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Thinking forward through the past

- A major international research project led by the University of Leeds has attracted significant funding from the AHRC to shine new light on forgotten works by Jewish artists.

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Exploring Leeds and Yorkshire in the First World War

- University of Leeds academics are taking part in a major public event examining the role of Leeds and the wider region in the First World War.

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Changing Faces of Heroism since the First World War

- A new online course about how the First World War changed traditional views of heroism is launched today by the University of Leeds, in partnership with the BBC.

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‘Creative accounting’ in Lancashire’s 19th Century cotton mills

- It was a debate which divided Victorian Britain and saw the interests of big business pitted against the health and wellbeing of thousands of children.

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A library's labour of love for the Bard's birthday

- A priceless First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays is now available online, following months of painstaking digitization work at the University of Leeds.

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Lost voices of the Holocaust: rediscovering music from a forgotten world

- Music by a Jewish victim of the Nazis feared lost forever is being performed for the first time since the Holocaust after being uncovered by a University of Leeds researcher.

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