Imogen Evans
Administrative Secretary

Imogen is Administrative Secretary of the Royal Historical Society from May 2019. She manages all administration and enquiries with regard to applications for membership of the Society, requests for funding awards, and entries for all publications prizes and awards. She is secretary to the Membership and Research Support Committees, and to the Society’s New Historical Perspectives publication series.

Phone: +44(0) 20 7387 7532

Dr Diya Gupta
Past & Present Fellow: Race, Ethnicity & Equality in History

Dr Diya Gupta is Past & Present Fellow: Race, Ethnicity & Equality in History at the Royal Historical Society and Institute for Historical Research where she develops and moves forward the work of the RHS Race, Ethnicity & Equality Working Group (REEWG). Diya is writing her first book, based on her doctoral research (2015–2019) completed at the Department of English, King’s College London, where she studied Indian experiences and literature of the Second World War. In her book, alongside colonial photographs, she analyses letters, memoirs, political philosophy and literary texts in English and Indian languages to reveal the intensity and influence of Indian war emotions.

Dr Eilish Gregory

Eilish is a Postdoctoral Research Associate, responsible for co-ordinating with the Teaching Portal steering group, administrating and editing the Teaching Portal website, as well as researching and reviewing historical, archival and teaching content. She is also working on the Marc Fitch funded digitisation project of G. W. Prothero’s papers and contributes to the RHS blog. Eilish is an historian of early modern religion, politics, and society, specialising in the impact of Catholic penal laws in seventeenth-century Britain and inter-confessional networks between Catholics and Protestants.

Dr Philip Carter
Research and Communications Officer

Philip is Research and Communications Officer for the Royal Historical Society. He is responsible for the Society’s website, digital and print communications, and commissioning and editing the Society’s blog, Historical Transactions. With the governing body and staff, he also undertakes research for policy documents and statements. Prior to joining the RHS in April 2021, Philip was Director of Digital, Publishing and Communications, and Senior Lecturer, at the Institute of Historical Research (2016-21) and Senior Editor for the Dictionary of National Biography, University of Oxford (2010-16). Philip also sits on the editorial board of the RHS’s ‘New Historical Perspectives’ book series for early career historians.

Phone: +44(0) 20 7387 7532

Dr Susan Carr
Executive Secretary

Sue was appointed Executive Secretary of the Royal Historical Society in 2006. She is responsible for all day-to-day management of the Society including Council meetings, the Society’s library and archives, finances and internal systems.  Sue deals with all enquiries concerning the Society’s archive and library, membership subscriptions, and manages requests for events for the website and e-bulletins to the membership.

Phone: +44 (0)20 7387 7532