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From Christmas busts to travelling Viking women...

From Christmas busts to travelling Viking women...

Posted by ap507 at Dec 19, 2014 12:15 PM |

Talking points: a roundup of latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts

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Leicester cited for achieving biggest scientific achievement of 2014

Leicester cited for achieving biggest scientific achievement of 2014

Posted by pt91 at Dec 18, 2014 03:10 PM |

Distinction for study that analysed Richard III's DNA and genealogy

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‘Let my people go!’

‘Let my people go!’

Posted by ap507 at Dec 17, 2014 12:11 PM |

Professor John Coffey discusses how the real story of Exodus incited social revolution

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Leicestershire & Rutland remember WW1

Leicestershire & Rutland remember WW1

Posted by ap507 at Dec 08, 2014 11:35 AM |

Over 2 hours of audio recorded with people who lived through the First World War made available by East Midlands Oral History Archive

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Talking points: a roundup of latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts

Talking points: a roundup of latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts

Posted by ap507 at Dec 05, 2014 04:45 PM |

From the next installment in the 007 franchise to shortages in people training to be teachers in the UK, Leicester experts give their thoughts on topical issues

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Public ballot for invitations to King Richard lll Services

Public ballot for invitations to King Richard lll Services

Posted by ap507 at Dec 05, 2014 11:40 AM |

Ballot open on Friday 12 December to enter random selection to attend reinterment services in March 2015

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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