History at Leicester

  • Town Centre
  • Belvoir Castle
  • Guildhall
  • Harborough Church & School
  • War Memorial
  • Vaughan Porch
  • King Richard III

We have a wide range of study opportunities at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have an excellent reputation for teaching and our dedication to providing an exceptional student experience can be seen through our consistently strong performance in the National Student Survey.

The expertise of our staff is highlighted by our strong publication record and reputation for research of outstanding quality, work editing leading academic journals and recent grant successes. Our research centres are internationally-known and we maintain an active research community across the School.

Studying for a History degree at Leicester, you will learn from the leading academics in their field, thus ensuring you take a course that is both challenging and rewarding, which is taught in a vibrant and friendly environment.

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Beyond PhD: conference

Read the full report (PDF) on the event 'Beyond PhD: Post-doctoral Fellowships and Career Development in the Arts and Humanities', held at College Court on 19 May 2014.

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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