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. Friday 27 November, 6pm, UCL. AGM at 5.30pm. All welcome.
RHS Public History Prize Awards
Amanda Vickery will present the first Public History Prize awards at the reception following the Presidential Address on 27th November. The biennial 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.
Colin Matthew Lecture
The 2015 Colin Matthew public history lecture, held in association with Gresham College, will be given this year by Timothy Garton Ash on 'Free Speech and the Study of History'. 6pm, Wed 28 October at the Museum of London.
2015 Whitfield Prize winner
John Sabapathy, winner of the 2015 Whitfield prize for his book 'Officers and Accountability in Medieval England', reflects on his reasons for writing the book and what further agendas it might help open up. READ MORE.