What We Do


  • CNV00002.JPGHighlight the resources of the MWRC and the Methodist Archives in the John Rylands Library.
  • Attract and support research students working at The University of Manchester through any of the partner institutions on subjects related to the Centre’s purpose.
  • Give Visiting Fellows and scholars from partner institutions the chance to conduct research in areas linked to the Centre’s purpose.
  • Provide a means of linking scholars from partner institutions.
  • Offer study space and a focal point for research students and scholars who want to take advantage of the resources available in Manchester.
  • Help disseminate the work of researchers linked to the Centre and other scholarship in Methodist/Wesleyan studies through various means such as publication in Wesley and Methodist Studies
  • Develop, oversee, and co-ordinate significant scholarly events to enhance the work of the Centre and disseminate the results of MWRC research.

How these aims are being fulfiled in practice can be explored by browsing the website. For example, current PhD students linked to the Centre are listed in the 'Junior Fellows' pages of the 'Fellows' section of the website and information about upcoming and past events can be found in the 'Events' pages.