The University of Leicester has been an international pioneer of urban history since the 1960s and has been associated with some of the world’s leading urban historians, including Jim Dyos, Jack Simmons and David Cannadine. The current Centre for Urban History began in 1985 and continues to attract scholars and students from across the globe.
The Centre offers opportunities to study for MA and PhD degrees. It also offers visiting fellowships to historians and scholars from other universities and research institutions.
For further information about visiting or studying at the Centre, please contact the CUH Director, Professor Roey Sweet or use the contact details below. The Centre is part of the School of History, Politics and International Relations