John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture, 2015.
|30 April 2015
|18:00 - 19:30
|What is it:
|John Rylands Research Institute
|Who is it for:
|University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public, Post 16
|Prof. Dr. Emile G. L. Schrijver
The Institute is honoured to welcome Prof. Dr. Emile G. L. Schrijver as its host of the 2015 Institute Annual Lecture on 30 April 2015.
Lecturing extensively across Europe, Israel and North America, the Institute is delighted that Professor Schrijver will be sharing his knowledge and expertise with our audience. He will present a lecture entitled: The John Rylands Library as a Primary Source for the Study of Hebrew Books Since the Invention of Printing.
To reserve your place at this special event, please contact Siobhan.McKeever@manchester.ac.uk
Please note the exact timings of the event will be confirmed in the coming weeks and that places are free but book up very quickly.
Prof. Dr. Emile G. L. Schrijver
Role: Professor of Jewish Book History and curator of the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana (Special Collections)
Organisation: University of Amsterdam
Biography: A leading voice in his field, Professor Schrijver is Professor of Jewish Book History and curator of the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana (Special Collections) at the University of Amsterdam, and also a curator of the private Braginsky Collection of Hebrew Manuscripts and Printed Books in Zurich, Switzerland. As an expert of Hebrew manuscripts, in particular of the post‐medieval period, and of Jewish printing, he is also the executive editor of an Encyclopaedia of Jewish Book Culture, and editor-in-chief of the annual Studia Rosenthaliana.
Travel and Contact Information
The Historic Reading Room
John Rylands Research Institute and Library