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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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Richard III, College Court and University arts centre celebrated at regional tourism awards

Richard III, College Court and University arts centre celebrated at regional tourism awards

Posted by pt91 at Nov 06, 2015 03:40 PM |

Projects involving our University score gold awards

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Study into German prisoners of war in Leicester after Second World War

Study into German prisoners of war in Leicester after Second World War

Posted by ap507 at Oct 30, 2015 11:15 AM |

Student seeks to interview people throughout Leicestershire

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Funny bones: macabre humour in the ‘Dance of Death’

Funny bones: macabre humour in the ‘Dance of Death’

Posted by ap507 at Oct 30, 2015 11:55 AM |

In time for Halloween, the Victorian ‘Death’s Doings’ in the University’s Special Collections shows images of Death as a character toying with the living

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Leicester remembers campaigner for interfaith understanding

Leicester remembers campaigner for interfaith understanding

Posted by ap507 at Oct 28, 2015 12:11 PM |

Series of memorial events from 2 November pays tribute to Holocaust educator

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Leicester Cathedral named one of the top five most haunted places in the Midlands

Leicester Cathedral named one of the top five most haunted places in the Midlands

Posted by ap507 at Oct 28, 2015 10:20 AM |

Richard III's ghost ranked among the spookiest sightings in the region

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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!

British Library project awarded new accolade

British Library project awarded new accolade

A digital project that showcases the lives of remarkable British scientists has won a second prestigious accolade.

‘Voices of Science’, created by a team including Dr Sally Horrocks from the School of History has been awarded the Ayrton Prize, after a vote by members of the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS). This new prize, being awarded for the first time recognises outstanding web projects and digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine. More information on this award can be found here.