Celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the Regius Chair in History

300th Anniversary of the Regius Chair in History

The Oxford History Faculty is looking forward to celebrating the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Regius Chair in 1724.

George I established two Regius Chairs in History, one at Oxford and one at Cambridge.

On Friday June 7, the History Faculty will commemorate the foundation of our chair with a half-day event, What is History Now?

The schedule for the day is as follows:


2.00pm What is History Now? Session of Speakers
3.30pm History Showcase: Ways of Doing History
4.55pm Cutting of Birthday Cake
5.15pm Changing History: Round Table

There will be a Plenary Session on new approaches to history, break-out groups, and a concluding Plenary Round Table, ‘Changing History: The Regius Chair, the Faculty and Public History’.

 The Regius Lyndal Roper and the Steering Group look forward to welcoming you to an exciting event!