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Dear fellow medievalists, It is with great sadness that we have decided to cancel this year’s International Medieval Congress, 6-9 July 2020, as a result of the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). This decision has not been taken lightly and has followed in-depth consultations with many colleagues across the University of...

We appreciate your patience while we are awaiting further guidance on whether IMC 2020 can go ahead as planned in July 2020. The escalation of advisory measures in the UK last week has meant that all efforts on campus have been directed towards the shift to online delivery of teaching...

The situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) both in the UK and internationally has developed since our last update. As of 16 March 2020, the UK government has announced new guidelines, including restrictions on overseas travel, advice against unnecessary social contact, and proposed that home working and social distancing be implemented. These...

We are closely monitoring the situation in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) and its potential impact upon IMC 2020 this July. Based on current UK Government advice, we are continuing work as planned to hold the IMC on 6-9 July 2020. We are mindful of uncertainty prompted by the outbreak and cannot...

Registrations for IMC 2020 open at 10.00 on 10 February 2020 through our online portal. As in previous years, you will be able to book and pay for your Programming and Registration Fee, accommodation, meals, events, and excursion tickets all in one place. We are pleased to announce a number...

As the distant thud of green books through letterboxes begins to sound around the world, let us proudly present the 27th International Medieval Congress programme. This year’s programme introduces the special thematic strand of Borders, with medievalists gathering at the University of Leeds on the 5-9 July 2020, to meet...

During the excursion to the historic East Yorkshire market town of Beverley, delegates helped local experts understand paintings found in the old Dominican Friary. Barbara English and Susan Neave take up the story… As part of the IMC excursion to Beverley on Thursday 4 July 2019, participants visited the remains of...

Already missing IMC 2019? You’re not alone. We’ve created a handy round up of the week, so you too can re-live some of the highlights. Last week saw the start of the 26th International Medieval Congress, with campus once again home to medievalists from all over the world. Over 2,800...

Every year the IMC invites eminent and upcoming medieval scholars to give public lectures on some of the hottest topics in medieval studies. This year we are presenting seven keynote lectures from scholars from around the world. The IMC will be opened with our annual Monday morning keynote lecture, this...

With IMC 2019 just a few days away, we are looking to the future and making plans for IMC 2020. We are delighted that the call for papers and session proposals for IMC 2020: Borders is now live. The 27th International Medieval Congress will take place at the University of...