Centre for Urban history

News and events

Each year we host a series of free seminars and lectures which is open to graduates, students, staff and members of the public. For more information about events, contact Dr Prashant Kidambi

2022/23 Events

Conference to mark 50 years of the Urban History Journal

Dates: 11-13 July 2023

Venue: College Court, University of Leicester, UK
Learn more about the event 

2021/22 Events

Liverpool and the Making of Creative Capitalism in Late Twentieth-Century Britain

Speaker: Sam Wetherell, (University of York) Date: 8 October 2021
Venue: Online event

From Army Bazaar to Civilian City: The Development of Cantonment Urbanism in 19th-Century India

Speaker: Christopher Cowell, (Trinity College, Dublin)
Date: 22 October 2021 
Venue: Online event

'A caustic but kindly wit': humour, sociability and practical joking in Victorian bohemia

Speaker: Rory Booth (University of Leicester)
Date: 5 November 2021 
Venue: Online event

Objecting to urban redevelopment in the Roman world

Speaker: Chris Siwicki (University of Exeter)
Date: 19 November 2021
Venue: Online event

Housing Social Democrats: Family and State in Council Housing, 1944-1974

Speaker: Claire Wrigley (University of California, Berkley)
Date: 3 December 2021
Venue: Online event

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