Royal Historical Society Programme 2020

Friday 7 February 2020 at 6.00 pm
Dr Andrew Arsan

‘Arab political thought and the problem of empire, c.1856-1919′
Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL

 

Wednesday 11 March 2020, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
The Gerald Aylmer Seminar

‘Co-production and collaboration in the archive’
A one-day symposium in conjunction with the National Archives and Institute of Historical Research
This event will be at the National Archives – register to attend.

 

Thursday 2 April 2020
RHS Visit: Edge Hill University 

POSTPONED

 

Thursday 23- Thursday 30 April 2020
Royal Historical Society Virtual Curriculum Conference
Online for registered participants

 

Monday 11 May 2020
Professor Sarah Hamilton

‘Responding to violence: Liturgy, authority and sacred places c. 900-c.1100’
Online on the RHS Historical Transactions blog

 

13 – 15 May 2020
RHS Symposium: University of Warwick

‘The Multicultural City in Historical Perspective’
Postponed

 

Friday 3 July 2020 at 6.00 pm
The Prothero Lecture –
Professor Linda Colley
Recheduled for November 2020. Date TBC
‘Written Constitutions and Writing Modern World History’
Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL

 

Monday 20 July – Wednesday 22 July
RHS Prize, Award and Fellowship Announcements 2020
Online

 

Thursday 23 July at 17.30 BST
Professor Derek Peterson

“The Unseen Archive of Idi Amin: Making History in a Tight Corner”
A Virtual Lecture – Live via Zoom. Booking required.

 

Friday 18 September 2020 at 18.00 BST
Dr Simon Ditchfield
‘ ‘Something should be written regarding the cosmography of those regions where ours live’ (Ignatius Loyola): measuring cultural difference in Daniello Bartoli’s Dell’Istoria della compagnia di Gesu (1653-73)’
UCL

 

2 November 2020
The Colin Matthew Memorial Lecture for the Public Understanding of History

in co-operation with Gresham College, London
Professor John Arnold
‘Believing in the Middle Ages’
London

 

Friday 27 November 2020 at 6.00 pm
Presidential Address

Professor Margot Finn
‘Material Turns in British History: Part IV’
UCL