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 2014

Monday 1st Fogg Lecture Theatre, GE Fogg Building, QMUL
Monday 8th to Tuesday 9th Arts Two Building, QMUL

November 2014

Wednesday 12th Barts Pathology Museum, St Bartholomews Hospital


Dr Harun Yilmaz writes for the BBC

Wednesday August 20th

Dr Harun Yilmaz writes a series of articles which explains how World War 1 influenced Azerbaijan. Dr Yilmaz explains how the deteriorating conditions of the Great War and the two consecutive revolutions in Russia in 1917 forced the first school for Muslim girls with secular and modern curriculum in the Muslim world to close its doors in Spring 1918. Ironically, the same conditions of the war and revolutions gave birth to the first republic and the first multi-party parliament of a predominantly Muslim and Turkic population in 1918.

Professor Amanda Vickery presents Voices from the Old Bailey for BBC Radio 4

Thursday August 14th

Professor Amanda Vickery presents a new series of the critically acclaimed social history programme Voices from the Old Bailey on BBC Radio 4. The series uses accounts of dramatic court cases and the voices of ordinary people to explore 18th-century social history. 

Dr Mara Oliva on BBC Radio 4

Wednesday August 13th

Dr Mara Oliva appears on the Four Thought series on BBC Radio 4, Dr Oliva discusses the influence of US public opinion on the making of their nation's foreign policy.