External Events Listings

Festival in Turin, October 1650, by G. Boetto. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, public domain


In addition to its own Events programme, the RHS provides listings for a wide range of external events and activities on behalf of the historical community. These external events include conferences, symposia, seminars, and lectures, as well as ‘calls for papers’, and prize deadlines.

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15 Jun

Lords and Masters : Domination in Medieval Normandy (11th-15th Centuries)

15 June    
12:00 am
  Call for Papers, deadline - 15 June 2023  Summary Taking inspiration from Robert Fossier’s important questions on who dominated the territory and inhabitants (la [...]
15 Jun

Imaginative Pasts - Keynote Lecture by Ananya Chakravarti: ‘Whose Imaginative Pasts? The Brahminical Archive and the History of India’

15 June    
4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
What sets the imaginative work historians do from other modes of imagining the past? If we no longer conceive of the writing of history in [...]
16 Jun

Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: Hygiene and Health in the Middle Ages

16 June    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
                              The 2023 Birkbeck Medieval Seminar focuses on hygiene in the [...]
16 Jun

Ridings of Yorkshire Society Conference 2023

16 June - 17 June    
10:10 am - 4:00 pm
The Ridings of Yorkshire Society conference is back for 2023 at the Leeds City Museum. The conference brings together researchers and enthusiasts from multiple disciplines [...]
16 Jun

Imaginative Pasts - Keynote Lecture by Hester Barron and Claire Langhamer: 'Imagining the Class of '37'

16 June    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
It is 1937 and a class of 12 and 13 year old girls are writing about their lives: cobbled streets and crowded homes; the Coronation [...]
16 Jun

Another Lambeth Windrush History? June 23 1948

16 June    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Windrush commemoration event for those interested in history, and not stories. Independent history researcher Kwaku will make an audio-visual assisted presentation which will reveal [...]
17 Jun

Imaginative Pasts Keynote Lecture: Anna Sherman - 'Creditors & the Beauty Trap: Writing Crossover Histories for a General Readership'

17 June    
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Lecture outline How can an author turn a doctoral dissertation into a book that will engage a general readership? What can the academic historian steal [...]
Comparative Empire: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation, 1750-1914

Comparative Empire: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation, 1750-1914

19 June - 22 June    
12:00 am
  Call for Papers, deadline - 25 July 2022 By the time the First World War erupted in 1914, most inhabitants of the globe resided [...]
19 Jun

The Windrush Scandal in a Transnational and Commonwealth Context

https://www.history.ac.uk/events/windrush-scandal-a-transnational-and-commonwealth-context June 2023 marks the 75th anniversary of the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks, bringing with it over 500 passengers from the [...]
19 Jun

Remembering the Ship in Citizenship: An Evening with John Agard and a Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Windrush

19 June    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  Register now: https://www.history.ac.uk/events/remembering-ship-citizenship This free evening event rounds off a day-long conference on The Windrush Scandal in its Transnational and Commonwealth Context, offering us [...]
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