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.

Prothero Lecture

Prothero Lecture

Professor Colin Kidd gives this year's Prothero lecture on ‘The Grail of Original Meaning: Uses of the Past in American Constitutional Theory’, Gustave Tuck LT, UCL, Wednesday 1 July, 6pm. READ MORE.

Donating to the RHS

Donating to the RHS

Thanks to a generous gift from Professor Peter Baldwin and Dr Lisbet Rausing (both RHS Fellows), your donations to the RHS will now be matched pound-for-pound up to a total of £25,000. READ MORE.

Videos of RHS Lectures

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Visit the RHS video archive to view our latest lectures - Patricia Skinner 'Better dead than disfigured?', Alec Ryrie 'Protestantism as a historical category', Peter Mandler 'Educating the Nation' and many 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.

RHS Symposium in Northampton

RHS Symposium in Northampton

What have historians done with masculinity? A one-day RHS symposium on Masculinity and the Body in Britain will address this question - University of Northampton, Thursday 18 June. READ MORE.

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