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The John Rylands Research Institute

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Events at the John Rylands Research Institute

Our events provide opportunities for everyone, from expert scholar to interested visitor, to engage with our research activity.

Upcoming events

Manchester Medieval Society: Mini Excursion ‘Medieval Chetham’s: Manor-College-Library’

18:00 - 19:00 28 February 2018

Chethams library: Mini Excursion guided by Fergus Wilde ‘Medieval Chetham’s: Manor-College-Library’ – we meet at the main entrance opposite National Football Museum. Spaces limited to thirty people - members of Manchester Medieval Society have precedence.

Trauma and Repair: A Medical Humanities Laboratory Workshop

13:00 - 17:00 09 March 2018

This workshop brings together speakers and practitioners from several different disciplines – anthropology, history of medicine, visual culture studies, cultural history, and art—to consider the bodily, medical, and cultural meanings of trauma and repair. Together we will think about and discuss where the experience of injury, especially..

John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture with Jeanette Winterson

18:00 - 19:30 12 March 2018

“Reading the Future: Books, power, people, robots, and Dante” The John Rylands Library was founded by Enriqueta Rylands in memory of her husband John, in 1900, and was a gift to the people of Manchester. The Library holds one of the finest collections of rare books, manuscripts, and objects in the world. Amongst its holdings are approxim..

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great’

18:00 - 03 May 2018

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great’

Manchester Medieval Society Yearly Excursion

09:00 - 19:00 12 May 2018

Excursion to the Peak District, itinerary to be confirmed

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