IMS 50th Anniversary Lecture Series. King John Lackland and France: Why Did It Fail?
Martin Aurell (Professor of History and Director of the Centre d'Études Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévale, Université de Poitiers, and Editorial Board Member, IMB)
Date: 03-10-2017Time: 17:30 -
Celebrating 50 Years of Leeds Medieval Studies
1967 saw the foundation of the Centre for Medieval Studies and the International Medieval Bibliography. Both, together with the International Medieval Congress, established in 1994, now
Today the Institute for Medieval Studies continues to draw together medievalists from across the University and plays a pivotal role in the development of research, teaching, and impact in Medieval Studies.
As every year, the IMS Open Lecture Series aims to showcase cutting edge research by leading scholars in the many, variant aspects of medieval studies. The academic year, however, adds the fact that the Institute for Medieval Studies (and its successor bodies the Centre for Medieval Studies and the International Medieval Bibliography) were both founded in 1967. To mark this milestone we have tried to shape this lecture with that in mind, and include individuals and institutions where we have a long and prosperous relationship with.