This week’s blog was written by Sara Norris a 2nd-year student reading for a MArts in Applied Anthropology at UWTSD Lampeter. For my ‘In the Field’ coursework I was granted the opportunity of working with the Streets Ahead Children’s Centre Association (SACCA) in Kayonza, Rwanda. A charity set up to protect the welfare of children […]
The Lampeter campus has many societies that students can join during their time at university. This Week’s blog looks at the Performing Arts Society and their performance of the Wyrd Sisters. I chatted with Will Russell, a student enrolled in the MArts Classical Civilisation (a four-year programme), and the current president of the society, to find […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Each year, UWTSD Lampeter borrows some objects from the collection at Cyfarthfa Castle Museum in Merthyr Tydfil. This gives our students in Archaeology, Heritage, and Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East a chance to experience handling and cataloguing ancient artefacts. Dr Katharina Zinn, our resident senior Egyptologist, has been working with Cyfarthfa Castle Museum for […]
This week’s blog is by Dr Errietta Bissa, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at UWTSD Lampeter. She recently had the opportunity to sit in on Rhodri Thomas’s class on proto-satanic figures. We have all heard about the Dead Sea scrolls, but not many know about the satanic (or proto-satanic) figures that are discussed there. I […]
Some UWTSD Lampeter students studying Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology recently went on a trip to the British Museum. They got to spend the day exploring ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Assyrian material culture.