The Treasure Trove that lies beneath the National Library of Wales

  Today’s blog was written by Hawys, one of our first year students in the BA Archaeology and Heritage Studies. The students in the Introduction to Fieldwork module took a fieldtrip to discover the treasures of the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth.         To my shame as a Welsh girl born…read more

Lampeter Alumni in the First World War: John Charles Edmund-Davies

Today’s blog continues our series on Lampeter alumni who served in WWI, by Amy Kirby, who is studying for her BA in Heritage with Museums and Archives at UWTSD Lampeter. Amy is volunteering at the Rodierc Bowen Libray and Archives and she will be producing a series of blog posts on her research there.  John Charles Davies…read more

Opening a new chapter in our relationship with Beijing Union University

This week’s post is by Dr Thomas Jansen, Lecturer in Chinese Studies and Director of the Confucius Institute at UWTSD Lampeter.        At the end of February Beijing Union University (BUU) received a delegation from the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts for a two-day visit to BUU’s main campus, not far from…read more

Whose Qur’an?

Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla is a Lecturer in Inter-Faith Studies and World Religions at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He recently published a book entitled Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam   To coincide with the book’s publication, Dr Rahemtulla wrote a blog post for Oxford University Press’ blog, entitled…read more

Highlight from the SU: Vintage Tea Party

This blog is part of our series highlighting the societies and activities of UWTSD’s student union. It was written by Rebecca Bamsey, the President of the Lampeter SU, and was first published on the TSDSU blog in both English and Welsh. A great philosopher once said, “We’re together, that makes this the perfect timeline”! Okay, it…read more

3D Archaeological Visualisation

Today’s blog is by Selina Ali, a Marie Curie Research Fellow with the ForSEAdiscovery Project at UWTSD Lampeter. My name is Selina Ali, I am a digital recording specialist, and I primarily work in 3D archaeological visualisation. I am here as a Marie Curie Research Fellow for a European funded project called ForSeaDiscovery. The project is made…read more

WWI Lampeter Heroes: John Basil Percy Williams

Today’s blog is by Amy Kirby, who is studying for her BA in Heritage with Museums and Archives at UWTSD Lampeter. Amy is volunteering at the Rodierc Bowen Libray and Archives and she will be producing a series of blog posts on her research there. This week Amy has been exploring the life of a former…read more

Courts and Societies

Today’s blog shows Dr Kyle Erickson’s module Courts and Societies in action. The students in this class participate in this class as members of the Seleucid and Ptolemaic courts of the Hellenistic period. The get to experience the political complexities and intrigue of Hellenistic court life by enacting it for themselves. 

Lampeter’s First Formal Hall in 40 Years

Today’s blog has been written by Stephany Aymerich, who is studying Classical Civilisation at UWTSD Lampeter. Last week the Lampeter Campus saw its first Formal Hall for over 40 years. The event served as the closing episode of a series of workshops that were held on our campus and run by the alumni. Apart from…read more

Travel and Migration in the Middle Ages – Gregynog Medieval Staff-Student Colloquium

This week’s blog was written by Dr Harriet Webster, Lecturer in Medieval History at UWTSD Lampeter. This year’s Medieval  Staff-Student Colloquium was held 27 February – 1 March 2017 on the theme of Travel and Migration in the Middle Ages.   It’s that time of year again: staff and students from across Wales travelled to Gregynog…read more

The Treasure Trove that lies beneath the National Library of Wales

  Today’s blog was written by Hawys, one of our first year students in the BA Archaeology and Heritage Studies. The students in the Introduction to Fieldwork module took a fieldtrip to discover the treasures of the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth.         To my shame as a Welsh girl born…read more

Lampeter Alumni in the First World War: John Charles Edmund-Davies

Today’s blog continues our series on Lampeter alumni who served in WWI, by Amy Kirby, who is studying for her BA in Heritage with Museums and Archives at UWTSD Lampeter. Amy is volunteering at the Rodierc Bowen Libray and Archives and she will be producing a series of blog posts on her research there.  John Charles Davies…read more

Opening a new chapter in our relationship with Beijing Union University

This week’s post is by Dr Thomas Jansen, Lecturer in Chinese Studies and Director of the Confucius Institute at UWTSD Lampeter.        At the end of February Beijing Union University (BUU) received a delegation from the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts for a two-day visit to BUU’s main campus, not far from…read more

Whose Qur’an?

Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla is a Lecturer in Inter-Faith Studies and World Religions at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He recently published a book entitled Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam   To coincide with the book’s publication, Dr Rahemtulla wrote a blog post for Oxford University Press’ blog, entitled…read more

Highlight from the SU: Vintage Tea Party

This blog is part of our series highlighting the societies and activities of UWTSD’s student union. It was written by Rebecca Bamsey, the President of the Lampeter SU, and was first published on the TSDSU blog in both English and Welsh. A great philosopher once said, “We’re together, that makes this the perfect timeline”! Okay, it…read more

3D Archaeological Visualisation

Today’s blog is by Selina Ali, a Marie Curie Research Fellow with the ForSEAdiscovery Project at UWTSD Lampeter. My name is Selina Ali, I am a digital recording specialist, and I primarily work in 3D archaeological visualisation. I am here as a Marie Curie Research Fellow for a European funded project called ForSeaDiscovery. The project is made…read more

WWI Lampeter Heroes: John Basil Percy Williams

Today’s blog is by Amy Kirby, who is studying for her BA in Heritage with Museums and Archives at UWTSD Lampeter. Amy is volunteering at the Rodierc Bowen Libray and Archives and she will be producing a series of blog posts on her research there. This week Amy has been exploring the life of a former…read more

Courts and Societies

Today’s blog shows Dr Kyle Erickson’s module Courts and Societies in action. The students in this class participate in this class as members of the Seleucid and Ptolemaic courts of the Hellenistic period. The get to experience the political complexities and intrigue of Hellenistic court life by enacting it for themselves. 

Lampeter’s First Formal Hall in 40 Years

Today’s blog has been written by Stephany Aymerich, who is studying Classical Civilisation at UWTSD Lampeter. Last week the Lampeter Campus saw its first Formal Hall for over 40 years. The event served as the closing episode of a series of workshops that were held on our campus and run by the alumni. Apart from…read more