Welcome to the Centre for Medieval Studies

Study at the historic King's Manor 

Medieval manuscript

A leading international centre of research into the Middle Ages 

York: one of the finest medieval cities in the world

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The UK’s largest and longest established postgraduate provider of Medieval Studies

Join a vibrant and active community of like-minded medievalists

The city of York is rich in medieval resources

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.

Combining world-renowned expertise and research in Medieval Art and Architecture, Archaeology, Literature, and History with the unrivalled resources available in the medieval city of York, the Centre offers a truly interdisciplinary Medieval Studies experience.

Postgraduate courses

Events

Thu
27
Jun

CMS Postgraduate Conference

9.00AM, King's Manor

Various

Fri
28
Jun

Belonging in Late Medieval Cities

10.00AM, Huntingdon Room, King's Manor

Various

Fri
5
Jul

'The Long Black Death': New Perspectives

2.00PM, K/133 (King's Manor)

Various

More events.

Research projects

News

HRC Doctoral Fellowships competition

Tuesday 25 June 2019

The HRC held its annual Doctoral Fellowships competition today, with CMS PhD Luke Giraudet being awarded third place.


Congratulations!

Friday 14 June 2019

Five members or associates of the Centre were promoted this week.


New publication by Dr Craig Taylor

Monday 3 June 2019

Dr Taylor's latest book was published by York Medieval Press this month.


Medieval Studies at York

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VM7zHEMnmdk

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