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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 Seminar Series. Pictures and Postcards: Images and Letters

17:00 - 18:30 08 November 2018

The Lives of Letters Network presents 'Pictures and Postcards: Images and Letters'. Schedule: Dr L...

‘Genres of popular economics in 1970s America: economic democracy, labour activism and the tax revolt,’ History Research Seminar: Dr. Tiago Mata

16:15 - 17:30 08 November 2018

Tiago Mata (UCL) ‘Genres of popular economics in 1970s America: economic democracy, labour activis...

‘Sunil Janah, the famine holocaust, and the development of a modern ocular aesthetic 1943-56,’ History Research Seminar: Dr. Emilia Terracciano

16:15 - 17:30 22 November 2018

Emilia Terracciano (Ruskin School of Art, Oxford) ‘Sunil Janah, the famine holocaust, and the deve...

Lecture Patrick K. O'Brien: Britain's Wars with Revolutionary and Napoleonic France and their Contribution to the Consolidation of the First Industrial Revolution

16:00 - 18:00 28 November 2018

Lecture by a leading economic historian

'Food, Religion & Communities in Early Modern Europe,' History Research Seminar: Dr. Chris Kissane

15:15 - 16:30 04 October 2018

Chris Kissane (LSE) ‘Kitchens & Neighbours: Food, Religion & Communities in Early Modern Europe?...

‘The Judeo-Masonic-Bolshevik Conspiracy in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939,’ History Research Seminar: Dr. Christopher Bannister

15:15 - 16:30 18 October 2018

Christopher Bannister (Manchester) ‘The Judeo-Masonic-Bolshevik Conspiracy in the Spanish Civil Wa...

Match, Compare, Classify and Annotate: Computer Vision for the Digital Humanities

13:00 - 16:00 04 June 2018

Computer vision has made rapid progress in recent years: computers can now reliably match the same...

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine

28 - 29 June 2018

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine John Rylan...

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine

28 - 29 June 2018

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine John Rylan...

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine

28 - 29 June 2018

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine John Rylan...