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

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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Janie Masseglia getting people cursing at the Ashmolean

Janie Masseglia getting people cursing at the Ashmolean

Posted by stj3 at Nov 07, 2018 02:35 PM |

Ancient History lecturer Janie Masseglia participates in Latin reading and writing event at the Ashmolean Museum

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Beyond the Three Age System: a major new School project

Beyond the Three Age System: a major new School project

Posted by stj3 at Nov 01, 2018 09:45 AM |

New Leverhulme Trust funded project aims to transform how we think about the role of material things in the past

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The mystery bones of Bradgate Park

The mystery bones of Bradgate Park

Posted by stj3 at Oct 31, 2018 02:30 PM |

Mystery deposit of horse bones revealed in excavation of aristocratic stables at Bradgate Park

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First Year students enjoy field trip to Creswell Crags

Posted by stj3 at Oct 19, 2018 09:25 AM |

First Year students enjoy field trip to Creswell Crags Palaeolithic site

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AHRC Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU students

AHRC Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU students

Posted by stj3 at Oct 10, 2018 11:22 AM |

AHRC-funded PhD places potentially available in the School of Archaeology & Ancient History through the M4C Doctoral Training Partnership

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Leicester to train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Leicester to train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Posted by pt91 at Aug 17, 2018 03:11 PM |

Leicester is part of a Midlands universities partnership that will create 460 new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region over the next five years

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Richard III Geneticist leads DNA search to identify 'the man who shaped early America'

Richard III Geneticist leads DNA search to identify 'the man who shaped early America'

Posted by ew205 at Jul 30, 2018 12:20 PM |

Professor Turi King in Jamestown Rediscovery project

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Stibbe Roman mosaic to go on public display for first time

Stibbe Roman mosaic to go on public display for first time

Posted by ap507 at Jul 12, 2018 09:30 AM |

Free exhibition showcasing Leicester’s Roman past will be running at BBC Radio Leicester studio between 16 – 27 July

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Shedding new light on drinking and eating habits in the Roman world

Shedding new light on drinking and eating habits in the Roman world

Posted by ap507 at Jun 11, 2018 09:44 AM |

International research network exploring new ways of processing millions of Roman artefacts associated with the consumption of food and drink

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New archaeological excavations to start at Bradgate Park

New archaeological excavations to start at Bradgate Park

Posted by ap507 at May 21, 2018 09:35 AM |

Free public event on Sunday 1 July to reveal new discoveries at popular attraction

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