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New History Lab presents History Idol: Leicester's Got Talent

New History Lab presents History Idol: Leicester's Got Talent

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 02, 2011 11:33 AM |

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.

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Big names and tasty cakes in New History Lab's spring programme

Big names and tasty cakes in New History Lab's spring programme

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 26, 2011 12:01 PM |

Highlights of the NHL this term include Mr Jonathan Foyle, Ms Julie Etchingham and Mrs Victoria Sponge!

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Victorian studies seminar this Thursday

Victorian studies seminar this Thursday

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 17, 2011 03:25 PM |

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.

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Turkeys Part III: Wattle they think of next?

Turkeys Part III: Wattle they think of next?

Posted by mjs76 at Dec 23, 2010 11:05 AM |

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.

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Archiving Leicester, one piece at a time

Archiving Leicester, one piece at a time

Posted by pt91 at Dec 23, 2010 10:55 AM |

The My Leicestershire Digital Archive team had a busy time of it a couple of weeks ago.

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Turkeys Part II: From bishop's novelty to family favourite

Turkeys Part II: From bishop's novelty to family favourite

Posted by mjs76 at Dec 22, 2010 11:45 AM |

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.

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