Thomas Rowlandson cartoon, The Newspaper

Here you’ll find the latest news about Royal Historical Society activities. Our Twitter @RoyalHistSoc and blog, Historical Transactions, also provide regular updates. Fellows and Members also receive a regular RHS News Circular.

Information on forthcoming Events, new Publications, and Joining the RHS is available elsewhere on the website. You can also view the latest RHS Newsletter (May 2021), with previous Newsletters (each May and November) available here.

IMAGE: Thomas Rowlandson, ‘The News Paper’ (Oct. 1812), Elisha Whittelsey Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, public doman.


Date Headline
Sampler, 1828, detail 27 Jul 2021 282 new Fellows & Members elected to the Society
23 Jul 2021 RHS Awards 2021: winners and runners-up announced
07 Jul 2021 Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer, RHS
17 Jun 2021 UK Survey: teaching and learning history before, during and after the Covid-19 pandemic
Wooden ballot box, Smithsonian Museum 16 Jun 2021 Elections to RHS Council, 2021: nominations invited
16 Jun 2021 New RHS Fellows & Members – elected in May 2021
24 May 2021 RHS statement on the recent closure of UK History departments
RHS Gladstone Prize logo 19 May 2021 RHS Gladstone Book Prize, 2021 shortlist announced
17 May 2021 RHS Whitfield Book Prize, 2021 shortlist announced
04 May 2021 RHS President joins historians in commenting on department closures