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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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Successful BME women to celebrate diversity and breaking down barriers

Successful BME women to celebrate diversity and breaking down barriers

Posted by ap507 at Feb 08, 2016 01:26 PM |

Public discussion for One World Week taking place on Thursday 11 February

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Department of Sociology to host conference on social science methodology

Department of Sociology to host conference on social science methodology

Posted by pt91 at Jan 21, 2016 11:41 AM |

Major conference to take place from 11 - 16 September

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DICE and the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards 2016

DICE and the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards 2016

Posted by ap507 at Jan 19, 2016 09:30 AM |

The ceremony will take place on 6 February 2016

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 10 - 16 December

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 10 - 16 December

Posted by ap507 at Dec 16, 2015 01:40 PM |

The latest opinion piece from Leicester experts covers how Leicester City saved football

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New think tank on diversity and community engagement launches

New think tank on diversity and community engagement launches

Posted by ap507 at Nov 30, 2015 02:30 PM |

Lord Ouseley delivers foundation lecture for the new Unit for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement - New video added

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Most male football fans are in favour of more involvement of women in the game, research shows

Most male football fans are in favour of more involvement of women in the game, research shows

Posted by ap507 at Oct 21, 2015 10:55 AM |

Universities of Leicester and Loughborough conduct online national survey with football fans

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‘Responsible Leadership and educating the next generation are priorities to tackle widespread prejudice in Britain'

‘Responsible Leadership and educating the next generation are priorities to tackle widespread prejudice in Britain'

Posted by ap507 at Oct 20, 2015 10:35 AM |

Lord Ouseley to deliver foundation lecture for launch of new initiative for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement on Thursday 22 October

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Film screening to focus on migration and borders

Film screening to focus on migration and borders

Posted by ap507 at Oct 19, 2015 01:20 PM |

Event on Wednesday October 28 is free and open to public

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 8 - 14 October

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 8 - 14 October

Posted by ap507 at Oct 13, 2015 10:00 AM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover rugby, water on Mars, the Great British Bake Off and the film Suffragette

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Events to explore the fight for equality, power politics and inspirational figures

Events to explore the fight for equality, power politics and inspirational figures

Posted by ap507 at Oct 09, 2015 12:55 PM |

Black History Month 2015 events organised throughout the month of October

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Over 150 academics sign up as University experts

Over 150 academics sign up as University experts

Posted by ap507 at Oct 01, 2015 01:30 PM |

Researchers from a wide variety of academic disciplines have joined the University's Experts Guide, providing informed opinion in response to topical news

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University building to be named after first female professor

University building to be named after first female professor

Posted by pt91 at Sep 30, 2015 05:40 PM |

Manorcroft at Oadby Student Village to be named in honour of Olive Banks

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New study considers whether age affects your experiences on an undergraduate degree

New study considers whether age affects your experiences on an undergraduate degree

Posted by pt91 at Sep 30, 2015 04:34 PM |

Sociology researchers launch survey of first-year undergraduates

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Transformative plan to pioneer a 'distinctive elite' in higher education

Transformative plan to pioneer a 'distinctive elite' in higher education

Posted by ap507 at Sep 22, 2015 04:00 PM |

President and Vice-Chancellor unveils strategic plan and signals new direction for our University

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Sociology student awarded UN internship in Indonesia

Sociology student awarded UN internship in Indonesia

Posted by ap507 at Sep 17, 2015 12:24 PM |

Undergraduate student Cindy Colondam has been working as an intern for the UN in Jakarta in Indonesia over the summer

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 10 - 16 September

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 10 - 16 September

Posted by ap507 at Sep 16, 2015 02:15 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover gender differences in grant success, male breadwinners, issues facing young workers, post-disaster sex and the Alternative Business School

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Women are more fairly funded in the social sciences

Women are more fairly funded in the social sciences

Posted by er134 at Sep 09, 2015 06:00 PM |

But too few make it to senior posts, says new study by interdisciplinary team at University of Leicester

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 20 - 26 August

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 20 - 26 August

Posted by ap507 at Aug 21, 2015 01:40 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover Amazon's work practices, adaptations of Flaubert's 'Madame Bovary', football culture and airshow safety

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Flexible degrees offered by Leicester

Flexible degrees offered by Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Jul 22, 2015 11:15 AM |

‘Pathways’ programme aims to provide the most flexible curriculum in the UK

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 11-17 June

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 11-17 June

Posted by ap507 at Jun 17, 2015 02:15 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover ancient food intolerance, how the victimisation of women is often ignored and responses to Sir Tim Hunt's comments about women in labs

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Highlights

queen's anniversary prize

The University will host the Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times Conference, to be held 14-15 December 2015 - now open for registration

New Major/Minor Degree Pathways, available for students starting in 2016-17.

Members of our department showcase interdisciplinary research with 3D printed replica of King Richard III at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2015

Dr Neil Christie and Debbie Miles-Williams win awards at the University of Leicester Student Awards 2015.

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

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

Richard III's remains to be re-interred in Leicester Cathedral

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

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.

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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