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Tales of migration lead to unique international project

Tales of migration lead to unique international project

Posted by ap507 at Mar 02, 2015 03:50 PM |

South Asian Histories and Cultures to be explored in a British Council sponsored event at the University

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The Myths of King Richard III and Dracula

The Myths of King Richard III and Dracula

Posted by ap507 at Mar 02, 2015 11:24 AM |

Academic expert to examine the creation of literary monsters at University events

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Richard III’s story to be told to Leicester’s schoolchildren

Richard III’s story to be told to Leicester’s schoolchildren

Posted by ap507 at Feb 27, 2015 12:33 PM |

‘King in the Classroom’ project aims to teach local schoolchildren about the genetic and archaeological research behind the discovery

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Schoolchildren to create bags to hold bones of Richard III

Schoolchildren to create bags to hold bones of Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Feb 13, 2015 12:00 AM |

Schoolchildren from King Richard III Infant School play a part in historic event

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Video reveals potential ‘killer blow’ to King Richard III

Video reveals potential ‘killer blow’ to King Richard III

Posted by pt91 at Feb 13, 2015 12:30 AM |

University of Leicester video shows injury on inside of skull

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Talking points: a range of topics tackled by academics this week

Talking points: a range of topics tackled by academics this week

Posted by ap507 at Feb 05, 2015 04:45 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover Wolf Hall, police corruption, the start of the anthropocene, tracking lost ships, China's one child policy and a short history of Leicestershire

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The New History Lab

The New History Lab

Celebrate the diverse range of history being studied in the School along with tea and homemade cake!

NEW: AHRC Fully Funded Doctoral Studentships in History

The School of History is now advertising three new fully funded Postgraduate Studentships and would like to hear from potential students interested in working with major partners (the British Library and the National Maritime Museum) on these exciting projects. Full details can be found on the CDP page.

Boughton House and Lamport Hall Internship

The School of History is pleased to announce the opening of an internship scheme in collaboration with Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust and Lamport Hall Preservation Trust to assist a student at the University of Leicester reading for one of the MA programmes offered by the Department of History both financially and to give them experience working in an historic house on a country estate. Applications are welcome and further details are available

CArchipelago Conference

We are pleased to share the programme for our upcoming conference entitled The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960. Further information including a draft programme is now available

Conference: Mortality, Care and Military Welfare during the British Civil Wars

This exciting international conference organised by the University of Leicester’s Centre for English Local History will celebrate the opening of the National Civil War Centre at Newark Museum, Nottinghamshire, on 7-8 August 2015.

 

Civil War Conference