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.

  • Browse the full listing below or use the navigation to select external events by category.
  • You can submit an event for consideration here, or via the link below.
  • RHS Fellows and Members receive a weekly News Circular (example: 19 August 2021) informing them of Society updates and new opportunities.

Please note: listing 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 listing? If so please complete our form via this link.

Submit your notice here


07 Mar

Southampton Stonewall Lecture 2023: ‘LGBTQ in a Time of War: The Queer History of the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict’, by Professor Dan Healey

7 March    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
While President Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine may seem to have little relevance to LGBTQ politics, in Putin’s own statements and decrees he has argued [...]
14 Mar

Race, Antiquity, and the Politics of Colonial Legacies in Germany

14 March    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
This talk by Mirjam Brusius (German HIstorical Institute, London) explores the legacies of German colonialism where they are at once most palpably materialized and also [...]
15 Mar

Marjorie Chibnall Essay Prize and Poster Session

15 March    
12:00 am
Call for Papers, deadline - 15 March 2023 Submissions are now being sought for the 2023 Marjorie Chibnall Essay Prize, offered in memory of the [...]
22 Mar

The Polish Military of the Second Republic, 1918-1939

22 March    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Lecture | Speaker: Dr Jacek Czarnecki, assistant professor of history, City University of New York For many years the interwar Polish military was engulfed [...]
24 Mar

Archbishop Wulfstan and his Anglo-Saxon World, Conference

24 March - 25 March    
All day
Two-day Historical Conference with internationally renowned experts at Worcester Cathedral In 2023 we commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the death of Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester [...]
31 Mar

London's Past Today

31 March    
12:00 am
  London’s Past Today: A Special Issue to mark the 50th Anniversary of The London Journal Call for Papers, deadline - 31 March 2023 Since [...]
11 Apr

2023 SRS Conference: The Reformation and the Family

11 April - 13 April    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Call for Papers, deadline - 31 January 2023 The family was at the heart of early modern society. This conference considers what made a family [...]
01 May

Northeast Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting

1 May    
12:00 am
Call for Papers, deadline - 1 May 2023 | Annual Meeting, 13-15 October 2023 The Northeast Conference on British Studies (NECBS) will hold its 2023 [...]
20 May

‘Homecoming’ After War: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

20 May    
12:00 am
Conference and Call for Papers (deadline: 15 December 2022) This conference will attempt to explore post-war return, among both combatants and civilians, across time, space [...]
08 Jun

Corruption, the Public Service Ethos and the Common Good in Western Europe in the Nineteenth Century

8 June - 9 June    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Keynote Speakers: Dr Ronald Kroeze, Nijmegen University, co-author of A History of Dutch Corruption and Public Morality (1648-1940) (2020), co-editor of Anti-Corruption in History: From [...]
1 2 3 4 5 6