After Empire: Using and Not Using the Past in the Crisis of the Carolingian World, c.900-1050

Call for Papers, Leeds IMC 2018

The thematic strand for the 2018 Leeds International Medieval Congress is ‘Memory’. The After Empire project will be sponsoring sessions at the conference, and we invite papers relating to the topic of using (or not using) the past in the tenth and eleventh centuries throughout the regions of the former Carolingian Empire and Anglo-Saxon England.

Paper proposals should be emailed to or The deadline for submission is August 31, 2017. Proposals should include:

  • Title
  • Paper abstract (250 words maximum)
  • Name of presenter and academic affiliation
  • Short biography/CV

Applicants will be notified in mid-September of the result.