History

The University of Leeds has been an international hub of excellence for Medieval Studies since 1967, when the Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies (GCMS) was created.

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Opinion

Find out more about what our community has to say about the past, present and future of Medieval Studies.

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Future

Our reflection on this fiftieth anniversary is not about looking back; instead, we want to use this solid foundation to move forward and start a conversation around the Future of Medieval Studies.

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50 Years of Medieval Studies at Leeds

This year, the University of Leeds is celebrating a golden milestone: the 50th anniversary of the Institute for Medieval Studies.

Comprising the Institute for Medieval Studies, International Medieval Bibliography and International Medieval Congress, Leeds has a strong interest in the Middle Ages. We would like to welcome you to our anniversary site, reflecting on our history and looking forward to the future.

 

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To celebrate the 25th International Medieval Congress (IMC) this year, we have been speaking to some of our delegates, past...

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Current IMS MA student, Ella Muir, has curated a new exhibition, as part of an innovative module focusing on practical...

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Nada Zečević (Royal Holloway, University of London) attended her first IMC in 2002. We spoke to her about the impact...

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Feyza Sacmali (Marmara University) attended the IMC for the first time last year. She spoke to us about her experiences...

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