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The International Arthurian Society (IAS) was formed in 1948 and brings together scholars interested in Arthuriana from all over the world.

Conferences & Events


The IAS holds an International Congress every three years, and national branches hold branch meetings in the interim years.

IAS Publications


Our publications, the Journal of the International Arthurian Society (JIAS) and Bibliography of the International Arthurian Society (BIAS), have just been made available digitally.

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Become a member

The IAS welcomes new members. If you are a scholar working on Arthuriana, please click through to find out more.

Branches & Committees


​Professor Emeritus Norris Lacy – Award for Lifetime Service to Arthurian Studies

The International Arthurian Society would like to extend its warmest congratulations to Professor Emeritus Norris Lacy.

​German Branch Call for Papers

The deadline for offering contributions to the colloquium is 15th April 2015.

​Dracula and Burning Castles

The 24th Congress of the International Arthurian Society in Bucharest, Romania.