News and events

This is the official blog of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester. You will find here news about the School, events we organise and other interesting pieces of information on archaeology and history. Watch this space!

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News and Events

News from the Ancient History & Archaeology Society

News from the Ancient History & Archaeology Society

Posted by jh720 at Jun 14, 2019 06:38 PM |

AHAS president Jo Instone-Brewer's round up of this year's events

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Unearthing the bare bones of Roman rural life in the English countryside

Unearthing the bare bones of Roman rural life in the English countryside

Posted by jh720 at Jun 07, 2019 01:30 PM |

New collaboration at Chester Farm, Northamptonshire

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Athena SWAN success for the School

Athena SWAN success for the School

Posted by jh720 at May 31, 2019 11:54 AM |

School wins Athena SWAN Bronze Award

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The allure of pink dolphins, and the poetics of the Amazon

The allure of pink dolphins, and the poetics of the Amazon

Posted by jh720 at Apr 05, 2019 02:55 PM |

Dr Alice Samson tell us about her recent South American research trip

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Documentary about elephant that inspired 'Dumbo' and stars School researcher wins international award

Documentary about elephant that inspired 'Dumbo' and stars School researcher wins international award

Posted by jh720 at Mar 29, 2019 11:50 AM |

'Jumbo: the Life of an Elephant Superstar' wins category at the Canadian Academy Screen Awards

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Current Archaeology Awards 'Research Project of the Year' win

Current Archaeology Awards 'Research Project of the Year' win

Posted by jh720 at Mar 21, 2019 04:56 PM |

Professor Ian Armit part of project team which won prestigious honour

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Earliest Islamic site in Qatar found in collaborative project

Earliest Islamic site in Qatar found in collaborative project

Posted by jh720 at Mar 15, 2019 01:15 PM |

School staff, UCL Qatar and Qatar Museums join forces!

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School building (unofficially!) renamed after Kathleen Kenyon

School building (unofficially!) renamed after Kathleen Kenyon

Posted by jh720 at Mar 08, 2019 05:04 PM |

Part of our International Women's Day celebrations

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Join the School's IWD celebrations!

Join the School's IWD celebrations!

Posted by jh720 at Mar 04, 2019 10:44 AM |

International Women's Day activities on Wednesday 6 March

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Artefact to Art, the competition for creative kids, is back!

Artefact to Art, the competition for creative kids, is back!

Posted by jh720 at Feb 22, 2019 05:25 PM |

Open for submissions until 22 March 2019

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Archaeological Survey at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus

Archaeological Survey at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus

Posted by jh720 at Feb 15, 2019 01:26 PM |

Typhoons, Tornadoes, mosquitoes and monuments!

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MA Commonwealth Scholarships for Distance Learning

MA Commonwealth Scholarships for Distance Learning

Posted by jh720 at Feb 08, 2019 05:00 PM |

Applications now open

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Congratulations to January 2019 Graduates!

Congratulations to January 2019 Graduates!

Posted by jh720 at Feb 01, 2019 04:52 PM |

35 students graduated across many courses last month

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Finds Club

Finds Club

Posted by jh720 at Jan 25, 2019 02:44 PM |

Finds Club restarts in 2019 with Bradgate Park pottery

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Leicester goes to TAG 2018

Leicester goes to TAG 2018

Posted by jh720 at Jan 11, 2019 06:04 PM |

Staff and students attend conference at the University of Chester

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From Santorini to Pompeii: adventures of a Distance Learner

From Santorini to Pompeii: adventures of a Distance Learner

Posted by stj3 at Dec 06, 2018 01:00 PM |

DL MA student Simona's travels round the Classical Mediterranean

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Dr Mac to speak at HistFest 2018

Dr Mac to speak at HistFest 2018

Posted by stj3 at Dec 06, 2018 09:55 AM |

SAAH's Dr Naoíse Mac Sweeney goes to a brand-new history festival in London

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Current Archaeology Award nominations!

Current Archaeology Award nominations!

Posted by stj3 at Dec 03, 2018 01:55 PM |

School research features in CAA 2019 top Research Project nominations

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Roman life book launch!

Roman life book launch!

Posted by stj3 at Nov 27, 2018 08:45 PM |

New book for schools reveals what life was like in Roman Leicester

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Leicester ancient history goes to Ghana

Leicester ancient history goes to Ghana

Posted by stj3 at Nov 08, 2018 11:21 AM |

Naoíse Mac Sweeney presents at the inaugural meeting of the Classical Association of Ghana

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