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Events to mark 50th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death

Events to mark 50th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death

Posted by ap507 at Jan 13, 2016 10:20 AM |

Film screenings and book groups throughout January celebrate life of Brideshead Revisited author

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2015 in news -  a selection of key stories from across the year

2015 in news - a selection of key stories from across the year

Posted by ap507 at Dec 21, 2015 03:40 PM |

News highlights from throughout 2015

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Bake a 19th century mince pie with this old-time Christmas recipe

Bake a 19th century mince pie with this old-time Christmas recipe

Posted by ap507 at Dec 21, 2015 11:55 AM |

Historical recipe in the University's Special Collections shows festive baked good has been highly regarded for centuries

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Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

Posted by cws7 at Dec 03, 2015 10:17 AM |

This year, the Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival runs from December 4 through to December 10. The festival will feature art, film, music, presentations and debates on a range of issues concerning human rights, Leicester, Britain and the world.

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 26 November - 2 December

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 26 November - 2 December

Posted by ap507 at Nov 30, 2015 04:17 PM |

The latest opinion piece from Leicester experts covers medieval attitudes towards sex

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Scarman lecture: Unlocking the past – from conflict to reform in the Northern Ireland Prison Service

Scarman lecture: Unlocking the past – from conflict to reform in the Northern Ireland Prison Service

Posted by cws7 at Nov 27, 2015 09:50 AM |

This Scarman Lecture will focus on the challenges of reforming prisons in post-conflict Northern Ireland.

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Origins of Pepys’s famous diary unravelled

Origins of Pepys’s famous diary unravelled

Posted by pt91 at Nov 23, 2015 11:04 AM |

Dr Kate Loveman discusses significant seventeenth-century source on 26 November

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Does it make a difference if a writer is male or female?

Does it make a difference if a writer is male or female?

Posted by ap507 at Nov 12, 2015 11:55 AM |

Expert panel to discuss role of gender in literature on 13 November

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Extraordinary artist to be celebrated at literary festival

Extraordinary artist to be celebrated at literary festival

Posted by ap507 at Nov 11, 2015 03:05 PM |

Event reflects on Rigby Graham’s contribution to British art

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Oxford Professor to explore the mystery of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland on the 150th anniversary of its publication

Oxford Professor to explore the mystery of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland on the 150th anniversary of its publication

Posted by ap507 at Nov 10, 2015 10:56 AM |

Free event takes place as part of the Literary Leicester festival at the Peter Williams Lecture Theatre on 14 November

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