Centre for Urban History at Leicester

Established in 1985, the Centre for Urban History (CUH) is a specialist research centre for the historical study of towns and cities which attracts scholars and students from around the world.

The Centre is part of the School of History, Politics and International Relations.

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Black History Season 2013 celebrated at Leicester

Black History Season 2013 celebrated at Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Sep 27, 2013 04:50 PM |

Global, Colonial and Postcolonial Research Group hosts events throughout October and November

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From Romans to ‘Ring Rain’: Leicester’s Festival of Postgraduate Research returns

From Romans to ‘Ring Rain’: Leicester’s Festival of Postgraduate Research returns

Posted by er134 at Jun 19, 2013 02:40 PM |

Cutting edge research on display at the University of Leicester on 27 June 2013

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Manufacturing Pasts: Leicester’s 20th Century Transformation

Posted by pt91 at May 01, 2013 10:50 PM |

A heritage project chronicling Leicester’s post-war industrial boom has been launched online by the University

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Urban History


Urban History, published by Cambridge Journals, is edited from the Centre for Urban History

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Celebrate the diverse range of history being studied in the School along with tea and homemade cake!