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Cast of ancient skull of Bede, the 'Father of English history', rediscovered

Cast of ancient skull of Bede, the 'Father of English history', rediscovered

Posted by ap507 at Sep 04, 2015 12:10 PM |

‘The Skull of Bede’ exhibition to open on Tuesday 8 September 2015 at Bede’s World, Jarrow

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The impact of diasporas within the UK and across the globe to be examined at conference

The impact of diasporas within the UK and across the globe to be examined at conference

Posted by ap507 at Sep 02, 2015 11:30 AM |

Researchers at the Universities of Leicester and Oxford join forces to present The Impact of Diasporas at the Royal Geographical Society, London

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Leicester reaches 1.5 million readers on The Conversation

Leicester reaches 1.5 million readers on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Aug 27, 2015 02:25 PM |

Opinion pieces written by Leicester academics receive a significant number of readers on global platform, providing expert opinion in response to topical news

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Heritage panels telling history of Leicester to be installed around city

Heritage panels telling history of Leicester to be installed around city

Posted by ap507 at Aug 26, 2015 04:29 PM |

Panel text written by Colin Hyde from the East Midlands Oral History Archive based on research at sites in the city centre and suburbs

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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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Conference to explore the lasting scars of conflict

Conference to explore the lasting scars of conflict

Posted by ap507 at Aug 06, 2015 01:10 PM |

Effects of British Civil Wars to be explored at conference between 7-8 August

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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.

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