Monthly Archives: June 2017

Public School Stories

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter story, as author JK Rowling noted: The world of Harry Potter centres around the adventures of a young wizard while at a boarding school for magicians … Continue reading

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25 Years of De Montfort University

On 26 June 1992 national and civic dignitaries joined governors, staff and students at the official launch of De Montfort University. 2000 guests toasted the new university on the lawns of De Montfort Hall. The annual report for that year … Continue reading

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New Catalogues on the Archives Hub

Two new catalogues have been made live on the Archives Hub. The archives of Youth Dance England came to Special Collections in April this year. They complement other dance collections, in particular the Foundation for Community Dance. Youth Dance England … Continue reading

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So today is International Archives Day 2017 #IAD17 and what better way to celebrate this year’s theme of citizenship and interculturalism by looking at DMU’s historical tourism — I mean research visits —  to other countries to encourage dialogue and knowledge exchange. … Continue reading

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“Stand Up and Be Counted”

While the General Election campaign for 2017 has been short it has definitely been eventful. The polls have changed dramatically and more people have flocked to political rallies than they have for years according to some sources. We are proud … Continue reading

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