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Margot Finn appointed President of the Royal Historical Society

1 March 2016

Margot Finn

Professor Margot Finn, Chair in Modern British History at UCL since 2012, has been appointed President of the Royal Historical Society from November 2016-2020.

Margot was a Vice-President of the Society from 2009-12, and is ‘honoured’ to continue ‘the tremendous work of predecessors’ in this role. In addition Margot is a Trustee of the Victoria & Albert Museum and was Principal Investigator of the Leverhulme-funded research project 'The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857.'

Margot will shadow current President Peter Mandler until she commences her new role in November.

Find out more about Margot Finn

Read the announcement from the RHS