The Reformation: An exhibition at The John Rylands Library

A monk who shattered the strength of the Catholic Church, a monarch who wanted to take more than one wife, a society that put sin up for sale – and the power of the printed word to challenge it all. The John Ryland’s latest exhibition reveals a series of events that changed the course of…

‘A world I wanted to understand better’: Hanna Matt, our LEAP Language prize winner 2017, tells us about her fantastic experience learning Russian during her History degree.

Hanna Matt, 2nd Year History Student, Winner of LEAP Student Prize 2016-17 The spark that set the flame alight was my first-year history in practice course with Dr. Kristy Ironside entitled ‘Stalinist Society’, which covered a wide range of topics about Soviet history – from Stalin’s constitution to family values and a study of one…