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, inclusion and representation in historical practice, research and teaching.
Research and Conference Grants
The next deadline for our postgraduate and ECR grants schemes is 30 March 2020. Find out more here.
RHS Events Programme 2020
The RHS hosts a varied programme of lectures and symposia throughout the year. Next event: Fri 7 February. Dr Andrew Arsan, ‘Arab political thought and the problem of empire, c.1856-1919‘ Find the full 2020 Programme here.
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
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
If you are actively researching, publishing or presenting history, you can apply for RHS Membership or Fellowship. Next deadline: 23 March 2020. Apply here.