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The John Rylands Research Institute

Past events

Annual Lectures

Annual Lecture 2017 - Professor Michael Wood: 'The Anglo Saxons and the Making of England'

Date: 30 March 2017.

Annual Lecture 2016 - Professor Dame Marina Warner: 'Oracular Narrative: Timing and Truth Telling'

Date: 11 February 2016.

Conferences

The John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2017 - 'Archival Afterlives’

Date: 27-29 June 2017.

A conference exploring the wealth of the modern literary archives held at The University of Manchester Library with a focus on post-war poetry in English.

Guardian conference 2017 - 'Comment is free but facts are sacred': The Guardian in Local, National and Global History

Date: 6 April 2017.

John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2016 - 'The Other Within - The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of the John Rylands Library'

Date: 27-29 June 2016.

Going Digital with Humanities Research

Date: 27-28 January 2016.

Other events

Lives of Letters Network: Curating Correspondence

17:00 - 18:30 09 November 2017

The Lives and Afterlives of Letters Network is a newly established, interdisciplinary network which...

15th Annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Jorie Graham - SOLD OUT

18:00 - 19:30 23 November 2017

This year’s 15th Rylands reading will be given by Jorie Graham. Jorie Graham is the author of nu...

Lives of Letters Network: Networks and Individuals

16:00 - 17:30 12 October 2017

The Lives and Afterlives of Letters Network is a newly established, interdisciplinary network which...

Autumn lecture Manchester Medieval Society: Catherine Casson on 'Speculation, Compassion and Capitalism: Insights from Medieval English real estate markets'

19 October - 24 November 2017

Autumn lecture Manchester Medieval Society: Catherine Casson on 'Speculation, Compassion and Capital...

Public lecture: Casualty! A Twentieth Century History

17:00 - 18:30 26 October 2017

Thanks to the long-running TV show Casualty and the more recent Casualty 1900s, the British viewing...

Joint MANCASS/Medieval Society Lecture: A. Breeze 'The Nordic Arthur and the Volcanic Winter of 536/7'

17:00 - 18:30 27 April 2017

Joint MANCASS/Medieval Society Lecture: A. Breeze 'The Nordic Arthur and the Volcanic Winter of 536/...

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