RHS Public History Lecture — ‘Pilgrimages, Pandemics and the Past’

8 November 2023

‘Pilgrimages, Pandemics and the Past’


Tom Holland

RHS 2023 Public History Lecture
on 7 November 2023






The Society’s 2023 Public History Lecture, held in association with Gresham College, is given by the historian and broadcaster Tom Holland. In this lecture Tom reflects on walking in London during the Covid pandemic, and how this experience might inform historians better appreciate and understand the perspectives and expectations of those who undertook pilgrimages in the past.