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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The history of framework knitting comes to life with new app

The history of framework knitting comes to life with new app

Posted by ap507 at May 08, 2014 12:05 PM |

Research collaboration produces free app

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Building and Enriching Shared Heritages

Building and Enriching Shared Heritages

Posted by ap507 at Apr 09, 2014 04:35 PM |

New website launched that provides information for community groups involved with heritage projects

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The Sounds of the Cultural Quarter

The Sounds of the Cultural Quarter

Posted by er134 at Mar 21, 2014 04:25 PM |

New project to investigate sounds of Leicester's past and present

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CUH Journal

Urban History


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

CUH Journal

The New History Lab

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