Thursday, 15 November 2012

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to meet University of Leicester team behind Search for Richard III


Archbishop Desmond Tutu is to meet key members of the Search for King Richard III when he visits the University of Leicester on Wednesday, November 14.

The Emeritus Archbishop of Cape Town and honorary graduate of the University of Leicester, Archbishop Desmond Tutu will be brought up to date with all of the announcements from the Grey Friars dig.

Archbishop Tutu will have a meeting with staff in the School of Archaeology and Ancient History and the Department of Genetics before giving The Provost Derek Hole annual lecture 2012 on Public faith in a secular age.

The University of Leicester, in association with Leicester City Council and the Richard III Society, is leading the Search for Richard III. The University announced in September that it had discovered a set of articulated remains which are currently being subjected to rigorous laboratory examination.

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