Our Previous Research Projects

Besides our current research projects the School of Archaeology & Ancient History staff at Leicester have been involved in a number of completed major field and research projects in recent years, in different parts of the world. Below is a selection of these projects, including our leading role in the discovery and identification of Richard III:

 


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Addressing the Invisible: Recycling, Glass and Technological Practice in the 1st Millennium AD

 




Cesenatico 2008

Ad Novas - Cesenatico, Archaeological Research Project

 

 

 


Big Data thumbnailBig Data on the Roman Table

 

 

 


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British and Irish Prehistory in their European Context

 

 

 


MacSweeney cultural heritageCultural Heritage and Peacebuilding

 

 

 


The Cultured Rainforest thumbnailThe Cultured Rainforest Project

 

 

 


Desert Migrations

 

 

 


Fazzan Project thumbnailThe Fazzan Project

 

 

 


Frome Hoard thumbnailThe Frome Hoard

 

 

 


The Hallaton Treasure Project

 

 

 

 


Hoarding thumbnailHoarding in Iron Age and Roman Britain

 

 

 


The Impact of Diasporas thumbnailThe Impact of Diasporas on the Making of Britain: evidence, memories, inventions

 

 

 


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Landlord Villages of the Tehran Plain

 

 

 


jain250.jpgMapping Faith and Place

 

 

 


Exmoor Minilith ExcavationThe Miniliths of Exmoor

 

 

 


Nile thumbnailThe Nile in the Western Imagination

 

 

 


People and Spaces thumbnailPeople and Spaces in Roman military bases

 

 

 


Peopling the Desert thumbnailPeopling the Desert

 

 

 


Pompeian Houses thumbnailPompeian Houses and Households

 

 

 


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(Re)dating Danebury Hillfort and Later Prehistoric Settlements in the Environs

 

 

 


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Pseudo-Skylax - A 'Scientific' Geographer

 

 

 


RIII portrait and skullRichard III

 

 

 


Spice Trade thumbnailRoman and Islamic Spice Trade

 

 

 


Tracing Networks thumbnail

Tracing Networks: Craft Traditions in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond

 

 

 


2011 trench view from westWallingford Burh to Borough

 

 

 


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AHRC Midlands3Cities

PhD funding for UK/EU students

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership is awarding up to 80 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) PhD studentships for UK/EU applicants for October 2018 entry.
  1. Submit a pre-application form to express interest in PhD study, or contact Adam (PGR administrator) with any questions.
  2. Attend the M3C Application Writing workshop at Leicester on 18 November (view details, or book a place)
Funding application deadline: Monday 15 January 2018
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Research Seminars

The School Research Seminars take place on Wednesdays. Join us for tea and cake in the foyer at 4pm; the talk follows at 4.30pm in Bennett Building Lecture Theatre 10 (BEN LT10).

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