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The John Rylands Research Institute


Read about the latest events, activities, research and media appearances from the John Rylands Research Institute.

The Institute welcomes Professor Alan Bowman as Visiting Professor
6 February 2017
Professor Alan Bowman Vice-President (Humanities) of the British Academy to be Institute Visiting Professor in March 2017

Annual Lecture 2017
8 February 2017
Professor Michael Wood to deliver the Institute's 2017 Annual Lecture

Extended deadline
24 January 2017
'Archival Afterlives', the 2017 John Rylands Research Institute conference, 27 - 29 June 2017

Public Lecture by Professor Frederic Bauden, Chair of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Liège (Belgium).
10 January 2017
"Of Buying Many Books There is No End”: Towards a History of the John Rylands Library's Collection of Islamic Manuscripts.

Persian Collections opportunity funded by the Soudavar Memorial Foundation
21 December 2016
A new research/cataloguer opportunity is now available at the Institute.

Manchester Museum Conference
12 January 2017
Malacca to Manchester: Curating Islamic Collections Worldwide