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Residential Research Library Inaugural Conference:
Libraries, Learning and Religious Identities

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 to Friday, 13 September 2019


Organised by the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) and hosted by Durham University and Ushaw College.

Venues: St Chad's College, Durham DH1 3RH, and Ushaw College, Durham DH7 9RH.

Durham University, in collaboration with Ushaw College and Durham Cathedral Library, is in the process of establishing a Residential Research Library, which will provide opportunities for visiting scholars to come to Durham to work on the rich collections of these three institutions. The formal launch of the RRL will take place in the autumn of 2019 and, to celebrate the event, Durham University and Ushaw College are hosting a conference on the theme of Libraries, Learning and Religious Identities.

For further information about the Conference, including the full programme, please visit the website.

Parking is available at Ushaw, should delegates wish to make their own arrangements. Delegates wishing to book transport to and from the venue can do so as they register, with options available for each day.

Durham Residential Research Library Collection Sessions:
Free sessions on the following topics are available for delegates as part of Day 4. Places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. We expect these activities to take place on the morning of Day 4, and timings will be set to suit demand.
~ Durham Priory Library Recreated
~ The Books of Durham College
~ Durham Cathedral Library
~ Bishop Cosin's Library

By booking on this event, you agree to your data being stored and used for the purposes of conference administration. Durham University will share data with the venue providers, Ushaw College and Hatfield College, where this is necessary, for example for meal and accommodation bookings.


  • Delegate Fee - Full (GBP 110.001 137.50)
    Includes refreshments and lunches on Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri, wine reception and conference dinner

  • Delegate Fee - Student (GBP 55.001 68.75)
    Includes refreshments and lunches on Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri, wine reception and conference dinner

  • Delegate Fee - Individual Days
    You can select the day(s) you wish to attend

Payment Methods

  • Credit/Debit Card

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1Early booking discounts are available until Monday, 3 June 2019