Transnational Shipbuilding

This week’s blog is by Beñat Eguiluz Miranda, a PhD student in maritime archaeology and history at UWTSD Lampeter, and the Marie Curie Fellow with the ForSEAdiscovery Project. Every time somebody asks me ‘what is your research on?’, I don’t know what to answer. It is like gathering your scattered thoughts into some kind of…read more

UWTSD Lampeter Student to Be Published in Anthropology Now

Lucinda Walker, a third year Anthropology student at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, has had an article accepted for publication in the international publication, Anthropology Now. She submitted a paper to the popular journal and was quickly informed that the article would be published in the April edition. The article explores the…read more

New Staff at UWTSD: Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla

This week’s blog is the first in a series introducing staff who have recently arrived at UWTSD. The first blog is on Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla, who joined the Faculty of Humanities and Performing arts this semester.   What areas do you research? My research focuses on “liberation theology”. This is an approach to theology that asks…read more

From Wizards to Words: teaching begins.

This week’s blog is by Dr Paul Wright, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts and Senior Lecturer in English. It’s the start of the new semester and I am teaching my favourite course, a third year class on contemporary literature. In coming weeks we will discuss amongst other things Angela Carter’s…read more

Fieldtrip to the Ashmolean: Experiencing the Material Culture of the Past

This week’s blog is by Mandiza Landsmeer, who is studying for a BA in Ancient History and Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter. Mandiza is a first-year student.    Waking up on the 27th of January at 5 a.m. was certainly not something we were all keen on doing, but we all knew that it would be more…read more

Lampeter – Zurich – Konstanz – Reichenau and Back

This week’s blog is by Prof. Janet Burton, Professor of Medieval History at UWTSD Lampeter. She has recently returned from a trip to Konstanz, where she presented a paper with Dr Karen Stober on ‘Island Monastaries in England and Wales’. Wednesday 25 January On my way to a conference on ‘Island monasteries / monastic islands…read more

UWTSD @ 30

This week’s blog is by Hawys Jones, who is studying for a BA in Archaeology with Heritage Management at UWTSD Lampeter.  Coming to University as an older student was a very easy choice for me. Despite that, I did wonder how I would do sociallay … and academically! After all it had been ten years since…read more

Ancients Behaving Badly: Conference Report

This week’s post is by Sofia Bianchi Mancini, one of our postgraduate research students in Classics at UWTSD Lampeter. My name is Sofia Bianchi Mancini, I am in my final year of MRes in the department of Classics. My research focuses on an explanation of how shame could have been used as a manipulative technique…read more

Trump for Historians: Reflections on Teaching US History in Election Season

This week’s blog is by Dr Alexander Scott, Lecturer in Modern History at UWTSD Lampeter. Journalists, bloggers and political scientists have produced countless words trying to explain the unexpected result of November’s US presidential election. And just as commentators have struggled to make sense of Donald Trump’s ascension to the White House, his victory poses…read more

Postcard from Copenhagen

This week’s post is by Dr Magdalena Öhrman, a senior lecturer in Classics at UWTSD, who is currently or research in Copenhagen leave as part of her Marie Curie Sklodowska Fellowship. As most of you know, I’m in Copenhagen working on my project Tex tile Reflections: Multi-Sensory Representations of Textile Work in Latin Poetry and Prose….read more

Transnational Shipbuilding

This week’s blog is by Beñat Eguiluz Miranda, a PhD student in maritime archaeology and history at UWTSD Lampeter, and the Marie Curie Fellow with the ForSEAdiscovery Project. Every time somebody asks me ‘what is your research on?’, I don’t know what to answer. It is like gathering your scattered thoughts into some kind of…read more

UWTSD Lampeter Student to Be Published in Anthropology Now

Lucinda Walker, a third year Anthropology student at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, has had an article accepted for publication in the international publication, Anthropology Now. She submitted a paper to the popular journal and was quickly informed that the article would be published in the April edition. The article explores the…read more

New Staff at UWTSD: Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla

This week’s blog is the first in a series introducing staff who have recently arrived at UWTSD. The first blog is on Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla, who joined the Faculty of Humanities and Performing arts this semester.   What areas do you research? My research focuses on “liberation theology”. This is an approach to theology that asks…read more

From Wizards to Words: teaching begins.

This week’s blog is by Dr Paul Wright, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts and Senior Lecturer in English. It’s the start of the new semester and I am teaching my favourite course, a third year class on contemporary literature. In coming weeks we will discuss amongst other things Angela Carter’s…read more

Lampeter – Zurich – Konstanz – Reichenau and Back

This week’s blog is by Prof. Janet Burton, Professor of Medieval History at UWTSD Lampeter. She has recently returned from a trip to Konstanz, where she presented a paper with Dr Karen Stober on ‘Island Monastaries in England and Wales’. Wednesday 25 January On my way to a conference on ‘Island monasteries / monastic islands…read more

UWTSD @ 30

This week’s blog is by Hawys Jones, who is studying for a BA in Archaeology with Heritage Management at UWTSD Lampeter.  Coming to University as an older student was a very easy choice for me. Despite that, I did wonder how I would do sociallay … and academically! After all it had been ten years since…read more

Ancients Behaving Badly: Conference Report

This week’s post is by Sofia Bianchi Mancini, one of our postgraduate research students in Classics at UWTSD Lampeter. My name is Sofia Bianchi Mancini, I am in my final year of MRes in the department of Classics. My research focuses on an explanation of how shame could have been used as a manipulative technique…read more

Trump for Historians: Reflections on Teaching US History in Election Season

This week’s blog is by Dr Alexander Scott, Lecturer in Modern History at UWTSD Lampeter. Journalists, bloggers and political scientists have produced countless words trying to explain the unexpected result of November’s US presidential election. And just as commentators have struggled to make sense of Donald Trump’s ascension to the White House, his victory poses…read more

Postcard from Copenhagen

This week’s post is by Dr Magdalena Öhrman, a senior lecturer in Classics at UWTSD, who is currently or research in Copenhagen leave as part of her Marie Curie Sklodowska Fellowship. As most of you know, I’m in Copenhagen working on my project Tex tile Reflections: Multi-Sensory Representations of Textile Work in Latin Poetry and Prose….read more