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

March 2017

Wednesday 1st Arts Two Room 3.20, Arts Two Building, QMUL
Wednesday 15th Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Arts Two Building, QMUL

May 2017

Tuesday 23rd Peston Lecture Theatre, Graduate Centre, QMUL


Wellcome Witness Seminar on 'Historical Perspectives on Rural Medicine'

Thursday February 23rd

Introduced by Professor Geoffrey Hudson, this volume comprises edited transcripts of two Witness Seminars held in 2010 and 2015 on the history and development of rural medicine. Participants in London and others world-wide contributing via video link, addressed the development of the curriculum for teaching rural and remote medicine; the importance of community involvement; and the growth of national and international networks and organizations. Discussion also included: the impact of specialization; professional identity and status; the relationship to other health professions; technological developments; and the challenges of isolation.

Professor Kate Lowe curates an exhibition at the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga in Lisbon

Wednesday February 22nd

Professor Kate Lowe’s book The Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon has culminated in a new exhibition. The exhibition, in Portugal’s foremost national museum the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, offers a new interpretation of Renaissance Lisbon. 

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Professor Gareth Stedman Jones writes for the Los Angeles Times

Monday February 20th

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones has written an opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times. “Even Karl Marx underestimated the economic anxiety of workers” looks at the argument unfolding in the United States between free traders and protectionists.