RHS Events Programme 2024

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

 


Tuesday 23 January 2024 at 5.30 pm

Clare Anderson (Leicester)
‘Convicts, Creolization and Cosmopolitanism: Aftermaths of Penal Transportation in the British Empire’
Joint RHS-GHIL Lecture, at the German Historical Institute London and Online


Thursday 1 February 2024 at 6.00 pm

Levi Roach (Exeter)
‘Charting Authority after Empire: Documentary Culture and Political Legitimacy in Post-Carolingian Europe’
RHS Lecture, Mary Ward House, London, and Online


Tuesday 20 February 2024 at 6.00 pm

In Conversation with Greg Jenner: ‘Finding the Funny in Public History’
RHS Event, Mary Ward House, London, and Online


Wednesday 6 March 2024, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Historical Legacies: collecting history, historical collections and community voices
History and Archives in Practice, 2024
Annual event in association with The National Archives and the Institute of Historical Research. This year in partnership with Cardiff University
Day Conference, at Cardiff University


Monday 13 March 2024 at 5.00 pm

Fay Bound Alberti (King’s College London)
‘Why History Matters to Medicine: The Case of Face Transplants’ 
RHS Sponsored Lecture, at the University of York. Part of the Society’s Visit to historians at the universities of York and York St John.


Friday 3 May 2024 at 6.00 pm

Julia Laite (Birkbeck)
‘Possible Maps: Ways of Knowing and Unknowing at the Edge of Empire (Newfoundland c. 1763-1829)’
RHS Lecture, Mary Ward House, London, and Online


Monday 23 May 2024

Corinne Fowler (Leicester)
‘Our Island Stories: Country Walks through Colonial Britain’
RHS Sponsored Lecture, at Brunel University London. Part of the Society’s Visit to historians at Brunel University.


Wednesday 3 July 2024 at 6.00 pm

The RHS Prothero Lecture: Peter Frankopan (Oxford)
‘On the Challenges and Purposes of Global History’
At Mary Ward House, London, and Online

followed by the Society’s Summer Party, 2024


Friday 13 September 2024 at 6.00 pm

Caroline Pennock (Sheffield)
‘Catholics or Cannibals? Indigenous Brazilians at the Court of Louis XIII’
RHS Lecture, at Mary Ward House, London, and Online


Tuesday 5 November 2024 at 6.00 pm

The RHS Public History Lecture: Janina Ramirez (Oxford)
‘Writing Women into History
In association with Gresham College, London


Friday 22 November 2024 at 6.00pm

RHS Presidential Address
Preceded by the Society’s Anniversary Meeting (AGM)
Mary Ward House, London, and Online