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.

Whitfield & Gladstone prize winners

John Sabapathy

We are delighted to announce that this year's RHS Whitfield book prize winner is John Sabapathy (pictured) and that the Gladstone book prize has been awarded jointly to Andrew Arsan and Lucie Ryzova.

Match funding for your donations

Match funding for your donations

Your donations to the Royal Historical Society will now be matched pound-for-pound up to a total of £25,000 thanks to a generous gift from RHS Fellows Professor Peter Baldwin and Dr Lisbet Rausing. 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 until 30th September for the new RHS Public History Prize. Members and the interested public are invited to nominate good examples of Public History in museums, exhibitions, in print and online. READ MORE.

Teaching History in HE conference

Teaching History in HE conference

The conference will explore theory and practices in critical areas of history teaching, learning and assessment. It is sponsored by the IHR, HA, History UK and the RHS. 8-9 September, Wolfson suite, IHR. READ MORE.

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