Our collections and research projects
The Syriac Galen Palimpsest
Dr Grigory Kessel is working on a project that aims to produce the first critical edition and translation of the so-called 'Syriac Epidemics'.
Heinrich Simon: Prussian Double Agent
The only leader of the German 1848 Revolution as yet largely unresearched has a particular German-Mancunian linkage.
Medieval and Early Modern
Investigating the wealth of Medieval and Early Modern materials.
Medical education in a 'provincial' context
Focusing on the Manchester Medical Manuscripts Collection - 1750-1850.
Visionary Artists, Visionary Objects
Centring on the work of visionary artists, and on the nature of visionary art.
Moses Gaster Collection
This collection shines a light on Jewish history, folklore and religion through history.
Street theatre and urban change
Examining playbills to trace the importance of street performers during the nineteenth century.
Debating Russia’s future
The role of Alexis Aladin in Anglo-Russian economic and political exchanges.