RHS Programme

150th Anniversary Programme


Friday 26 January, 7pm
Public History Prize Awards
Mary Ward Hall, London


Friday 9 February, 6pm
RHS Lecture, Prof. Diana Paton
’Mary Wiliamson’s Letter, or: Seeing Women & Sisters in the Archives of Atlantic Slavery’
Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL


Friday 23 February
The Gerald Aylmer Seminar 2018
’Diversity Among the Documents? The Representation of BAME Communities in UK Archives’
Wolfson Suite, Institute of Historical Research


Friday 13 – Saturday 14 April
RHS Symposium
’Diverse History’/‘Hanes Amwyriol’
University of South Wales, Cardiff


Friday 11 May, 6pm
RHS Lecture, Prof. Lynn Abrams
‘Pursuing Autonomy: Self-Help & Self-Fashioning amongst Women in post-war Britain’

Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL


Friday 22 – Saturday 23 June
RHS Symposium
’The Future of History: Going Global at the University’
University of Oxford


Friday 6 July, 6pm
The Prothero Lecture 2018
Prof. Carole Hillenbrand
’Saladin’s Spin Doctors’
&
RHS Publication, Fellowship, & Teaching Awards
Mary Ward Hall, London


Friday 21 September, 6pm
RHS Lecture, Prof. Naomi Standen
‘Eastern Eurasia Without Borders: From the Türks to the Mongols’

Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL 


Friday 5 October, 6pm
RHS Lecture, Prof. David Arnold
‘Death and the Modern Empire: the 1918-19 Influenza Epidemic in India’

University of Strathclyde


October, date tbc
The Colin Matthew Lecture for the Public Understanding of History
Prof. Tom Williamson
‘How Natural is Natural? Historical Perspectives on Wildlife & the Environment in England’

in association with Gresham College
London, venue tbc


Friday 23 November, 6pm
AGM & Presidential Address
Prof. Margot Finn
‘Material Turns in British History, Part II’

Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL