Events and conferences

The CMS hosts a lively schedule of events which runs throughout the year, bringing together medieval researchers from across the country and the world.

These include national and international conferences and workshops, as well as a busy programme of lectures and seminars, listed in our regular Diary of Events (term-time only).

Upcoming events


The Outbreak of the French Wars of Religion: an Anglo-Scottish dimension

The outbreak of the French Wars of Religion: an Anglo-Scottish dimenson

More events (including past events archive)

Reading groups

There are various reading and research groups based at the centre, which bring together scholars of different disciplines who wish to explore shared interests.

Some of the groups running this year include:

  • Viking Research Group
  • Comparative Literature Group
  • Latin Reading Group
  • Heraldry Group
  • Old English Reading Group
  • Old French Reading Group
  • Old Norse Reading Group
  • SCRAMS (PhD weekly seminar presentations)