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Bible from the era of Richard III to mark reinterment ceremony

Bible from the era of Richard III to mark reinterment ceremony

Posted by ap507 at Mar 20, 2015 12:05 AM |

500-year-old Bible from University of Leicester Special Collections forms part of Service of Compline at Leicester Cathedral

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Richard III – interest in India!

Richard III – interest in India!

Posted by ap507 at Mar 19, 2015 10:55 AM |

Teenager sports emblem from University of Leicester discovery

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The coffining of the mortal remains of King Richard III

The coffining of the mortal remains of King Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Mar 16, 2015 01:30 PM |

Event took place on Sunday 15 March

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Factual and fictional portrayals of Richard III to be explored

Factual and fictional portrayals of Richard III to be explored

Posted by ap507 at Mar 13, 2015 11:16 AM |

Public open day on Saturday 21 March to explore what we really know about the last Plantagenet King

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Archaeologists identify ingredients for food served during Richard III’s reign

Archaeologists identify ingredients for food served during Richard III’s reign

Posted by ap507 at Mar 12, 2015 12:55 PM |

Museum volunteers recreate medieval recipes using University research for an event at Jewry Wall Museum on Sunday 22 March

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New book 'The Bones of a King' to be published

New book 'The Bones of a King' to be published

Posted by pt91 at Mar 19, 2015 04:50 PM |

The Grey Friars research team with Professor Lin Foxhall and Maev Kennedy to publish book exploring for the first time the complete story behind the identification of Richard III

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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