The John Rylands Research Institute is pleased to announce its latest call for Visiting Research Fellowships

The University of Manchester is part of the prestigious Russell Group of Universities and is highly respected across the globe as a centre of innovative research.  The Library’s Special Collections are breath-taking in their breadth and depth.  They cover more than 50 languages, span five millennia, and are written on virtually every medium ever employed from clay tablets to digital, papyrus to pixels.  Contained within the collections are some of the most significant printed books and manuscripts ever produced alongside archive collections and visual resources documenting a wealth of cultural, literary, historical and religious traditions from around the world.

The John Rylands Research Institute is a unique partnership led by the Faculty of Humanities (HUM) and the University of Manchester Library (UML). Humanities scholars, scientists, curators, conservators and digital imaging specialists are brought together to uncover, explore, unravel and reveal hidden ideas and knowledge contained within the Library’s world-leading Special Collections.

The Institute welcomes applications for these Fellowships.

The closing date is Friday 27 November 2015 and further details of how to apply, including application form can be found at


Anna Higson
Research Institute Administrator
John Rylands Research Institute
150 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3EH.
Tel +44(0)161 306 1513

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