Archive of past events and conferences

Criminal Justice, the Courts and Punishment in France and England in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

14 September 2013
Marc Fitch Historical Institute.

The Patrician Landscapes in Nottinghamshire, 1750-1850

6 July 2013
Hoskins Day Lecture, University of Leicester, Dr Richard Gaunt.

European Perspectives on Cultures of Violence Conference

27-28 June 2013
Marc Fitch Historical Institute.

International Perspectives on Execution and Post-Execution Punishment Conference

2-3 May 2013
Marc Fitch Historical Institute. Sponsored by the Wellcome Trust.

Fairfax 400 Conference

30 June - 1 July 2012

Marc Fitch Historical Institute and Naseby Battlefield. Sponsored by the Society for Renaissance Studies and Bateman's Brewery. The proceedings of the ELH conference to mark the 400th birthday of Thomas Fairfax have now been published by Ashgate. Consisting of an introduction and ten essays examining diverse aspects of Fairfax's life, this volume constitutes the first collection of essays published on a parliamentarian commander other than Oliver Cromwell.
A. Hopper and P. Major (eds), England’s Fortress: New Perspectives on Thomas, 3rd Lord Fairfax (Ashgate: Farnham, 2015).

Medieval Open Fields and their Origins

26 May 2012
Hoskins Day Lecture, University of Leicester, Dr Susan Oosthuizen.

Transitional Hunting Landscapes: Deer Hunting and Foxhunting in Northamptonshire, 1600-1850

29 February 2012
College of Arts, Humanities and Law, Doctoral Inaugural Lecture, University of Leicester, Dr Mandy de Belin.

Spotlight on the Centre Conference

18 February 2012
Friends of English Local History, Marc Fitch Historical Institute

Custom and Common Rights: The Management of Common Land in England and Wales since the Middle Ages

June 2011
Hoskins Day Lecture, University of Leicester, Dr Angus Winchester.

The English Story

June 2010
Hoskins Day Lecture, University of Leicester, Dr Michael Wood.

Spotlight on the Centre Conference

13 March 2010
Friends of English Local History, Marc Fitch Historical Institute.

The Alan Everitt Memorial Day: The County Community in Seventeenth-Century England

12 December 2009
Marc Fitch Historical Institute. The proceedings of this conference, with the aid of the Aurelius Trust, are now published with Hertfordshire University Press.

Midland History Postgraduate Conference

14 November 2009
Marc Fitch Historical Institute

Local History in Britain After Hoskins Conference

9-12 July 2009
University of Leicester Conference Facilities, Oadby. The proceedings of this conference, with the aid of the Aurelius Trust, are now published with Hertfordshire University Press.

Exploring Anglo-Saxon Farms

June 2009
Hoskins Day Lecture, University of Leicester, Dr Rosamund Faith.

The Harold Fox Memorial Day: A Life in Landscape and Local History

19 July 2008
Marc Fitch Historical Institute.

New Approaches to the Battle of Naseby Conference

29 June 2008
Kelmarsh Hall and Naseby Battlefield, Northamptonshire.

Deserted Villages Revisited Conference

21-22 June 2008
Marc Fitch Historical Institute. The proceedings of this conference are now published with Hertfordshire University Press.

Hunting Landscapes

June 2008
Hoskins Day Lecture, University of Leicester, Dr Trevor Rowley.