The Royal Historical Society

  • 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.
  • ENCOURAGES, facilitates and supports work towards greater equality, equality, inclusion and representation in historical practice, research and teaching.

Research and Conference Grants

Research and Conference Grants

The next deadline for our postgraduate and ECR grants schemes is 13 January 2020. Find out more here.

Prize Nominations Now Open!

Prize Nominations Now Open!

The RHS awards a number of prestigious annual awards for outstanding student dissertations, essays and books. Nominations are now open! Find out about all our annual awards.

RHS Blog

RHS Blog

The RHS blog features guest posts and commentary on a wide range of topics including research, publications, RHS policy work and news from the historical profession. Read more.

New Historical Perspectives

New Historical Perspectives

The first Open Access volume in our New Historical Perspectives series with IHR and University of London Press is out now! Find out more here..

Become a Member or Fellow

Become a Member or Fellow

If you are actively researching, publishing or presenting history, you can apply for RHS Membership or Fellowship. Next deadline: 6 January 2020. Apply here.

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