This page is devoted to news about the Institute, its fellows and programs, as well as items of interest to the wider medieval community.
We are happy to announce that on 11 August 2016, James P. Carley was elected as Master of the Worshipful Company of Barbers.
Prizes & Awards, Publications
The Vernam Hull Memorial Prize for the year 2015 has been awarded to Professor Ceri Davies, Emeritus Professor of Classics at Swansea University, for John Prise. Historiae Britannicae Defensio / A Defence of the British History, published by PIMS.
The MAA’s 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held April 6–8, will be hosted by the University of Toronto (Centre for Medieval Studies) and the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.
We welcome proposals and submissions for our latest new book series, edited by Alexander Andrée, Mark J. Clark, Joseph Goering, and Timothy B. Noone.
Distinguished PIMS Visitor Henrietta Leyser has written a book that highlights not only the work of the Venerable Bede, but also other sources and resources that remain and are still being recovered from the seven kingdoms of eighth-century England.
Sir John Prise, one of Wales’ foremost Renaissance figures, is the subject of an exhibition at the National Library of Wales. A book launch for the edition and translation of his Historiae Britannicae Defensio co-published by PIMS and the Bodleian Library will be held there on 20 June.