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 Presidential Address
This year's Presidential Address by Peter Mandler ‘Educating the Nation III: Social Mobility’ queries if education really is the prime mover in social mobility. 6pm on Fri 27 Nov, Chadwick B5 LT, UCL. AGM at 5.30pm.
RHS Public History Prize Awards
Amanda Vickery will present the first Public History Prize awards at a reception following the Presidential Address. 7.15 pm Fri 27 Nov. The Public History Prize is run in association with the IHR's Public History Seminar.
RHS Lectures Online
Visit the RHS video archive to view our latest lectures - Elizabeth Harvey on female foreign labour in the Third Reich; Colin Kidd's 2015 Prothero Lecture, Patricia Skinner 'Better dead than disfigured?' and many more.
David Cesarani remembered
David Cesarani, the leading British historian of the modern Jewish experience, died last month aged 58. Lawrence Goldman, Director of the Institute of Historical Research, remembers a colleague and a friend. READ MORE
New Look RHS Newsletter
The RHS Newsletter is now online with a beautiful new design. Introducing RHS President-elect Margot Finn (pictured) and a host of other articles, it's not to be missed.