Henri Pirenne Institute for Medieval Studies
This cross-disciplinary research centre brings together all medievalists, staff and students, from different departments and research groups at Ghent University.
We organise the Medieval Seminar Series, at which a wide range of topics are presented to an interdisciplinary audience.
We also provide international training in the disciplines and auxiliary sciences of Medieval Studies.
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Pirenne Research Consortium for Medieval Studies
In 2013, a smaller Research Consortium has been established within the institute.
As one of five research consortia supported by the Ghent Universitywe focus especially on multi-disciplinary research projects that contribute to:
- Exploring and re-evaluating the geographical and chronological boundaries of the medieval world through cross-cultural and multi-period research
- Developing research tools and techniques for accessing, evaluating, and preserving medieval source material
- Collaboration and knowledge exchange with local and international partners and stakeholders