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.
Upcoming RHS Events
Friday 2 July 2021: the RHS Prothero Lecture
Professor Robert Frost (University of Aberdeen)
‘The Roads Not Taken: Liberty, Sovereignty and the Idea of the Republic in Poland-Lithuania and the British Isles, 1550-1660’
18.00 BST – Live online via Zoom. Book for this event via Eventbrite.
Wednesday 21 July 2021: Online Workshop for Early Career Historians
14.00 BST – Live online via Zoom. Booking for this event via Eventbrite opens 31 May.
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:
- Dr Katrina Navicakas, RHS Lecture (5 Feb 2021): “The Contested Right of Public Meeting in England from the Bill of Rights to the Public Order Acts”
- Professor Linda Colley, RHS Prothero Lecture (8 Dec 2020): “What Happens when a Written Constitution is Printed? A History Across Boundaries.”
- Professor Margot Finn, Presidential Address (27 Nov 2020): “Material Turns in British History IV. Erasures: Empire in India, Cancel Cultures and the Country House”
- Professor Simon Ditchfield, RHS Lecture (17 Sept 2020): “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.