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Christmas toys and festive joys: Yuletide memories from the twentieth century

Christmas toys and festive joys: Yuletide memories from the twentieth century

Posted by ap507 at Dec 18, 2015 11:45 AM |

East Midlands Oral History Archive features recordings about Christmas from the 1930s and 40s

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Bake a 19th century mince pie with this old-time Christmas recipe

Bake a 19th century mince pie with this old-time Christmas recipe

Posted by ap507 at Dec 21, 2015 11:55 AM |

Historical recipe in the University's Special Collections shows festive baked good has been highly regarded for centuries

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British Library project awarded new accolade

British Library project awarded new accolade

Posted by ap507 at Dec 10, 2015 02:04 PM |

‘Voices of Science’ digital showcase is praised for its contribution to the scholarly landscape and public engagement

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Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

Posted by cws7 at Dec 03, 2015 10:17 AM |

This year, the Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival runs from December 4 through to December 10. The festival will feature art, film, music, presentations and debates on a range of issues concerning human rights, Leicester, Britain and the world.

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The human legacy of American troops in Leicester

The human legacy of American troops in Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Dec 02, 2015 11:44 AM |

Student appeals for local memories of Americans in Leicester during World War Two

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Digital showcase wins prestigious award

Digital showcase wins prestigious award

Posted by ap507 at Dec 01, 2015 01:22 PM |

Project involving historian praised for bringing history of science to the public

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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.