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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International Medieval Congress (IMC) 2018

This year's annual International Medieval Congress (IMC) will be held from 2-5 July 2018, with the Special Thematic Strand of 'Memory', and is the 25th IMC held at the University of Leeds. Starts at 9:00 am.

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Emilia Jamroziak

Medieval European and British religious history 12-15th c.; monasticism, frontiers and borders in medieval Europe.

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Daniel Lyons

Thesis: 12th Century decoration of St Mary's Church, Gloucestershire.Bibliography: My interest in all things medieval sprang from a love of wending my way along the highways and byways of Merry England, visiting all the churches along the route and sto

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