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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The School of History employs more than ten undergraduate students each year in a variety of intern roles. Our interns for 2016-17 have been reflecting on their work this year.

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Jonathan Jarrett

Power and authority in the medieval world, especially on frontiers; the Frankish frontier in Spain (Catalonia), the Carolingian Empire, coinage and numismatics, diplomatic and humanities computing

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Darren Barber

Thesis: The Heirs of Alcuin: Educational Standards and Career Advancement in Ninth-Century Carolingian Europe