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

August 2014

Friday 1st to Monday 4th Arts Two Building, QMUL

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


Professor Amanda Vickery and Dr Dan Todman present at the Imperial War Museum

Monday July 28th

As part of the BBC's 'The War That Changed the World' series, Professor Amanda Vickery and Dr Dan Todman will be hosting an event at the Imperial War Museum. The Psychology of War looks at the state of mind of World War One. In the live audience at the Imperial War Museum, children of World War One veterans will join the general public in debate sharing their rare insight.

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.