The International Medieval Congress and the Medieval Academy of America Annual Meeting are joining the International Congress on Medieval Studies in becoming a virtual event in 2021.
About 180 sessions and 500 papers will take place between Monday, July 6th and Friday, July 10th.
All of the major medieval studies conferences that were to be held this spring and summer have been cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic. This includes the International Medieval Congress, which officially cancelled this week.
The International Medieval Congress, one the largest academic conferences about the Middle Ages, has started this week at the University of Leeds.
The programme for this year’s International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds has been released. Here are 10 sessions we think will…
Call for papers for a session at the 2019 International Medieval Congress
Call for Papers for the sessions on THE MEDIEVAL HORSE at the International Medieval Congress 2018 at Leeds, 2-5 July 2018
Following the success of Medieval Equestrianism Sessions at the IMC Leeds 2016, we invite papers for special sessions on medieval equestrian history for the International Medieval Congress at Leeds in 2017.
Session at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 4-7 July 2016
Prostitution was a vice that was was considered a necessary evil because of “men’s lust”. Ecclesiastics felt that if brothels weren’t available to men in cities, they would find other inappropriate outlets for their entertainment. In an effort to curb potential problems, civic officials permitted prostitution to function within the city walls so long as it was regulated and turned a profit.
In ‘Buried, Forgotten, Disinterred?: The 1944 National Socialist St. Olav Monument at Stiklestad’, Øystein Ekroll gave the audience a glimpse into a struggle going on in Norway as it deals with its Nazi past.
“The Middle Ages is a space where White Supremecy is legitimised. The maintenance of white privilege. The gamer community use ‘historical facts’ to legitimise this kind of literacy.’
The final talk in Sesson #1041, Engaging the Public with the Medieval World, looked at what English children are being taught in school. How much medieval history is in the new programme that was released in September 2014? Megan Gooch, Curator at the Historic Royal Palaces breaks down the English system for us in her paper, ‘Imprisonment, Execution, and Escape: Medieval History and the National Curriculum’.
How does the use of unscripted, adaptive, historical interpretation boost the tourist experience? Right on the heels of our look at the Tower of London’s visitor engagement, we heard a paper from Lauren Johnson, Research Manager for Past Pleasures, the oldest historical interpretation company in the UK who educate and entertain the public at historical sites, museums, on stage and and on TV.
A talk about how historical sites, like the Tower of London engage the public. How to handle visitor expectations, what do people come t see and how to tell history in a captivating but accurate manner.
This session (#508) was one of several at Leeds devoted to exploring childhood in the Middle Ages. Our presenters talked about the stereotypes of adolescence, and what the coroner’s rolls revealed about the deaths (and lives) of medieval children.
It’s the final day at the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds – here is what people are tweeting about…
What was causing extreme weather in the Middle Ages? A medieval historian is starting to examine how chroniclers and writers from this period were turning to the night sky to better understand and perhaps prevent natural disasters.
The International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds hosted the session The Twitterati: Using Twitter in Medieval Scholarship and Pedagogy – A…
It is Wednesday at the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds – here is what people are tweeting about!
Here is what medievalists are tweeting about on the second day of the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds.
Covering the conversation on Twitter during the Public Medievalist Roundtable session at the International Medieval Congress.
The International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds has begun, and the medievalists on Twitter are keeping busy.
The International Medieval Congress begins on Monday at the University of Leeds, drawing in over 2400 medievalists from from 46 countries around the world. The four-day conference is Europe’s largest annual gathering in humanities.