Centre for Urban History at Leicester

Established in 1985, the Centre for Urban History (CUH) is a specialist research centre of international academic excellence which attracts MA and PhD students from around the world. The Centre maintains active links with academics and research institutions across the globe.

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New walking trail encourages children to discover Leicester’s hidden gems

New walking trail encourages children to discover Leicester’s hidden gems

Posted by pt91 at Sep 30, 2016 03:45 PM |

'Look at Leicester' created by Leicester City Council in partnership with the University of Leicester

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Legacy of Smigielski on post-war central Leicester to be explored in symposium

Legacy of Smigielski on post-war central Leicester to be explored in symposium

Posted by pt91 at Jun 02, 2016 12:40 PM |

Free two-day event to take place on 1 and 2 July

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Leicester could be a ‘champion of globalisation’ thanks to Premier League success

Leicester could be a ‘champion of globalisation’ thanks to Premier League success

Posted by pt91 at May 17, 2016 04:33 PM |

City now has unique brand that appeals worldwide, according to urban history researcher

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