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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

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...

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...

Blake Awakes: Reinvention, Revival and Rylands Collections

01 May - 23 July 2018

Blake Awakes: Reinvention, Revival and Rylands Collections 1 May, 1-5pm, The Christie Room, The Joh...

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 918), daughter of Alfred the Great’

17:00 - 18:30 03 May 2018

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 918), daughter...

John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture with Jeanette Winterson

17:00 - 18:00 08 May 2018

Please note that the date of this event has changed. “Reading the Future: Books, power, people, r...

Manchester Medieval Society Yearly Excursion

08:00 - 18:00 12 May 2018

Excursion to the Peak District, itinerary to be confirmed

Digital Approaches to Text Editing

11:00 - 15:30 15 May 2018

This workshop will engage participants in a discussion about the future of Digital Humanities approa...