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.
2016 Gerald Aylmer Seminar
The Gerald Aylmer Seminar 2016 , the Experience of the Archive, will focus on questions about the individual and community experience of the archive. Run in partnership with TNA and the IHR. Tues 29 April.
Visit the RHS video archive to view our latest lectures - Peter Mandler 'Educating the Nation III' on social mobility; Elizabeth Harvey on female foreign labour in the Third Reich; Colin Kidd's 2015 Prothero Lecture, and many more.
RHS Response to Green Paper on HE
In November 2015 the government published its Green Paper on HE 'Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice.' The RHS has now submitted this response .
ITT latest developments
The RHS and Historical Association have received a reply from Nick Gibb, Minister of State for Schools, to our joint letter to the Secretary of State for Education in crisis talks over cuts to History PGCE courses.