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Acclaimed writers to speak at biggest ever Evelyn Waugh conference

Acclaimed writers to speak at biggest ever Evelyn Waugh conference

Posted by ap507 at Apr 22, 2015 11:35 AM |

Conference for the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project between 24-26 April will include talks by authors Selina Hastings, William Boyd and Paula Byrne

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Runic charms and boat burials to be discussed at Viking symposium

Runic charms and boat burials to be discussed at Viking symposium

Posted by ap507 at Apr 16, 2015 12:25 PM |

Midlands Viking Symposium 2015 to take place at University on 25 April

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Was Richard III's scoliosis kept a secret until his death?

Was Richard III's scoliosis kept a secret until his death?

Posted by ap507 at Apr 13, 2015 11:15 AM |

Dr Mary Ann Lund investigates historical sources about Richard’s physique and posthumous reputation in new paper

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April Fools: No, we are not changing our name

April Fools: No, we are not changing our name

Posted by ap507 at Apr 01, 2015 03:40 PM |

Just to be clear, the University of Leicester has no plans to change its name to ‘King Richard University’ – or anything else.

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‘Hidden Stories’ book launch celebrates Leicester’s and Glossop’s De-industrial Past

‘Hidden Stories’ book launch celebrates Leicester’s and Glossop’s De-industrial Past

Posted by ap507 at Mar 31, 2015 12:25 PM |

Dr Ming Lim involved in new project

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Figures from University feature on King Richard III Pall

Figures from University feature on King Richard III Pall

Posted by ap507 at Mar 30, 2015 11:45 AM |

Embroidered cloth covered coffin now on display at Leicester Cathedral

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A eulogy for Richard III

A eulogy for Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Mar 27, 2015 11:40 AM |

Professor Gordon Campbell's eulogy for the last Plantagenet king orated during the reinterment of Richard III on Thursday 26 March

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