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.
CMS receives a generous donation of Latin medieval manuscript fragments from Prof. Toshiyuki Takamiya (Keio University, Tokyo) .
a miniature illuminated painting of the Annunciation from the Book of Hours, Takamiya Collection, The Borthwick Institute
New Publication: Harry Munt, The Holy City of Medina: Sacred Space in Early Islamic Arabia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014)