Receptions 2023

IMC reception in University Square

The IMC 2023 Bookfair will be launched with a drinks reception on Monday 03 July, 18.00-19.00. The Bookfair will remain open later during the reception, giving an extra
opportunity to talk to publishers’ representatives.

On Wednesday 05 July, 18.00-19.00, we will host a reception to celebrate this year’s IMC and the Medieval Craft Fair. Join us to raise a glass and browse the wares of our talented crafts people.

Individual publishers and other organisations will also host wine receptions to promote their new titles, talk to existing and potential authors, and maintain relations with their markets.

Centre for Medieval Arts & Rituals, University of Cyprus
Monday 03 July, 19.00-20.00
University House: Great Woodhouse Room

The Network for Medieval Arts & Rituals (NetMAR; a H2020 project, grant agreement no. 951875) cordially invites all IMC delegates for a glass of wine or non-alcoholic drink. NetMAR is a new, international, and cross-disciplinary network and looks forward to seeing existing members and including new ones.

Early Medieval Europe
Monday 03 July, 20.00-21.00
Esther Simpson Building: Foyer

The annual Early Medieval Europe lecture is followed by a reception, sponsored by the journal. Please come along to meet the editors and other researchers working in the early medieval field.

Mortimer History Society
Tuesday 04 July, 18.00-19.00
University House: Little Woodhouse Room

A reception hosted by the Mortimer History Society to celebrate the launch of Dynasty of Destiny: The Mortimers of Wigmore in the Middle Ages, 1066-1485. Through a series of essays, contributed by academics and scholars, the book explores new aspects of one of the most prominent families of medieval Britain.

Medieval Academy of America
Tuesday 04 July, 20.00-21.00
Esther Simpson Building: Foyer

The Medieval Academy of America is pleased once again to host the Annual Medieval Academy Lecture, an opportunity for the Academy to showcase some of the important work being done by scholars in North America. We hope you will join us for a reception immediately following the lecture, where members of the Medieval Academy staff will be available to answer questions about the Academy and its work.

For more information about the Academy, please see All those attending are warmly invited to join members of the Medieval Academy after the lecture for a glass of wine or a non-alcoholic drink.

York Medieval Press
Tuesday 04 July, 20.00-21.00
Maurice Keyworth Building: Foyer

Come and join York Medieval Press authors and editors, to learn more about our latest releases, our special series, and how to publish your own monograph with the press.

Tuesday 04 July, 20.15-21.15
University House: Great Woodhouse Room

Medievalists from Germany and German-speaking countries warmly invite you to enjoy a glass of wine or non-alcoholic drink, hoping to strengthen ties among medievalists from all disciplines and countries.

Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
Wednesday 05 July, 18.00-19.00
University House: Little Woodhouse Room

The Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Bristol would be delighted to meet you at this open-house drinks reception. Come and talk to our staff and students about our programmes, our research, and our activities – all welcome!

German Historical Institute, London / German History Society
Wednesday 05 July, 20.00-21.00
University House: Great Woodhouse Room

The German Historical Institute, London and the German History Society warmly invite the members of the wider medievalists’ community as well as friends and alumni of the Institute and Society to join us for this friendly get-together.