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

Oldest tortoise bone discovered by Leicester archaeologist

Oldest tortoise bone discovered by Leicester archaeologist

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 14, 2010 02:55 PM |

This story is actually far more fascinating than it sounds.

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Talks and tours from University of Leicester archaeologists

Talks and tours from University of Leicester archaeologists

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 13, 2010 04:34 PM |

Part of this month's Festival of Leicestershire and Rutland Archaeology.

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Excavations and open day at Iron Age hillfort

Excavations and open day at Iron Age hillfort

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 18, 2010 12:35 PM |

Archaeologists from the University of Leicester have been given permission to excavate a local Iron Age hillfort – and to show people round on Sunday.

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Digging up the West Bank

Digging up the West Bank

Posted by mjs76 at May 24, 2010 03:33 PM |

Leicester student’s archaeology project teaches Palestinian teenagers about their local heritage.

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University of Leicester wins bid to host major archaeological conference

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 01:45 PM |

Leicester has beaten Quebec and Mexico City to host one of the most prestigious archaeological conferences in North America. Yes, you read that right.

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University announces new Vice-Chancellor

University announces new Vice-Chancellor

Posted by pt91 |

Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council and President of Science Europe, Professor Paul Boyle, to succeed Professor Sir Bob Burgess in October

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