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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

Call for Papers - JRRI Summer Conference 2020. Veiling the Body: Cloth, Skin, Membrane, Paper

11 - 12 June 2020

The word ‘veil’ most commonly connotes a piece of cloth worn on the body not primarily for warmth or protection, but as a symbol, usually of modesty or withdrawing from a public realm. In many cultures, veils have held a contradictory status of concealing the (most often female) body and of heightening the significance of exposure. In Euro..

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