The Centre for Medieval Studies (CMS) at the University of York is one of the world’s leading centres for postgraduate study and research into the Middle Ages. We are one of the largest and longest established providers of Medieval Studies courses in the UK, combining world renowned knowledge, expertise and research from across the University.
Combining the disciplines of Medieval Art and Architecture, Medieval Archaeology, Medieval Literature and Medieval History and drawing on the unrivalled resources available in the medieval city of York, the Centre offers a truly interdisciplinary Medieval Studies experience and a unique MA in Medieval Studies.
The Centre for Medieval Studies supplies information on research and activities in medieval studies at York.
YORK MYSTERY PLAYS, JUNE 2016
The next York Mystery Plays cycle will be staged at York Minster in June 2016. The 800-year-old gothic cathedral will undergo a spectacular transformation into an auditorium for a month-long staging in June 2016. See local press for more details. Further news will be posted here on on our blog as information is received.
Living and working together: England's immigrants in the Middle Ages
A major new research database revealing extraordinary data on immigration in England in the late medieval period is launched by the University of York, in partnership with the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Sheffiled and The National Archives.
NEW MA FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES!!!
60 MA scholarships across the university worth £10,000 for 2015-16 entry
Tuesday 26 May
Yorkshire Philosophical Society Lecture
Sarah Rees Jones (York)
The Norman Conquest in York: A Reassessment
7:30pm - Tempest Anderson Hall
Monday 1 June
Department of History of Art Research Seminar
(University of Virginia & History of Art Visiting Fulbright Scholar)
The Invention of Norman Visual Culture
5:30pm - Bowland, Berrick Saul
Tuesday 2 June
CMS Research Seminar
Susanne Wittekind (Universität zu Köln & CMS Visiting Professor)
The Chapter House Frescoes at Sigena reconsidered.
Queen Sancha of Aragón and her founding of a female Hospitaller convent as a royal residence, burial place, archive, and crown hoard
5:30pm - KG/84