John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2016
8 June 2016
The Other Within - The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of the John Rylands Library 27 - 29 June 2016.
The Institute research conference for 2016 will centre around The University's Hebrew and Jewish Collections housed at The John Rylands Library which preserves one of the world's most valuable collections of Hebrew and Jewish manuscripts, archives and printed books. Scholars, Curators and students will convene to debate and discuss their research during the conference.
On the 28 June 2016 as part of the conference there will be a Public Lecture delivered by renowned academic Dr Sarit Shalev-Eyni, Hebrew Univerrsity of Jerusalem. Dr Shalev-Eyni's Lecture is entitled: New Light from Manchester on Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts - The John Rylands Collection and its Significance, she will consider the artists, publishers, collectors and readers, and will offer insight into everyday Jewish life.