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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

Words and Pictures: Letters in Modern Art and Fiction

11:30 - 15:30 19 June 2019

Please join us from 12.30 pm for a symposium on visual elements in letters at the John Rylands Libra...

JRRI Summer Conference: Gender, Memory and Documentary Culture, 900-1200

28 - 29 June 2019

This conference brings together aspects of gender and documentary culture between the tenth and twel...

JRRI Summer Conference: Gender, Memory and Documentary Culture, 900-1200

28 - 29 June 2019

This conference brings together aspects of gender and documentary culture between the tenth and twel...

Lives of Letters: Letters to the editor

14:00 - 15:30 01 May 2019

Join us for the fourth seminar of the semester. Speakers tbc.

An introduction to UoM computational shared facilities for Humanities

08:30 - 12:00 03 May 2019

Are you a Humanities researcher who would like to be able to repeat a simple computing task several...

Digital Humanities Work-in-Progress Afternoon

01:00 - 16:30 07 May 2019

DH@Manchester would like to invite you to an afternoon of interesting digital humanities talks! The...

John Rylands Poetry Reading with Leontia Flynn and Zaffar Kunial: SOLD OUT

16:00 - 18:30 09 May 2019

Please join us from 5 pm at the John Rylands Library for a reception and a collection encounter show...

Digital Humanties Forensic Authorship Analysis Roundtable

15 May - 15 September 2019

We are pleased to announce the 1st Roundtable on Practices and Standards in Forensic Authorship Anal...

Engraving China’s Last Golden Age

11:00 - 12:30 16 May 2019

The recent discovery of a complete set of engravings of European Palaces in Yuan Ming Yuan at the Jo...

Don Share in conversation with John McAuliffe

16:00 - 18:00 22 May 2019

The John Rylands Research Institute and Centre for New Writing are pleased to present: Don Share in...