The Leicester Medieval Research Centre

Welcome to the Leicester Medieval Research Centre

roundels.jpgThe Leicester Medieval Research Centre was established in 1996 to co-ordinate interdisciplinary research and teaching in medieval subjects across the College of Social Science, Arts, and Humanities (CSSAH) at the University of Leicester, and to host conferences, colloquia and a programme of lectures and seminars by local and visiting speakers.

The College has more than 15 research-active staff, who work on the medieval period within the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, the School of History (including the Centre for English Local History) the School of Arts (including English and, History of Art and Film, with research interests in fields ranging from late antique archaeology to the visual culture of the sixteenth century. Scholars in the Centre regularly attract funding for major research projects. The Centre has a lively post-doctoral and postgraduate culture, whose members are either working on innovative research projects or studying for Masters and Research Degrees in the full range of disciplines represented within the College.

We welcome enquiries from prospective students and scholars wishing to develop research projects and links with the Medieval Research Centre at Leicester.

For news of Medieval Research Centre Undergraduate Dissertation Prize, and the work of our prizewinning undergraduates.

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The Medieval Research Centre
The University of Leicester
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Leicester LE1 7RH


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