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Leicester Abbey and the missing remains of Cardinal Wolsey, right-hand man to Henry VIII

Leicester Abbey and the missing remains of Cardinal Wolsey, right-hand man to Henry VIII

Posted by ap507 at May 18, 2015 01:21 PM |

We may have identified the remains of Richard III, but many other famous figures remain lost to the tides of history…

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Holocaust awareness event to pay tribute to liberators of Belsen camp

Holocaust awareness event to pay tribute to liberators of Belsen camp

Posted by ap507 at May 08, 2015 01:15 PM |

Free public lecture to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War to take place on 13 May

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University celebrates milestone 100 articles on The Conversation

University celebrates milestone 100 articles on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Apr 29, 2015 12:40 PM |

Leicester academics publish 100 articles on global platform, providing expert opinion pieces in response to topical news

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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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‘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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University features in Service of Reveal for King Richard III

University features in Service of Reveal for King Richard III

Posted by pt91 at Mar 30, 2015 04:03 PM |

Event at Leicester Cathedral on Friday 27 March reflects on work of the University

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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