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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 makes clear, we want to do everything we can to show our support for Ukrainian scholars and students. There have been calls for bans on...

As plans advance, we wanted to update you with more details of what we have to look forward to for IMC 2022 which will take place both on-campus here at the University of Leeds and online between Monday 4 and Friday 7 July 2022.  The hybrid format of the event...

The International Medieval Congress will take place from 04-07 July 2022 and will feature both in-person and virtual participation options. Around 90% of participants have indicated that they intend to attend IMC 2022 in person in Leeds, with the remaining participants giving their paper virtually. The full programme, which features...

After an unprecedented few years, we are looking forward to welcoming delegates to IMC 2022. The special thematic strand will be ‘Borders’ and we are excited to hear every single one of the over 600 sessions taking place both here in Leeds and virtually between 04 and 07 July 2022....

Between 5-9 July 2021, IMC 2021 welcomed exactly 2,021 medievalists from over 60 countries to enjoy five days of papers from across the field of medieval studies. Hosted via Pathable’s virtual event platform, the annual event was the largest gathering of medieval scholars anywhere in the world. For the first...

As medievalists, our lives have changed immeasurably as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. From lockdown closure of archives to getting to grips with wholly virtual teaching, no area of our practice has been unaffected by the pandemic. Between 5-9 July, this year’s IMC will, of course, be held online....

We know all too well that scheduling is a perennial frustration when attending international conferences, especially in-person. Until human cloning technology is perfected, it simply isn’t possible to divide yourself in two and be in two session rooms at once! Each year, regardless of whether the IMC is held online...

We are excited today to be launching our programme for IMC 2021. In the programme this year you will find the details on all papers and sessions for this summer’s International Medieval Congress. For the second year, the IMC is a virtual event due to the ongoing pandemic. This year,...

IMC 2021 will be a virtual event which will take place wholly online between Monday 5 July and Friday 9 July 2021. This difficult decision was taken following consultation with senior management here at the University of Leeds, as well as the IMC Programming and Steering Committees, and as a...

Between 5-9 July 2020, vIMC 2020 welcomed a global audience of medievalists to an unprecedented virtual experiment.  Hosted online via the brand-new University of Leeds events app, delegates particularly enjoyed the ‘enthusiasm of presenters and delegates’ and the ‘international’ atmosphere as well as ‘the ability to take part without leaving...