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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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Bishop of Leicester praises Richard III discovery for becoming 'a nation's story'

Bishop of Leicester praises Richard III discovery for becoming 'a nation's story'

Posted by ap507 at Mar 27, 2015 10:50 AM |

The Right Reverend Tim Stevens praises the discovery of the king under the car park in his speech during the reinterment of Richard III ceremony on Thursday 26 March

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Richard III experts discuss how the project illustrates university research is changing for the better

Richard III experts discuss how the project illustrates university research is changing for the better

Posted by ap507 at Mar 26, 2015 05:10 PM |

A roundup of opinion pieces from Richard III experts

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Image highlights from the reinterment of Richard III

Image highlights from the reinterment of Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Mar 26, 2015 04:30 PM |

Photo slideshow from the monumental event on Thursday 26 March

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HM The Queen thanks University of Leicester in message for Richard III reinterment

HM The Queen thanks University of Leicester in message for Richard III reinterment

Posted by ap507 at Mar 26, 2015 12:50 PM |

Describes the event on 26 March as being 'of great national and international significance'

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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 pt91 at Mar 24, 2015 04:55 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover ultrafast broadband access, the world’s finest-scale genetic map, thinking small in business, the BBC drama ‘Banished’, enforcing corruption legislation and what the eye tells us about the brain

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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

Carceral Archipelago Conference 13-16 September draft programme now available. 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