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 Maurizio Isabella comments on World War One in the Guardian

Wednesday July 23rd

Dr Maurizio Isabella is one of ten historians to contibute to the Guardian's a global guide to the First World War interactive documentary. Dr Isabella and the historians give a brief history of the First World War through a global lens by using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely-seen footage.

Honorary Fellowship for Professor Tilli Tansey

Monday July 21st

Professor Tilli Tansey has been elected to Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of the History of Medicine of the Society of Apothecaries, in ‘recognition of the extensive work have done in the past supporting the activities of the faculty’. The Faculty was founded in 1959 as a separate body within the Society of Apothecaries to "foster and extend interest in medical history". The Faculty teaches and disseminates knowledge about medical history, and has close links with several universities.

Dr Dan Todman in International Business Times

Friday July 18th

International Business Times reports on the unveiling of the Imperial War Museum’s ‘astounding’ new exhibition, marking the centenary of WW1. Dr Dan Todman, who is an advisor to the IWM, comments: “These galleries really do represent the cutting edge, both in museum design and in historical scholarship. The galleries not only tell the story of the war, they explain how and why things happened, and they show what the war meant to people at the time.”