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


Tuesday 8 March 2022 at 2.00 pm

RHS Online Workshop for Early Career Historians: I
‘Applying for your First Job: a Guide to Preparing and Interviewing for a History Teaching Post’
Online Training Event


Tuesday 22 March 2022 at 2.00 pm
**This event has been postponed and will now take place later in the year, date tbc**

Dr Laura Carter (Paris), Professor Leslie Howsam (Windsor, Ontario), Dr Claire G. Jones (Liverpool), Professor Helen McCarthy (Cambridge), Professor Susan Pedersen (Columbia) and Dr Laura Quinton (New York)
‘Precarious Professionals: New Historical Perspectives on Gender and Professional Identity in Modern Britain’
Book Launch and Seminar


Friday 6 May 2022 at 6.00 pm

Professor Toby Green (King’s College, London)
‘The History Lecture. Past, Present and Future’
RHS Online Lecture


Wednesday 25 May 2022

RHS Visit and Lecture
University of Lincoln


Wednesday 6 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’

Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, University College London

Followed by
The RHS Summer Party at UCL


Thursday 14 July 2022 at 2.00 pm

RHS Online Workshop for Early Career Historians: II
‘Working with History outside HE: a Guide to Professions beyond Academia’
Online Training Event


Friday 29 July 2022 at 5.00 pm

RHS Awards and Prizes, 2022
In association with the Institute of Historical Research, University of London
Online Ceremony


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


October 2022

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


October 2022

RHS Visit and Lecture
Edge Hill University


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