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Welcome to the International Medieval Congress

Drawing medievalists from over 60 countries, with more than 2,000 individual papers as well as public concerts, performances, excursions, bookfairs and more, the International Medieval Congress (IMC) is Europe's largest forum for sharing ideas in medieval studies.

IMC 2024 will take place from Monday 01 July to Thursday 04 July 2024 and there will be both an in-person and virtual component. The special thematic focus for IMC 2024 will be 'Crisis' and submissions are now open via our website.

Bursaries and Awards

Find out more about support available to attend the IMC.

Proposal Guidelines

Read our guidelines before beginning your submission


Find out about our Programming Committee and strand structure.

How your Proposal is Processed

Find out what happens after your proposal is received.


New Hybrid Platform Announced for IMC 2023

Following the success of 2021’s wholly virtual IMC and last year’s hybrid affair, we are delighted to be working with the Conference Exchange (Confex) to...

IMC 2022: First Hybrid Event Success

The Leeds International Medieval Congress returned triumphantly to campus this July. Our first global, hybrid event brought in person and virtual participants together to discuss...

IMC Statement on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

The University of Leeds has issued a statement on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The IMC supports this statement in its entirety. As this statement...

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Browse accommodation options which can be booked as part of your registration.

Information for Delegates

Everything you need to know about participating in IMC 2023 in-person or virtually.

Events, Excursions, Performances & Workshops

Browse our exciting programme of events for IMC 2023.

Institute for Medieval Studies

The IMC is hosted by a thriving community of scholars at the University of Leeds.