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

March 2015

Wednesday 4th Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, IALS Lecture Theatre
Wednesday 4th Arts One Lecture Theatre, QMUL
Tuesday 10th Arts Two, Room 3.20, QMUL
Monday 16th ArtsTwo Lecture Theatre, ArtsTwo Building, QMUL


Professor Amanda Vickery on BBC 2

Wednesday February 25th

Professor Amanda Vickery tells the story of Britain’s longest war; the suffragettes’ 300 year-long campaign for equality in a major new series for the BBC. ‘Suffragettes forever! The story of women and power’ begins on Wednesday 25 February, with an account of the immense legal, social, and political oppression experienced by British women before the suffragettes campaign began.

Dr Thomas Dixon on BBC Radio 4

Thursday February 19th

Dr Thomas Dixon was interviewed for BBC Radio 4’s Inside Science. The programme marked Darwin Day and examined the origins of Creationism and its most recent variation Intelligent Design. Dr Dixon explained America’s relationship with Darwinism and Creationism.

Professor Amanda Vickery presents at the European University Institute

Friday February 13th

Professor Amanda Vickery presents on the challenges of broadcasting history at the conference and workshop on Public History and the Media at the European University Fiesole, Italy