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.

To keep up with research, events and activities in the School you can follow us on Twitter, or read posts from staff and students on our blog, The Historian.

Professor Julian Jackson, Head of School.

Upcoming events

October 2017

Wednesday 18th Arts Two Lecture Theatre

December 2017

Monday 4th The Royal Asiatic Society

February 2018

Thursday 8th Peston Lecture Theatre, Mile End Campus


Dr Mark Glancy at the Cambridge Film Festival

Saturday October 21st

Dr Mark Glancy will be attending the screening of Becoming Cary Grant at the Cambridge Film Festival on 21 October 2017, and talking about the film in a question and answer session after the screening. Dr Glancy appears in the film and served as its editorial consultant. 

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Dr Jonathan Smele launches The Bloomsbury History of Modern Russia Series

Friday October 13th

Dr Jon Smele has edited a major new book seiries with publisher Bloomsbury. The Bloomsbury History of Modern Russia Series 'offers readers the latest views on aspects of the modern history of what has been and remains one of the most powerful and important countries in the world.' 

Summer Update

Tuesday September 5th

I hope you are having an enjoyable summer. This is the first of what I aim to be a three times a year update about teaching and learning in the School of History.

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