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

December 2015

Thursday 3rd German Historical Institute London
Thursday 10th Arts Two Lecture Theatre, QMUL


Professor Tilli Tansey presents at The Physiological Society

Friday November 27th

Professor Tilli Tansey will be giving the Paton Prize Lecture as part of an event to Celebrate 100 years of Women’s Membership of The Physiological Society on Wednesday 2nd December.

Dr Chloe Ward's new book published

Wednesday November 25th

Dr Chloe Ward's book has been published. The Drawings of G. F. Watts is the first in depth study of drawings by the Victorian era's most celebrated artist. Known primarily as a painter, George Frederic Watts was also a prolific draughtsman who produced thousands of drawings throughout his career. Dr Ward examines these private, personal documents to trace the conceptual history behind the artist's most famous works and reveal the pivotal role drawing played in all Watts's beliefs about art.

Professor Amanda Vickery presents the Royal Historical Society's prize in public history

Tuesday November 24th

Professor Amanda Vickery will present the Royal Historical Society's inaugural prize in public history. The prize is intended to promote the field of public history by recognising work that enhances public understanding of the place of the past in today’s social, political and cultural life.