The Royal Historical Society runs a varied programme of events, including lectures and symposia hosted by history departments around the UK. The Society also hosts a series of Training Workshops, offering specialist guides for Early Career Historians, as well as occasional sessions reflecting new research.

The Society also provides a listing of history-focused events across the UK. Regular updates of new events are emailed to Fellows and Members of the Society.

Royal Historical Society Events Programme: in full 2022>

Forthcoming Events, December 2022-February 2023


5pm GMT, Tuesday 6 December 2022
Online panel discussion: ‘Futures for the History Journal: Reflections and Projections’
With Professor Sarah Knott (Indiana), Dr Harshan Kumarasingham (Edinburgh), Georgia Priestley (Cambridge University Press), Dr Kate Smith (Birmingham), Professor Karin Wulf (Brown University, RI), and Professor Emma Griffin (Royal Historical Society), chair. Booking for this event is available via eventbrite.


Friday 16 December 2022
Call for Participation: ‘History and Archives in Practice, 2023’

Proposals welcome to participate in the Society’s new annual conference, ‘History and Archives in Practice’, held jointly with The National Archives and Institute of Historical Research. The theme of HAP2023 will be ‘Collecting Communities: Working together and with collections’ which takes place on 29 March 2023. The deadline to participate is Friday 16 December 2022.

5.30pm GMT, Thursday 12 January 2023
RHS Sponsored Lecture at Roehampton University: ‘Plague and Poverty in Early Modern London’ with Professor Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck, University of London)
This event takes place at Roehampton University, in partnership with the Royal Historical Society. Booking for this event is available via Roehampton.


5.00pm GMT, Wednesday 1 February 2023
RHS Lecture: ‘Waiting to die? Life for elderly people in late Imperial Russian villages’, with Professor Sarah Badcock (University of Nottingham)
Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, University College London, and live-streamed. Booking for this lecture is now available via eventbrite.



Recent RHS Events: September to November 2022

These and previous RHS Lectures and events are available to watch or listen to again via the RHS Video and Podcast Archive