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200 stories of life during First World War now live

200 stories of life during First World War now live

Posted by ap507 at Jun 06, 2014 10:15 AM |

School of History academics contribute expertise to BBC project

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New 3D representation of Richard III’s spine

New 3D representation of Richard III’s spine

Posted by pt91 at May 30, 2014 09:05 AM |

Academic paper in The Lancet reveals exact nature of King’s curvature of the spine

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‘Go berserk’ with new book about runic language

‘Go berserk’ with new book about runic language

Posted by ap507 at May 28, 2014 12:20 PM |

Dr Martin Findell publishes new book ‘Runes’ to accompany major British Museum Viking exhibition

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Star Trek and The Clangers inspire a life in science reveals oral history project

Star Trek and The Clangers inspire a life in science reveals oral history project

Posted by ap507 at May 28, 2014 11:40 AM |

Dr Sally Horrocks plays key role in collaborative project

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Richard III Judicial Review decision

Richard III Judicial Review decision

Posted by pt91 at May 23, 2014 10:10 AM |

High Court upholds Ministry of Justice licence that was granted to the University of Leicester, permitting reinterment at Leicester Cathedral

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Research and theatre to tell the stories of the Rwandan genocide

Research and theatre to tell the stories of the Rwandan genocide

Posted by ap507 at May 22, 2014 12:48 PM |

Concluding events for the ‘Rwanda Remembered’ seminar series to take place Wednesday 28 May

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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!

The English Urban Renaissance Revisited

Symposium celebrating 25 yrs since the publication of Peter Borsay’s book and exploring the continued relevance of the ‘English Urban Renaissance’.

Friday 18 July 2014

English Urban Renaissance portlet

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Call for Papers

The Carceral Archipelago:
Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960

13-15 September 2015

This conference will bring together historians and associated researchers of penal settlements and colonies from all over the world.

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