of facial injury in the premodern past asking ‘Better off dead than disfigured’? Gustave Tuck LT, UCL, Fri 8 May, 6pm. READ MORE.

Black Historians Conference

Black Historians Conference

The History Matters conference will examine why there are so few history students and teachers of African and Caribbean heritage. Wolfson Room, IHR, 25 April. READ MORE.

Videos of RHS Lectures

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Visit the RHS video archive to view: Peter Mandler 'Educating the Nation' I & 2; Katy Cubitt 'Apocalyptic thought in England c.1000'; Mark Cornwall 'Traitors and the Meaning of Treason in Austria-Hungary’s Great War’ and more.

Public History Prize nominations

Public History Prize nominations

Nominations are open for the new RHS Public History Prize. The RHS invites its members and the interested public to nominate good examples of Public History in museums, exhibitions, in print and online. READ MORE.

CFP: Teaching History in HE

CFP: Teaching History in HE

Jointly sponsored by the RHS, IHR, HA and History UK, this conference will explore critical issues in HE History teaching. Please send your proposals to Peter.D'Sena@sas.ac.uk by Friday 17 April. READ MORE.

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