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

June 2017

Friday 23rd QMUL
Saturday 24th QMUL


Professor Miri Rubin presents the Wiles Lectures

Thursday May 25th

Professor Miri Rubin presented this year’s Wiles Lectures at Queens University Belfast. Prof Rubin discussed: Strangers into Neighbours? How Medieval Cities Dealt with their Diversity.

History of Modern Biomedicine present at the European Human Genetics Conference

Tuesday May 23rd

Professor Tilli Tansey, Mr Adam Wilkinson and Mr Alan Yabsley are presenting a poster (co-authored with Ms Emma Jones) on oral history testimonies in human and clinical genetics, and providing a book display at the European Society for Human Genetics in Copenhagen, May 26-27th

Dr Dan Todman shortlisted for Longman-History Today Book Prize 2017

Friday May 19th

Dr Dan Todman’s book, Britain's War: Into Battle 1937-1941, has been shortlisted for the Longman-History Today Book Prize, alongside five other titles. The winner will be announced next month.