Events and exhibitions
Find out what events are taking place and what’s coming up. All our events are free to attend.
The Renaissance of Recipes; Talk
17 May 2022, 4pm-6pm
Join Amanda Herbert (Durham University), Elaine Leong (UCL), Alisha Rankin (Tufts University) for a conversation about the most recent trends in research on early modern medical, c..
The Renaissance of Recipes; Workshop
18 May 2022, 1pm-2.30pm
This workshop will delve deeper into the topics introduced in our public talk ‘The Renaissance of Recipes’. Participants will also have a chance to see some of the finest examp..
The Rylands Lunchtime Seminar Series: The Love and Glory of His People: Victor Hugo as Political Symbol
19 May 2022, 12pm-1pm
Join us for a lunchtime seminar exploring the Rylands’ collection of Victor Hugo papers, one of the largest collection Hugo papers outside of France. Kevin Morgan (Professor of P..
The Rylands Lunchtime Seminar Series: Cottonopolis: The Making of Global Manchester
26 May 2022, 12pm
Join our lunchtime seminar to delve into questioning how the cotton industry allowed Manchester to become the metropolis it is today. In this lunchtime seminar, Edmond Smith and Ja..
AI and the Arts: Languages & Linguistics
7 June 2022, 11am-12pm
This internal event is part of our AI and the Arts series. It will highlight and map out expertise and strengths at the intersection of AI / data science and languages / linguistic..
Migrant Voices Takeover the Rylands
18 June 2022, 1pm-4pm
Experience live musical performances from across the globe in this Manchester Festival of Libraries takeover. Meet with musicians from Olympias Music Foundation’s Migrant Voices..
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