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.
Our vision of medieval studies situates world-leading expertise on the European Middle Ages, 400-1550, within a wider Afro-Eurasian framework, with current concentrations of excellence in medieval England and its neighbours, the built environment, religion and dissent, gender and sexuality, Viking studies and Islamic cultures.
We draw upon expertise from the departments of Archaeology, English and Related Literature, History and History of Art, as well as from Computer Science, Language and Linguistic Sciences, Music and Physics. Our teaching and research is shaped by long experience of innovative interdisciplinary collaboration, extending across the Humanities to the Natural Sciences.
We are a welcoming and supportive community, fully committed to diversity and inclusivity in our study of the Middle Ages.
David Griffiths, University of Oxford
5.30PM, K/133, King's Manor
Dr Fozia Bora (University of Leeds)
Rebecca Merkelbach, University of Tübingen
Wednesday 25 January 2023
Laura Yeoman, Access and Digital Engagement Archivist at the Borthwick Institute for Archives, was recently interviewed for BBC 2’s Digging for Britain.
Monday 12 December 2022
On 5 December the CMS Medieval Bake-off returned to the King’s Manor
Monday 14 November 2022
Dr Kate Giles has just published a new book on the medieval wall paintings of Pickering Church.
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