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 TO RHS COUNCIL 2016
In accordance with By-law XXI, Fellows are invited to nominate for election Fellows willing to serve as Councillors for a term of four years commencing December 2016. Read more .
RHS Director of Communications
Council welcomes expressions of interest from Fellows for the position of Honorary Director of Communications commencing December 2016. Read more .
RHS Response to Stern Review of REF
Lord Stern's review of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) issued a call for evidence in January 2016 The RHS has provided a robust and thoughtful response to Stern's call. Read the Society's full response here .
Bruce Campbell Lecture – 6 May
On 6 May, Professor Bruce Campbell will give a lecture entitled 'Global climates, the 1257 mega-eruption of Samalas Volcano, Indonesia, and the 1258 English food crisis'. The lecture will take place in the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre at UCL, at 6pm. Read more...