RHS Events Programme, 2022

New events will be added to this programme as the year progresses; please check back for updates which will also be announced via social media


Wednesday 19 January 2022 at 5.00 pm

Professor Mark Mazower (Columbia)
‘An Eastern Question and its History. Writing about the Greek War of Independence’
RHS International Online Lecture


Friday 4 February 2022 at 6.00 pm

Professor Andrew Jotischky (Royal Holloway, University of London)
‘Monks and the Muslim Enemy. Conversion, Polemic and Resistance in Monastic Hagiography in the Age of the Crusades, c.1000-1250′
RHS Online Lecture


Friday 18 February 2022 at 6.00 pm

Professor Simon P. Newman (Madison-Wisconsin), Professor Corinne Fowler (Leicester) and Professor Gretchen Gerzina (Massachusetts)
‘Freedom Seekers. Escaping from Slavery in Restoration London’
Book Launch and Seminar


Monday 28 February 2022

Symposium: Bath Spa University
‘Uneven Representations of Diversity: Public Histories in Urban and Rural Contexts’


Tuesday 8 March 2022 at 2.00 pm

RHS Online Workshop for Early Career Historians: I
‘Applying History: a Guide to Managing Employment in Higher Education’
Online Training Event


Thursday 7 April 2022

RHS Visit and Lecture
Edge Hill University


Friday 6 May 2022 at 6.00 pm

Professor Toby Green (King’s College, London)
‘English Traders, Sao Tome, and the Birth of the Sugar Complex in West-Central Africa, c.1600-1640’
UCL and Online Lecture


Wednesday 25 May 2022

RHS Visit and Lecture
University of Lincoln


Friday 1 July 2022 at 5.00 pm

The Prothero Lecture: Professor Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin University)
‘The Gaiety Girl and the Matinee Idol: Constructing Celebrity and Sexuality
in the West End of London, 1880-1914’

University College London

Followed by
Summer Party, including the Royal Historical Society Awards, 2022
For Publications, Research and Teaching


Thursday 14 July 2022 at 2.00 pm

RHS Online Workshop for Early Career Historians: II
‘Applying History: a Guide to Employment in History outside Academia’
Online Training Event


September 2022

The Gerald Aylmer Seminar, for Historians and Archivists
Conference. In association with The National Archives and Institute of Historical Research


Friday 16 September 2022 at 6.00 pm

Dr Su Lin Lewis (University of Bristol)
‘Socialism and Decolonisation in Southeast Asia’
UCL and Online Lecture


Tuesday 1 November 2022 at 6.00 pm

The Colin Matthew Memorial Lecture for the Public Understanding of History:
Kavita Puri
(BBC)
‘Partition of British India, 75 Years On’
In association with Gresham College, London


Friday 25 November 2022 at 6.00 pm

RHS Presidential Address: Professor Emma Griffin
‘Experiments in Digital History. Using the Census and Computing to Study Nineteenth-Century Britain’
UCL and Online Lecture


Tuesday 6 December 2022 at 2.00 pm

RHS Online Workshop for Early Career Historians: III
‘Communicating History: a Guide to Broadcasting your Research’
Online Training Event