Purpose: To identify and invite a scholar to be the Medieval Academy-sponsored plenary speaker; and to organize Academy-sponsored sessions, for the annual International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds.
Composition: A class of four (chair and three other members appointed each year by the Council). Ideally, the Committee would be comprised of members who are Corresponding Fellows or members living in Europe.
Term: Four years rotating, with the senior member serving as chair.
Paul Binski (2019), Cambridge Univ.
Matthew Champion (2021), Birkbeck, Univ. of London
Danielle Jacquart (2018), Sorbonne, Chair
Sif Rikhardsdottir (2020), Univ. of Iceland