The University of Leeds conference 'Rethinking the Medieval Frontier', organised by Jonathan Jarrett and held on 10 April 2018, explored medieval frontiers and borders and was a great success.
Two IMS PG Researchers and one IMS alumna presented a series of talks at Siege Weekend, held at Pontefract Castle on 28 May 2018, and another IMS PG Researcher designed and organised the event.
The IMS and School of History fundraiser for Swim Across America, IMS MA student Stacy Anker's charity of choice, was highly successful and well-attended.
We have two Teaching Fellow posts advertised, with a closing date of Friday 15th June.
Multiple members of the IMS participated in and presented at the Fifty-Third International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, which ran from 10-13 May 2018.
Dr Fraser McNair, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow, joined the IMS in May 2018 and is working on a project titled 'The Changing Authority of Kings and Bishops: France, c. 900-110'.
IMS MA student Ella Muir has created an exhibition titled 'Revolt and Royalty' as part of a year-long University of Leeds module: 'Making History: Archive Collaborations'.
Two IMS alumni have received 2018 Olivia Remie Constable Awards, which consist of a $1,500 grant each for research and travel, and reflect the quality of their proposed research.
International Medieval Congress (IMC) 2018 delegates are welcome to check the Last Minute Call for Papers, which list two-paper sessions still requiring a third paper.