In time for bonfire night, the Royal Armouries interviewed Axel E W Müller, the Director of the IMC (International Medieval Congress), about the Firework Book, a 15th-century medieval manuscript.
Funda Hay, a PhD researcher and Research Assistant at the Department of English Language and Literature at Ankara University, Turkey, is visiting the IMS for the next 12 months.
James Titterton, third-year IMS PG Researcher, presented a poster which was voted 'Most Popular Poster' by the conference delegates at the Arts, Humanities and Cultures Poster Conference 2017.
Claudia Rogers, PhD researcher has written an article for History Today, which is featured on the front cover.
Dr Marta Cobb (International Medieval Congress/Institute for Medieval Studies - AHC) is quoted in this piece about how the hit TV show Game of Thrones kindles fresh interest in Medieval Studies.
The Postgraduate Conference of the Institute for Medieval Studies took place on 19-20 May 2017
Sword-bearing knights, costumed dancers, and craftspeople will all descend on Leeds this week (3-6 July) for the 24th annual International Medieval Congress (IMC) at the University of Leeds.
This interdisciplinary conference will concentrate upon the cultural history of the body, particularly that relating to bodies that are ignored, by either medieval society or modern scholarship.
Ahead of the IMC, which starts on 3 July, the new mobile-responsive microsite has gone live. The site gives you access for news, information and the latest updates for this year's event.