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 Story of Leicester

The Story of Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Dec 13, 2013 02:10 PM |

Siobhan Begley publishes new book on the last 2,000 years of Leicester

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Explore Leicester's Cultural Quarter with new educational app

Explore Leicester's Cultural Quarter with new educational app

Posted by ap507 at Nov 29, 2013 01:00 PM |

New collaboration with Phoenix and Cuttlefish takes smartphone users on a trip back to Leicester’s industrial past

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Unlocking the value of historic buildings

Unlocking the value of historic buildings

Posted by ap507 at Nov 27, 2013 09:52 AM |

Lecture on how to make good returns from historic buildings on Wednesday 27 November

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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!