The Royal Historical Society runs a varied programme of events throughout the year, including our own prestigious lectures, and twice-yearly symposia hosted by history departments around Britain.

The full programme for 2020 is available here. Please keep checking for updates as we move some of our events online.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday 11 November – RHS Prothero Lecture
Professor Linda Colley
Details TBC

Online via Zoom


Friday 27 November – RHS Annual General Meeting and Presidential Address
Professor Margot Finn
“Material Turns in British History IV”

5pm AGM followed by 6pm Lecture

Online via Zoom


Event Podcast and Video Archive

Watch and listen to previous RHS Lectures and other Society events in our online archive of podcasts and video recordings


External Event Listings and Noticeboard

We also host listings for a wide range of external events and activities on behalf of the historical community. This  includes conferences, symposia, seminars, and lectures, as well as Calls for Papers, and Prize deadlines. Submit your notice using the link below or use the page menu to search and browse the wide range of upcoming events and other notices of interest to historians.

Members and Fellows receive a weekly email digest informing them of new opportunities.

Please note: listing on this noticeboard is not an indication of the Royal Historical Society’s support for an event, and we remind organisers of the recommendations in our 2018 reports on Race, Ethnicity and Equality and Gender Equality: events in the discipline should be diverse and inclusive.

Would you like to promote your history event or activity on the Royal Historical Society noticeboard? If so please complete our listing form below.

Submit your notice here