Open University History Society

The society of people who studied or are studying history with the OU

Promoting the scholarly study of history

The OUHS is a nationally based society with members from all over the UK, Ireland, Europe and the USA. It was formed by Open University students to promote the scholarly study of history amongst students past and present and is affiliated to the Open University Students Association.

Read our Book reviews

Some of our members enjoy reviewing books about history for our excellent member's magazine. You can read a selection on this website or become a member and enjoy all of them.

Lecture Day, Redditch, Worcestershire 22nd April

The day will consist of four talks by four eminent historians well versed in their respective fields of study. A light two course lunch will be provided and there may be time for you to take a tour of the Mill or even a quick look at Bordesley Abbey which is next door.

Lecture Day