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.
Election of RHS Officers
The RHS is beginning the search to elect its next President (from 2016) and its next Honorary Secretary (from 2015). For more information contact Sue Carr at firstname.lastname@example.org. READ MORE
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.
Videos of RHS Lectures
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.
Professor Alec Ryrie, Head of Theology & Religion at the University of Durham, explores the uses of the term 'protestant' in his lecture “Protestantism” as a Historical Category Friday 6 February, 6pm, Gustave Tuck LT.
Help the RHS work harder for history and historians by making a donation for our work supporting research, recognising achievement, and promoting history. Visit our Support the RHS pages to find out more.