Welcome to the School of History at QMUL

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 Julian Jackson, Head of School.


Upcoming events

April 2017

Thursday 27th Hitchcock Cinema, Arts One Building, QMUL

May 2017

Tuesday 23rd Peston Lecture Theatre, Graduate Centre, QMUL


Wellcome Witness Seminar on 'The Therapeutic Implications of Muscular Dystrophy Genomics'

Tuesday April 25th

With an introduction by Professor Jan Witkowski, this Witness Seminar presents an account of the therapeutic implications of muscular dystrophy genomics. The participants provide insights into the clinical and genetic characterizations of muscular dystrophy, with a particular emphasis on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and shed light on the research coordination and the recent approaches towards the treatment of this group of devastating pathological entities.

Dr Reuben Loffman writes for The Conversation

Friday April 21st

Dr Reuben Loffman writes for The Conversation about  the need for a strong UN presence to ensure peace and credibility for the upcoming presidential election in The Democratic Republic of Congo.

Dr Thomas Dixon on BBC Radio 4

Tuesday April 18th

Professor Thomas Dixon discusses the concept of a ‘stiff upper lip’ on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Prof Dixon talks about its effects on seeking help for our mental and general health; and explains that the ‘stiff upper lip’ is a relatively recent concept that began in the 19th century.