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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The history of Leicester's printing press

The history of Leicester's printing press

Posted by ap507 at Jun 05, 2015 03:45 PM |

Dr John Hinks discusses the ups and downs of Leicester's printing press - from the first newspaper, the 'Leicester Journal', to the modern-day success of Leicester Print Workshop

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‘Hidden Stories’ book launch celebrates Leicester’s and Glossop’s De-industrial Past

‘Hidden Stories’ book launch celebrates Leicester’s and Glossop’s De-industrial Past

Posted by ap507 at Mar 31, 2015 12:25 PM |

Dr Ming Lim involved in new project

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Tales of migration lead to unique international project

Tales of migration lead to unique international project

Posted by ap507 at Mar 02, 2015 03:50 PM |

South Asian Histories and Cultures to be explored in a British Council sponsored event at the University

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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!