The Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS)

The IMS is one of the major centres for interdisciplinary study in Medieval Studies in the UK.  Teaching and PhD supervision draws from a community of scholars whose range spans Europe, from Iceland to Africa and the Middle East, and from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance.

The Institute is home to the International Medieval Congress (IMC), Europe's largest annual gathering of medievalists, and the International Medieval Bibliography (IMB), the world's leading interdisciplinary bibliography of the Middle Ages.  

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IMS Open Lecture. Title TBC

Clare Lees, Professor of Medieval Literature and History of the Language, Department of English Language & Literature, King's College, London Starts at 5:30 pm.

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Leeds Masters Scholarships Scheme

The Scheme will be awarding new students £10,000 each for Masters courses commencing across the University. Deadline Friday 7th August 2015.

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Thesis: Veterinary medicine in the High Middle Ages: the Latin text of De Medicina Equorum