The Royal Historical Society runs a varied programme of events throughout the year, including our own prestigious lectures, and twice-yearly symposia hosted by history departments around Britain.
Friday 7 May
Dr Catherine Holmes (University of Oxford)
‘The Making and Breaking of Kinetic Empire: Mobility, Communication and Political Change in the Eastern Mediterranean, c.950-1100 C.E.’
18.00 GMT – Live online via Zoom
Event Podcast and Video Archive
Watch and listen to previous RHS Lectures and other Society events in our online archive of podcasts and video recordings.
Recent Additions to the Archive:
- Dr Katrina Navicakas RHS Lecture: “The Contested Right of Public Meeting in England from the Bill of Rights to the Public Order Acts”
- Professor Linda Colley RHS Prothero Lecture: “What Happens when a Written Constitution is Printed? A History Across Boundaries.”
- Professor Margot Finn Presidential Address: “Material Turns in British History IV. Erasures: Empire in India, Cancel Cultures and the Country House”
- Professor Simon Ditchfield RHS Lecture: “Baroque around the clock: Daniello Bartoli SJ (1608-1685) and the uses of global history”
External Event Listings and Noticeboard
We also host listings for a wide range of external events and activities on behalf of the historical community. This includes conferences, symposia, seminars, and lectures, as well as Calls for Papers, and Prize deadlines. Submit your notice using the link below or use the page menu to search and browse the wide range of upcoming events and other notices of interest to historians.
Members and Fellows receive a weekly email digest informing them of new opportunities.
Please note: listing on this noticeboard is not an indication of the Royal Historical Society’s support for an event, and we remind organisers of the recommendations in our 2018 reports on Race, Ethnicity and Equality and Gender Equality: events in the discipline should be diverse and inclusive.
Would you like to promote your history event or activity on the Royal Historical Society noticeboard? If so please complete our listing form below.
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|Culture, Things, and Empire|
11 January - 14 June
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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20 January - 14 April
|Friends of The Women's Library talks 2021|
10 February - 28 April
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Literary and Visual Landscapes Seminar Series|
26 February - 25 May
|Retailing and Distribution History|
1 March - 10 May
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|BAHS Spring Seminars 2021|
10 April - 1 May
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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16 April - 17 April
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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