The Leicester Medieval Research Centre



  • 26-27 March 2015: Aliens, Foreigners and Strangers in Medieval England, c. 500-1500 - A major international, interdisciplinary conference at The British Academy on the extent and impact of immigration into England in the Middle Ages
  • 22-23 November 2014: Debating Religious Space from Constatine to Cnut (AD 300-1035)


  • 30 June-­2 July 2014: Writing Britain: 500-­1500


  • 26 November 2011: Power and the Sacred in the Medieval World


  • 28-30 April 2010: Writing England: Books 1000–1400
  • 22-25 March 2010: Old St Peter's Rome held at the British School at Rome
  • 15 November 2009: Debating Urbanism: Within and Beyond the Walls c. AD 300-700


  • 24-25 April 2009: Blood, Sex, Malory: An international conference on the Morte Darthur, its sources and reception
    • Keynote speakers: Elizabeth Archibald (University of Bristol) and Catherine La Farge (NUI, Galway)
  • 30-31 March 2009: Language, Texts and Gender in the Viking Diaspora: Viking Identities Network
    • Keynote speaker: Neil Price, University of Aberdeen
  • 28 February-21 November 2009: A Sense of Place in Anglo-Saxon England - AHRC seminar series run by Dr Richard Jones (English Local History)

Conference sponsorship

The Medieval Research Centre sponsored the following conferences in 2011, 2012 and 2013:

International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI

Hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of around 3,000 scholars interested in medieval studies.

International Medieval Congress, Leeds

The International Medieval Congress (IMC) is organised and administered by the Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS). Since its debut in 1994, the Congress has established itself as an annual event with an attendance of over 2,500 medievalists from all over the world. It is the largest conference of its kind in Europe.

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