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

December 2016

Tuesday 6th Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Arts Two Building, QMUL


Dr Simon Layton on BBC Radio 4

Thursday December 1st

Dr Simon Layton joined a discussion on the Seriously programme on BBC Radio 4 about the history of tarpaulin from 17th century mariners to today's refugee camps and those living on the periphery of society. The programme looks into statelessness, protest, heroism and transgression.

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones presents at the Cambridge Literary Festival

Tuesday November 29th

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones discussed his acclaimed new book ‘Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion’ at the Cambridge Literary Festival

Professor Miri Rubin presents at the University of Glasgow

Monday November 28th