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

May 2015

Wednesday 13th Arts Two, Room 3.16, QMUL


Professor Amanda Vickery presents at the University of Southern California

Tuesday March 31st

Professor Amanda Vickery presents at the Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, University of Southern California. Prof Vickery will present on “Sartorial Conformity & the Moral Politics of Fashion in 18th century England".  

Dr Helen McCarthy in History Today

Monday March 30th

Dr Helen McCarthy writes for 'History Today' on 100 years after The Women’s Congress met at The Hague. Dr McCarthy looks at their efforts at peace negotiations and the aim of revolutionising a ravaged political landscape

Dr Joanna Cohen on BBC Arts

Friday March 27th

Dr Joanna Cohen presents for BBC Arts as part of her ‘New Generation Thinkers’ award. Dr Cohen discusses the origins of the word ‘shoddy’ and how a cheap fabric from Yorkshire came to play a part in the American Civil War.