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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.



Silver IMC sees record numbers

This year’s 25th International Medieval Congress (IMC) welcomed 2,907 delegates to the city of Leeds, as part of the biggest Congress to date. There was...

Digitisation of the IMB

Former Editor of the International Medieval Bibliography (IMB), Dr Simon Forde, joined the team in 1987 as an assistant to the then-editor, Katy Cubitt. He...

IMC Memories: Simon Forde

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

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