The Call for Papers for the twenty-sixth International Medieval Congress (IMC) held annually at the University of Leeds, with the Special Thematic Strand 'Materialities', is currently open.
With 2,907 registered delegates, this year's IMC, with the special thematic strand of 'Memory', was a resounding success and stimulated important discussion among medievalists from around the world.
Four recent IMS PhD students - Hervin Fernandez-Aceves, James Hill, Sami Kalliosaari, and Trevor Smith - graduated on 11 July 2018: Congratulations!
The IMS hosted the symposium 'The Future of Medieval Studies' at the University of Leeds from 31 May to 1 June 2018, which produced stimulating discussion about the future of the field.
The School of History is sad to announce the death of Peter Sawyer, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, who has died at the age of 90.
This year the IMS Medieval Group hosted seven well-attended and varied events, from a research afternoon to a candle workshop to visiting nearby medieval sites.
Members of the IMS collaborated with the University of Poitiers from 7-10 June 2018 as part of a recent agreement between the IMS and CESCM, which offers teaching and research opportunities.
The University of Leeds was pleased to welcome the final four lectures from the 'Marginalisation and the Law' public Lecture Series to campus over the past few weeks.
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.