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Blog Entry New History Lab presents History Idol: Leicester's Got Talent
When not down the pub or eating cake, the gang at our New History Lab are always looking for new ways to explore and discuss each other’s research. This Friday, they’re putting things to the vote.
Located in News and Events / / 2011 Archive / February
Blog Entry Big names and tasty cakes in New History Lab's spring programme
Highlights of the NHL this term include Mr Jonathan Foyle, Ms Julie Etchingham and Mrs Victoria Sponge!
Located in News and Events / / 2011 Archive / January
Blog Entry Victorian studies seminar this Thursday
The inaugural meeting of the Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar (MIVSS) takes place this Thursday 20 January here at the University of Leicester. This free event is open to all scholars of the Victorian period from any and every discipline.
Located in News and Events / / 2011 Archive / January
Blog Entry Turkeys Part III: Wattle they think of next?
For the third and final part of our journey into turkeyness with PhD student Brooklynne Fothergill, we take a look at the state of turkeys today and also the state of turkey remains. And indeed, the turkeys that remain in the States.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry Turkeys Part II: From bishop's novelty to family favourite
In the second part of our epic exploration of turkeys, based on the PhD research of Brooklynne Fothergill, we look at how turkeys crossed the Atlantic – twice.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry Turkeys Part I: The reason why cranberry jelly was invented
On 25 December when you’re tucking into a slice of hot roast turkey*, spare a thought for the history of this noble bird. Native to North America, imported to Europe, re-imported to America, it has been a status symbol, even a god – and now it’s lying on your plate next to some roast parsnips.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry Discovering the Amazon: Leicester researcher in startling photo find
It’s a glimpse of a bygone age: two native Amazonians shown in half-length front and profile shots. These are anthropological photographs taken to be scrutinised by some of the leading figures of Victorian society.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry New book on genetic heritage of Vikings: it's one Thingwall after another
Between 2002 and 2007, researchers from the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham conducted an epic research project into the genetic influence of Vikings in Northwest England.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry Like sport? Then you'll love the army
Is there any truth to a popular belief? For the first time ever the relationship between sport and the military over a long period of time is analysed in a new book.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry This lab is your lab: From Glastonbury mud to Salisbury Road
A noted historian singing Woody Guthrie numbers for his lecture? It can only be the University of Leicester's New History Lab.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December

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