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.
The Lives of Letters Network presents 'Pictures and Postcards: Images and Letters'. Schedule: Dr Luke Uglow (Art History, Manchester): 'Drawing Letters: Ruskin at the Rylands Despite being a prolific letter writer, despite being a talented draughtsman, and despite the crucial role images played in his research and teaching, drawings are no..
‘Genres of popular economics in 1970s America: economic democracy, labour activism and the tax revolt,’ History Research Seminar: Dr. Tiago Mata
Tiago Mata (UCL) ‘Genres of popular economics in 1970s America: economic democracy, labour activism and the tax revolt’
‘Sunil Janah, the famine holocaust, and the development of a modern ocular aesthetic 1943-56,’ History Research Seminar: Dr. Emilia Terracciano
Emilia Terracciano (Ruskin School of Art, Oxford) ‘Sunil Janah, the famine holocaust, and the development of a modern ocular aesthetic 1943-56’
Lecture Patrick K. O'Brien: Britain's Wars with Revolutionary and Napoleonic France and their Contribution to the Consolidation of the First Industrial Revolution
Lecture by one of the leading economic historians
'Neo-Tories. British Conservatives in rebellion against democracy and political modernity, 1929-39,' History Research Seminar: Dr. Bernhard Dietz
Bernhard Dietz (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz): New Approaches to the History of Conservatism: Dr. Dietz will present his new book Neo-Tories. British Conservatives in rebellion against democracy and political modernity, 1929-39, London: Bloomsbury, 2018, followed by a comment by Emily Jones (History).
This conference brings together aspects of gender and documentary culture between the tenth and twelfth centuries that we believe inform and engage each other, but are often studied in isolation. Although the field of medieval gender studies is an active and well-populated one, less attention is given to the role gender played in the commissio..
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