The Royal Historical Society runs a varied programme of events, including lectures panel discussions, conferences and training workshops. Below you’ll find details of our next events. We also make available video and audio recordings of many previous events. A selection of our events are reserved for Fellows and Members of the Society.

In addition, the Society 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: 2024

Forthcoming Events, July-September 2024


2pm BST, Wednesday 17 July 2024 online.
‘AI, History and Historians: A Panel Discussion’
Speakers: Helen Hastie (University of Edinburgh), Matthew L. Jones (Princeton University), Anna-Maria Sichani (University of London), and Jane Winters (Royal Historical Society).
Booking for online attendance at this panel discussion is now available.


1pm BST, Friday 19 July, Monday 22 July, and Monday 29 July online
‘History and Archives in Practice: In Conversation’: a series of 3 lunchtime talks introducing projects involving historians and archivists working in collaboration.
This lunchtime series follows the annual History and Archives in Practice conference on the theme of ‘Historical Legacies’, held in March 2024 at Cardiff University in association with the Institute of Historical Research and The National Archives.
Booking for online attendance at these panel discussions is now available via the IHR website.


6pm BST, Friday 13 September, In Person and Online
‘Cannibals, Curiosities or Catholics? Indigenous peoples in early seventeenth-century France’
Speaker: Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock (University of Sheffield)
Booking for in person and online attendance for this lecture is now available.


Recent RHS Events: June to July 2024

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