Royal Historical Society Events Programme 2021

Friday 5 February 2021 at 6.00 pm

Dr Katrina Navickas
‘The Contested Right of Public Meeting in England from the Bill of Rights to the Public Order Acts’
Virtual lecture

April 2021

RHS Symposium: Bath Spa University
‘Uneven representations of diversity: Public histories in urban and rural contexts’
Bath Spa University

Friday 7 May 2021 at 6.00 pm

Professor Catherine Holmes
‘The Making and Breaking of Kinetic Empire: Mobility, Communication and Political Change in the Eastern Mediterranean, c.950-1100 C.E.’  

Virtual lecture

Friday 2 July 2021 at 6.00 pm

The Prothero Lecture: Professor Robert Frost
‘The Roads Not Taken: Liberty, Sovereignty and the Idea of the Republic in Poland-Lithuania and the British Isles, 1550-1660’


RHS Publication, Fellowship and Teaching Awards 2021
Virtual lecture and awards ceremony

Friday 17 September 2021 

The Gerald Aylmer Seminar in conjunction with the IHR and TNA

‘New Ways to Work: Future Directions in Archival and Historical Practice’

Virtual conference

Friday 24 September 2021 at 6.00 pm

Dr Jonathan Saha
‘Everyday Life and Archival Indifference: Petitions in fin-de-siècle Colonial Myanmar’

Wednesday 13 October 2021

RHS Visit: University of Lincoln
University of Lincoln 

Tuesday 2 November 2021

The Colin Matthew Memorial Lecture for the Public Understanding of History: Professor Ludmilla Jordanova
In co-operation with Gresham College, London

Friday 26 November 2021 at 6.00 pm

RHS Presidential Address: Professor Emma Griffin
‘Industrial Revolutions and the Making of the Modern World‘