Professor Andrew Petersen of the UWTSD School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology was presenting this week on ‘Water Resources and Use in Qatar Prior to the Discovery of Oil’ in the Quatar Foundation Annual Research Conference. The conference “builds on nationwide efforts to advance Qatar’s ambitious research agenda” and was held at the Qatar National Convention […]

Archaeology

Celtic religions in antiquity is a lively area of research at UWTSD. The latest article by UWTSD Classics Senior Lecturer Dr Ralph Häußler presents his work on the Voconces, a Celtic people in Gaul. In the article ‘Vaison et la colline de Puymin : évolution d’un espace sacré (Ier siècle av. n. è. – IIe […]

Ancient World

The blog below was written by one of our Ancient History and Archaeology students, Heather: I can put a spell on you!! …well not you, but I can cast a spell on your dead body… You are probably thinking that I am crazy but I am not! And I will tell you why. My name is […]

Ancient World

An archaeologist from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David will be involved in a ground-breaking project to reconstruct an ancient landscape now hidden beneath the North Sea. Archaeologists, molecular biologists and computer scientists will work together to digitally re-construct a prehistoric country approaching the size of Ireland that, following climate change after the last […]

Archaeology

Professor Gideon Shelach visited UWTSD from the 15th-17th February and gave two talks to the research community here at the Lampeter campus. Professor Shelach, an eminent archaeologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, carries out research into the origins of agriculture and sedentary communities in Northeast China. During his visit Professor Shelach delivered the Roderic […]

Ancient World

Dr Nicholas Campion, a distinguished academic from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David has recently published his latest work, ‘The New Age in the Modern West: Counterculture, Utopia and Prophecy from the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day. A senior lecturer in the School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology and Director of the […]

Archaeology