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 RHS Events


9.30-1pm, Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 September 2022
History UK in association with the Royal Historical Society: New to Teaching History 2022: An Interactive Workshop

With Peter D’Sena (University of Hertfordshire and RHS), Dr Max Jones (University of Manchester), Dr Jon Coburn (University of Lincoln), Dr Katie Carpenter (University of Leeds), Professor Elaine Fulton (University of Birmingham), Dr Lucie Matthews-Jones (Liverpool John Moores University), Dr Jon Chandler (University College London), and Dr Sarah Holland (University of Nottingham).


6pm, Friday 16 September 2022
RHS Lecture: ‘Decolonising the History of Internationalism’
With Dr Su Lin Lewis (University of Bristol)
At the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, University College London & live-streamed. Booking for this event (with options for in-person or online) is available via eventbrite.


5pm, Thursday 13 October 2022
Online panel discussion: ‘New Histories of Neo Liberalism’
With Professor James Vernon (UC, Berkeley), Professor Muriam Haleh Davis (UC, Santa Cruz), Professor Gary Gerstle (Cambridge), Professor Quinn Slobodian (Wellesley College, MA) and Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (UCL). Booking for this event will open shortly.


6pm, Tuesday 1 November 2022
RHS Colin Matthew Lecture in the Public Understanding of History
‘The Partition of India: 75 Years On’, with Kavita Puri (BBC)
In association with Gresham College, London. Online booking for this lecture is now available via the Gresham website; registration to attend the event in-person will open shortly.


Recent RHS Events: May to July 2022

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