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.
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.
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'.