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
Professor 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. Booking now open via Eventbrite.
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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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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7 May - 8 May
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
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6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
|Open for Discussion: How Can History Strengthen Democracy?|
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|In Search of Britain: From empire to Commonwealth: The Commonwealth Secretariat Headquarters and Archives|
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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18 June - 19 June
|Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival 2021 - deadline 30 April 2021|
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Fake Blues: Exposures of Forgeries and their Aftermaths|
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Henry VIII On Tour: Palaces, Progresses and Panache|
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Manchester Wesley Research Centre Annual Lecture|