October 2011

The true face of Roman Egypt to be explored in public lecture

The true face of Roman Egypt to be explored in public lecture

Posted by fi17 at Oct 31, 2011 11:40 AM |

Dr Colin Adams discusses the bias in Tacitus' view of Egypt and its people

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 30, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 31 October to Sunday 6 November 2011.

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Crime and corruption: the downside to democracy?

Crime and corruption: the downside to democracy?

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 28, 2011 04:55 PM |

New book by Leicester academic examines the link between democratisation and crime.

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Book of childhood memories marks a unique year for University couple

Book of childhood memories marks a unique year for University couple

Posted by pt91 at Oct 28, 2011 03:00 PM |

University of Leicester graduate Elvina Hill has just published Whimberries on the Coity, a lively and moving portrait of life in a coal-mining community in South Wales launched at the Heritage Centre in Blaenavon.

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University of Leicester in the news: 10 October - 19 October 2011

University of Leicester in the news: 10 October - 19 October 2011

Posted by fi17 at Oct 28, 2011 03:30 PM |

A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media

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The economics of Africa: Leicester expert presents papers at major international conference

The economics of Africa: Leicester expert presents papers at major international conference

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 28, 2011 10:16 AM |

Dr Abbi Mamo Kedir from our Department of Economics has been in Ethiopia this week for the Sixth African Economic Congress.

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Night at the perfect museum: Conference call for papers

Night at the perfect museum: Conference call for papers

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 27, 2011 04:15 PM |

Those industrious postgraduates in our School of Museum Studies are organising an event next March on the topic of ‘Museum Utopias’.

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Emeritus Professor Ken Pounds to deliver first City Mayor's lecture this November

Emeritus Professor Ken Pounds to deliver first City Mayor's lecture this November

Posted by fi17 at Oct 27, 2011 02:45 PM |

Long-standing physics professor will talk about 'Fifty Years of Space Research in Leicester', in an event to be held at the University.

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University legal scholar wins Museum Association fellowship

University legal scholar wins Museum Association fellowship

Posted by fi17 at Oct 27, 2011 11:25 AM |

Law professor Janet Ulph to examine legal issues around museum sales and transfers as part of year-long appointment.

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Design work begins on refurbishment of iconic engineering building

Design work begins on refurbishment of iconic engineering building

Posted by fi17 at Oct 27, 2011 10:35 AM |

Award-winning architects commissioned to plan preservation of building's glass roof

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Poetry, politics and power chords: it's Widdebintasabian Day in Leicester!

Poetry, politics and power chords: it's Widdebintasabian Day in Leicester!

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 26, 2011 10:20 AM |

Please note that both the lecture and the gig are completely sold out.

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Halloween public lectures 3: Red sprites and the artistic side of atmospheric chemistry

Halloween public lectures 3: Red sprites and the artistic side of atmospheric chemistry

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 25, 2011 04:21 PM |

This Monday, learn about an amazing phenomenon above thunderclouds.

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Halloween public lectures 2: Cold War politics in 1950s Hollywood

Halloween public lectures 2: Cold War politics in 1950s Hollywood

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 25, 2011 04:20 PM |

James Dean, Marlon Brando and the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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Halloween public lectures 1: Radio-isotopes and the age of the Earth

Halloween public lectures 1: Radio-isotopes and the age of the Earth

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 25, 2011 04:20 PM |

Visiting geochemist delivers public lecture on ‘Deep Time’ next Monday.

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Feel the Breeze: award-winning poet in performance and conversation

Feel the Breeze: award-winning poet in performance and conversation

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 24, 2011 03:34 PM |

Honorary Creative Writing Fellow visits the University on Wednesday.

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Social media, civil unrest and 'sousveillance'

Social media, civil unrest and 'sousveillance'

Posted by fi17 at Oct 24, 2011 12:55 PM |

Leicester Academic examines what YouTube footage reveals about different takes on what really happened during Bristol riot.

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Unravelling the mysterious beauty of the Northern Lights

Unravelling the mysterious beauty of the Northern Lights

Posted by fi17 at Oct 24, 2011 12:45 PM |

Professor Steve Milan's inaugural lecture will examine the battle between the solar wind and the Earth's magnetic field

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Leicester hosts Anglo-Greek symposium on banking and finance

Leicester hosts Anglo-Greek symposium on banking and finance

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 24, 2011 11:27 AM |

International line-up of speakers on 19 November discusses financial systems and financial crisis.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 23, 2011 05:40 PM |

Events from Monday 24 October to Sunday 30 October 2011.

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Holocaust Awareness Week begins on 24 October

Holocaust Awareness Week begins on 24 October

Posted by pt91 at Oct 21, 2011 04:30 PM |

Following a successful conference on genocide in September, the University is hosting a series of public talks on the Holocaust.

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