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.


Royal Historical Society Events Programme, 2021


Upcoming RHS Events


Friday 17 September: Aylmer Seminar for Archivists and Historians, 2021

‘New Ways to Work: Future Directions in Archival and Historical Practice’ — virtual conference, in association with The National Archives and Institute of Historical Research.

10.00 – 13.30 BST – Live online via Zoom. Book for this event.

Friday 24 September: RHS Lecture with Dr Jonathan Saha (Durham)

‘Accumulations and Cascades: On the Ecological Impact of British Imperialism’

17.30 BST – Further details and booking available soon


RHS Events 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:


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.

Submit your notice here