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The Government of the Society

The Royal Historical Society is governed by a Council comprising the President and seven Officers, six Vice Presidents and twelve elected Councillors. Sessions of Council take place five times per year in the Council Chamber at its headquarters in University College London.

New Vice-Presidents and Councillors are elected annually to replace retiring members. The President, Officers and Councillors of the Society generally serve 4-year terms of office, with Vice-Presidents serving 3 years.

Governance and membership of the Society are dictated by the Society's By-laws.

The current membership of the Council is as follows:

PRESIDENT: Professor Peter Mandler

Professor of Modern Cultural History, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge

Member of the Editorial Boards of Historical Journal, Modern Intellectual History and Journal of British Studies; Member of the Advisory Boards of Journal of Victorian Culture and Virtus: Yearbook for the Study of the Nobility in Europe; Member of the Project Board, 'British Newspapers 1620-1900' (JISC)

 

 

HONORARY SECRETARY: Dr Adam Smith

Senior Lecturer, History Department, University College London

Member of the editorial board of Reviews in History. Secretary of the Peter Parish Memorial Fund of the British Association of American Nineteenth-Century Historians.

HONORARY TREASURER: Professor Michael Hughes

Professor in History, Department of History, Lancaster University

Associate of the Centre for Central & East European Studies; Co-Editor of Russia's Great War & Revolution; Fellow of the Higher Education Academy; Convenor of the Connexional Records Task Group of the Methodist Church of Great Britain; Trustee, George Bell Trust.

 

LITERARY DIRECTOR: Professor Emma Griffin

Professor of History, History Department, University of East Anglia

Joint-Editor of History - the Journal of the Historical Association

 

LITERARY DIRECTOR: Dr Ian Archer

Fellow, Keble College, Oxford

Humanities Advisor for the Oxford Learning Institute; member of the Publications Committee of the IHR; Member of the Academic Advisory Committee for the 'Early English Books On-line and Text Creation Partnership' Project; Academic Advisor to the records of the 'Early English Drama' project; Member of the AHRC Peer Review College; School governor of the London Academy of Excellence.

 

HONORARY DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS: Professor Jo Fox

Professor of the Historyof Film, Department of History, University of Durham

Member of the International Association for Media History. National Teaching Fellow since 2007.

HONORARY ACADEMIC EDITOR (BBIH): Professor Stephen Taylor

Professor in the History of Early Modern England, Department of History, Durham University.,

General Editor of the Church of England Record Society; Editor of Parliamentary History: Texts and Studies; member of the Editorial Board of Studies in Modern British Religious History and the Editorial Board of Studies in Early Modern Cultural and Social History (Boydell Press); Project Director of 'The Clergy of the Church of England database, 1540-1835' project; Co-Editor of CCED Online Journal; Co-investigator for 'British State Prayers, Fasts and Thanksgivings 1540s-1940s' project (AHRC); Member of the AHRC Peer Review College and Strategic Reviewers Group; member of the IHR Publications Board; Member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Dissenting Studies; member of advisory panel for the 'Who were the nuns?' project (AHRC) and the Göottingen Personalunion Research Project.

VICE-PRESIDENT: Professor Arthur Burns

Professor of Modern British History, History Department, Kings College London

Co-Editor of Studies in Modern British Religious History; Convenor of the Modern Religious History and British History in the Long Eighteenth century seminars at the IHR; Vice-President of the Church of England Record Society; Project Director of 'The Clergy of the Church of England Database, 1540-1835' project; Co-Editor of CCED Online Journal ; member of the Advisory Panel of the Connected Histories Project (JISC); member of Advisory panels for 'British State Prayers, Fasts and Thanksgivings 1540s-1940s' project (AHRC) and 'Landscape and Enclosure: Northamptonshire 1700-1900' project

 

 

VICE-PRESIDENT: Professor Sean Connolly

Professor of Irish History, Queen's University Belfast

 

VICE-PRESIDENT: Professor Nicola Miller

Professor of Latin American History, History Department, University College London

 

 

VICE-PRESIDENT: Professor Andrew Pettegree

Professor of History, School of History, University of St Andrews

Lead editor of mongraph series St Andrews Studies in Reformation History and The Library of the Written Word.

 

 

VICE-PRESIDENT: Professor Mary Vincent

Professor of Modern European History, Univeristy of Sheffield

 

 

VICE-PRESIDENT: Professor Alex Walsham

Professor of Modern History, Trinity College, Cambridge

Member of the editorial board of Past & Present, General Editor of the Past and Present Book Series and Past and Present Supplements, Series Editor of Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History.

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor Catherine Cubitt

Professor in Early Medieval History, University of York

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor David Feldman

Professor of History, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, and Director of the Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism, Birkbeck, University of London

Member of editorial board of History Workshop Journal.

 

COUNCILLOR: Dr Lars Fischer

Teaching Fellow, Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University College London

Website editor, Critical theories of antisemitism network; contributing reviews editor of Biography; member of the advisory Board, Zutot: Perspectives on Jewish Culture.

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor Ole Grell

Professor in Early Modern History, The Open University

 

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor John Henderson

Professor of Italian Renaissance History, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London

Co-founder and Chair of the International Network for the History of Hospitals, member of the editorial boards of Medicina e Storia: Rivista di storia della medicina e della sanita and Ricerche Storiche.

COUNCILLOR: Professor Anthony Musson

Professor of Legal History, Director of the Centre for Legal History Research, School of Law, University of Exeter

Honorary Secretary of The Dodderidge Club; Editor of Exeter Studies in Medieval Europe.

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor Mark Stoyle

Professor of Early Modern History, History Department, University of Southampton

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor Penny Summerfield

Professor of Modern History, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor Naomi Tadmor

Professor of History, Lancaster University

 

COUNCILLOR: Dr Alan Thacker

Executive Editor, Victoria County History, Institute of Historical Research

 

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor Philip Williamson

Professor of History, History Department, University of Durham

Member of the editorial advisory board of English Historical Review.

 

COUNCILLOR: Professor David Wootton

Anniversary Professor of History, History Department, University of York

 

The Society's Councillors are involved in a wide variety of historical societies, research projects and research panels. Their external research interests are listed above.