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Relive the amazing discovery of King Richard III

Relive the amazing discovery of King Richard III

Posted by pt91 at Feb 04, 2015 12:05 AM |

Experience the discovery, identification and knowledge at public open day on 21 March

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Free online course provides insights into Richard III reinterment

Free online course provides insights into Richard III reinterment

Posted by ap507 at Jan 28, 2015 12:05 PM |

University and FutureLearn launch MOOC to explore 15th century England in build up to reburial

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Leicestershire girls challenged to uncover the story behind Richard III

Leicestershire girls challenged to uncover the story behind Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Jan 16, 2015 01:00 PM |

Girlguiding Leicestershire launches new Richard III challenge badge in partnership with University of Leicester and Leicester Cathedral

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Christmas 'mega-jams' have been caused by shopping sprees for decades

Christmas 'mega-jams' have been caused by shopping sprees for decades

Posted by ap507 at Dec 22, 2014 11:05 AM |

Professor Simon Gunn discusses how the desperate scramble for presents has changed very little since the 1950s

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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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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