News and events

This is the official blog of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester. You will find here news about the School, events we organise and other interesting pieces of information on archaeology and history. Watch this space!
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90th Anniversary Celebration - Department of Geography to host world-renowned author.

90th Anniversary Celebration - Department of Geography to host world-renowned author.

Posted by uatemp13 at Mar 07, 2014 03:42 PM |

Dr Katherine Gibson, lecturer at the University of Western Sydney to give anniversary lecture.

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Leicester Exchanges to mark anniversary of The Great War

Leicester Exchanges to mark anniversary of The Great War

Posted by pt91 at Feb 05, 2014 03:15 PM |

Tickets now available for latest debate ‘The Great War: Lest we forget?’ on Wednesday 19 February

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Past, Present and Future: Listening in on a century of oral history at the University of Leicester

Past, Present and Future: Listening in on a century of oral history at the University of Leicester

Posted by uatemp13 at Jun 25, 2013 03:26 PM |

East Midlands Oral History Archive at University of Leicester celebrates thirty years of preserving voices of the past

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Acclaimed poet John Siddique to give public reading at the University of Leicester

Posted by de57 at Apr 24, 2013 11:57 AM |

Public reading from acclaimed poet John Siddique on Tuesday 30 April follows writing master class for staff and students by Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri

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Nanoscale science expert to speak about medical applications of gold nanoparticles

Posted by de57 at Feb 20, 2013 01:11 PM |

Guest lecture to be held by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Science on how extremely stable gold nanoparticles can be used in medicine.

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Prominent rabbi to give University of Leicester’s annual interfaith lecture

Posted by de57 at Feb 06, 2013 11:10 AM |

Rabbi, writer and broadcaster, Jonathan Romain MBE, will give the Sternberg Annual Public Lecture on Wednesday 20th February.

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Award-winning author to speak at University of Leicester

Award-winning author to speak at University of Leicester

Posted by hct16 at Oct 11, 2012 12:45 PM |

Laura Esquivel to give Second Annual Creative Writing Lecture on October 24.

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Supporting Families With Cancer

Supporting Families With Cancer

Posted by uatemp13 at Oct 08, 2012 10:05 AM |

Experts on hand to advise on preventing or delaying the onset of cancer

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University's very own spaceman to deliver this year's Christmas Science Lecture

University's very own spaceman to deliver this year's Christmas Science Lecture

Posted by fi17 at Nov 25, 2011 04:05 PM |

Visiting Professor and former NASA astronaut will talk about human space flight past and future at a public lecture on Tuesday 13 December

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The true face of Roman Egypt to be explored in public lecture

The true face of Roman Egypt to be explored in public lecture

Posted by fi17 at Oct 31, 2011 11:40 AM |

Dr Colin Adams discusses the bias in Tacitus' view of Egypt and its people

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Emeritus Professor Ken Pounds to deliver first City Mayor's lecture this November

Emeritus Professor Ken Pounds to deliver first City Mayor's lecture this November

Posted by fi17 at Oct 27, 2011 02:45 PM |

Long-standing physics professor will talk about 'Fifty Years of Space Research in Leicester', in an event to be held at the University.

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How England defined a sporting landmark: it's the next Olympics lecture!

How England defined a sporting landmark: it's the next Olympics lecture!

Posted by vm64 at Feb 18, 2011 12:35 PM |

With the Olympics approaching, here’s a wonderful opportunity to find out more about England's role in the revival of the Games.

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Highlights

queen's anniversary prize

Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education - for the work of ULAS and the School in public archaeology and public engagement

OBE for Richard Buckley for services to archaeology, and Current Archaeology's 'Archaeologist of the Year'!

Thinking of doing a Masters in Archaeology or Ancient History? See the Masters Excellence Studentships. See also Open Scholarships 2014 for International Students. Closing dates - end May.

4th in the UK for archaeology - in the Guardian's University Guide

Richard III work also wins European Excellence Award 2013 Times Higher Education Research Project of the YearCurrent Archaeology research project of the year; gold in CASE Circle of Excellence Awards 2013.

Operation Nightingale Award-winning collaboration with Ministry of Defence and TimeTeam.

Corpses of Criminals Project Prof. Sarah Tarlow’s Wellcome Trust funded project

Trans-Sahara project Prof. David Mattingly’s European Research Council funded project

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