Welcome to the School of History at QMUL

Professor Miri Rubin

Welcome to the School of History at Queen Mary, London’s only campus university. We are one of the largest, friendliest and most distinguished history departments in the country.

Whether you are looking to study history as an undergraduate, a postgraduate or to find out about our staff and their research we hope you will find what you are looking for here.

— Professor Miri Rubin, Head of School.

Upcoming events

September 2015

November 2015


Dr James Ellison writes for The Conversation

Friday August 28th

Dr James Ellison writes on the Chilcot Inquiry in The Conversation. Dr Ellison discusses the delays in the publication of the report, and why the public should wait for this before judging it.

Professor Amanda Vickery on BBC Radio 3

Tuesday August 25th

Professor Amanda Vickery writes and presents 'A Georgian Portrait', an essay for BBC Radio 3. Prof Vickery explores the life of gentlewoman Elizabeth Parker Shackleton, member of the lesser gentry and mercantile elite of 18th-century Lancashire.

Symposium at Yale University for Professor Richard Bourke’s new book

Wednesday August 19th

Professor Richard Bourke will be attending a symposium on his new book at the Yale University Centre for the Study of Representative Institutions  on September 10. The symposium will be devoted to discussion of his study of the statesman and thinker Edmund Burke, Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke. The book deals with Burke’s role at the centre of political events in an age of empire and revolution. Details of papers and speakers can be found on the Centre’s website. An interview with Prof. Bourke on his book is available on the QMUL YouTube Channel