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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 4 - 10 June

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 4 - 10 June

Posted by ap507 at Jun 10, 2015 12:10 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover trade unions, the UK's political system and the problematic 'boob job' consultation process

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The history of Leicester's printing press

The history of Leicester's printing press

Posted by ap507 at Jun 05, 2015 03:45 PM |

Dr John Hinks discusses the ups and downs of Leicester's printing press - from the first newspaper, the 'Leicester Journal', to the modern-day success of Leicester Print Workshop

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American Studies student to take the long way home for charity

American Studies student to take the long way home for charity

Posted by pt91 at Jun 03, 2015 10:40 AM |

Graduating student to cycle across five countries in support of Sue Ryder

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Leicester reaches one million readers on The Conversation

Leicester reaches one million readers on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at May 22, 2015 03:55 PM |

Academic articles receive a significant number of readers on global platform, providing expert opinion in response to topical news

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Richard lll brings almost £60 million to city

Richard lll brings almost £60 million to city

Posted by ap507 at May 19, 2015 04:22 PM |

Discovery of Last Plantagenet king brought in more than £59 million to Leicester’s economy from the time of the discovery to the reinterment

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Leicester Abbey and the missing remains of Cardinal Wolsey, right-hand man to Henry VIII

Leicester Abbey and the missing remains of Cardinal Wolsey, right-hand man to Henry VIII

Posted by ap507 at May 18, 2015 01:21 PM |

We may have identified the remains of Richard III, but many other famous figures remain lost to the tides of history…

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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.

Holy War Lecture

The School of History is pleased to announce a lecture by visiting scholar Professor Philippe Buc of the University of Vienna entitled 'Theology, Holy War and History in the West from the European Middle Ages to the Recent Past'. The event is open to all and further details can be found here

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