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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Leicester Cultural Quarter’s post-industrial past to be explored

Leicester Cultural Quarter’s post-industrial past to be explored

Posted by ap507 at Feb 07, 2014 02:05 PM |

Creative writers working with archivists to explore local people’s personal connections with post-industrial sites in the East Midlands

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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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Reflecting on the significance of oral history in Leicester

Reflecting on the significance of oral history in Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Dec 23, 2013 12:30 PM |

2013 marks the 30th anniversary of oral history collection in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

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Urban History


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

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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!