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alumni chartDestinations of History Department graduates

King's History graduates work for national newspapers, in top law firms, in the civil service, in state and private schools and in universities across the globe. Additionally, as shown in the graph on the right, four out of ten 2015/16 King's History Department graduates went onto some form of further study, either at King's or with other world leading institutions. 

Annual Lecture & Alumni Evening

Every year, the Department of History hosts an evening of lectures by current members of academic staff, followed by a drinks and canape reception. All alumni from the History department are invited to this event, which is also well attended by current students and members of staff.

History of the Spring Lecture & Alumni Evening  

The theme of the eleventh annual alumni lecture will be 'The Nation: Past, Present and Future'. This event will feature keynote contributions from Dr Joan Redmond, Professor David McLean and Dr David Todd.

The theme of the tenth annual alumni lecture was 'Gendering History, Historicising Gender’. The event featured lectures from Professor Laura Gowing, Dr Alana Harris and Dr Chris Dillon.

The theme of the ninth annual alumni lecture was 'Bad Kingship?: Royal Reputations in Medieval Britain and Europe'. Professor Jinty Nelson introduced the event, which also featured lectures from Dr Serena Ferente and Professor David Carpenter.

The theme of the eighth annual alumni lecture was 'What is global or world history? And what should its relationship be to the forms of national, regional, and continental history around which the discipline was once organised? Professor Richard Drayton introduced the event, which featured lectures from Dr Bronwen Everill, Dr Reza Zia-Ebrahimi, Dr Jennifer Altehenger and Professor Francisco Bethencourt.

The theme of the seventh annual alumni lecture was 'Changing Masculinities in Twentieth Century Britain' and featured lectures by Professor David Edgerton (‘The Aviator, the Press Baron and the Dancer: Politics, Masculinity and the Birth of the Royal Air Force’) and Dr Lucy Delap (‘Unbecoming Men: The "New Man" of the Late Twentieth Century’).

Professor Dame Janet Nelson gave a lecture entitled The Story of History at King’s College London. The event, which was attended by over 50 alumni, was introduced by the Head of Department Dr Adam Sutcliffe, who gave a round-up of the department's news.

Dr Paul Readman (Head of Department) introduced the event, which featured a roundtable discussion on the history or medicine with Professor Ludmilla Jordanova, Dr Anna Maeker, Dr Dionysios Stathakopoulos, Dr Katherine Foxhall and Dr Keren Hammerschlag.

Dr Paul Readman (Head of Department) introduced the event, which featured lectures from Dr Serena Ferente and Dr Niall O’Flaherty.

Dr Paul Readman (Head of Department) introduced the event, which featured lectures by Dr Alice Rio and Professor Richard Vinen.

Dr Paul Readman (Head of Department) introduced the event, which featured lectures by Dr John Price and Emeritus Professor Dame Janet Nelson.

King's College London Alumni Association

The College's alumni association is in touch with than 130,000 members of former staff and students of King's and the Colleges with which it has merged. Our alumni are our best ambassadors, and we are always interested to hear from former students who would like to offer advice or assistance to other alumni and students in a particular field of work. Alumni are entitled to access a number of different benefits and services including InTouch magazine, corporate discounts, online journals and invitations to alumni events. To access these fantastic benefits contact the Alumni Office or sign up to Alumni Online.

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