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
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