Posted on Wednesday 30 October 2019
CMS Professor Emeritus makes headlines with conclusion that the Bayeux Tapestry was designed to fit perfectly the nave of the 11thC Bayeux Cathedral, shedding light on how contemporaries - including King William I himself - would have viewed the tapestry.
Posted on Monday 8 July 2019
The Centre would like to congratulate Dr Lydia Zeldenrust for her recent award of a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship.
Posted on Tuesday 25 June 2019
The HRC held its annual Doctoral Fellowships competition today, with CMS PhD Luke Giraudet being awarded third place.
Posted on Friday 14 June 2019
Five members or associates of the Centre were promoted this week.
Posted on Monday 3 June 2019
Dr Taylor's latest book was published by York Medieval Press this month.
Posted on Thursday 18 April 2019
Professor Emeritus Nick Havely has been awarded Honorary Membership of the Dante Society of America, in recognition of his many, longstanding contributions to the field of Dante Studies.
Posted on Friday 1 March 2019
This week saw Professor Tom McLeish taking to the online platform of "The Conversation" to talk about the importance of scientific inspiration, ignoring the fabricated divide between "the sciences" and "the arts," and how vital it is to actually just talk to each other across disciplines.
Posted on Thursday 27 December 2018
One of our CMS MA alumni, Sarah Hinds, has been awarded this year's Gender and Medieval Studies essay prize for the archaeology essay on erotic badges she submitted for the interdisciplinary module Gender and Sexuality last year.
Posted on Friday 21 December 2018
On 7-8 November, the CMS welcomed visitors from the University of Bergen.
Posted on Wednesday 28 November 2018
Professor Dawn Hadley (Professor of Medieval Archaeology and member of the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York) has been appointed as the next Director of WRoCAH.
Posted on Wednesday 14 November 2018
York professors publish a new paper discussing Viking finds distribution
Posted on Sunday 23 September 2018
The Centre is pleased to welcome Professor Dawn Hadley and Dr Katherine Cross.
Posted on Tuesday 18 September 2018
The Centre for Medieval Studies student theatre group the Lords of Misrule took to the streets last week to continue one of York's oldest traditions: The York Mystery Plays.
Posted on Monday 9 July 2018
Recently finished CMS PhD, Harriet Jean Evans, will be staying at the University a little longer, having been awarded a Humanities Research Centre Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the 2018/19 academic year.
Posted on Saturday 30 June 2018
CMS PhD, Rebecca Searby, was one of nine students awarded the Doctoral Fellowships on Tuesday 26 June at the Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships Competition. Finalists were required to give an engaging and accessible 10-minute presentation into their research, and field questions from the audience and judges.
Posted on Monday 11 June 2018
A University of York History lecturer has had a book published which examines medieval crusaders and their privileges.
Posted on Thursday 24 May 2018
The thirteenth volume of the British Academy Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture has now been published. The work, co-authored by our own Prof. Jane Hawkes, focuses on the early medieval sculpture of the modern-day counties of Derbyshire and Staffordshire produced between the eighth and eleventh centuries.
Posted on Thursday 10 May 2018
Dr Hanna Vorholt (History of Art, Centre for Medieval Studies) has been awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Award.