Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)
IMEMS is one of the most diverse and dynamic centres of medieval and early modern studies in the world. We are a community of scholars and postgraduate researchers from all three faculties of the University, complemented by an eminent International Advisory Board. We aim to inform the shape of medieval and early modern studies by providing a forum and network for contact and exchanging information and ideas.
Dr David Petts, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, explores how crowdfunding can be used to fund research, drawing on his experiences in securing funding to fund an archaeological dig on Lindisfarne.
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For five centuries the legend of a Christian priest king, in Asia or in Africa, sustained the hopes of Europeans in their struggle with Islam. Those who joined the search for Prester John were looking for a man who was not there.
Beethoven and Napoleon
Behind the dominating presence of Frankenstein, the richness of Mary Shelley’s life is in danger of being lost.