The Raphael Samuel History Centre is devoted to encouraging the widest possible participation in historical study and debate. It is an outreach and research centre supported by a three-way partnership between Birkbeck, Queen Mary, and the University of East London, dedicated to exploring public, interdisciplinary, and experimental history across periods and regions. Named after the historian Raphael Samuel, it also maintains an interest in London history and history from below.
The Raphael Samuel History Centre is devoted to encouraging the widest possible participation in historical study and debate.
The Centre has three directors based in each of our partner institutions: Professor Kate Hodgkin (UEL) Kate Hodgkin is a Professor of Cultural History in the School of Arts and Digital Industries, University of East London. Her research is chiefly in the area of early modern culture. She has published articles on witchcraft, dreams, religion…
Join us for our annual Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture Peter Burke: Two Diasporas: the place of exiles in the history of knowledge at Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End,, London, E1 4NS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE!