The Centre for Urban History is hosting an exciting new residential summer school in July 2003. "The Making of Urban Britain 1700-2000"
is a week long programme which will explore three centuries of urban history covering topics from the eighteenth century town to the development of the post-war new towns through lectures and fieldwork. The course examines Leicesterís rich historical past, the diverse midlands region and includes day trips to Derbyshire, the heartland of the industrial revolution, to the nineteenth century cities of Wolverhampton and Birmingham and to the pioneering Letchworth Garden City. The course is led by Professor Dieter Schott. "The Making of Urban Britain 1700-2000" runs from Sunday 29th June to Saturday 5th July 2003.
Registration costs £480 sterling for the full programme, this cost covers all teaching and lectures, teaching materials, travel for required day trips, admission to museums where necessary and University of Leicester bed and breakfast accommodation as well as packed lunches. Travel to and from the summer school and evening meals are not included. The deadline for booking is 17th March 2003.
Further information is available from:
Prof Dieter Schott
Centre for Urban History
School of Historical Studies
University of Leicester
5 Salisbury Road
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