This week’s blog is a guest post by Heather Hayes-Bowlzer, who is studying Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter.  So last week in my lecture we made bread. Yep, you heard me right we made bread. But not just any sort of bread, we made bread that the people from ancient Crete would have made. And we […]

Ancient World

This post was written by Charlie Kerslake, who is studying Ancient History and Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter. Content note: this post contains photos of human skeletal remains. The LARC Experience: We got to without hassle at Paphos international airport in the late evening, then made our way to the airport bus to the town of Paphos itself to locate […]

Ancient World

This blog was written by Adolfo Miguel Martins, PhD student and early stage researcher in Nautical Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter. Situated in Solent eleven meters below surface lays an 8,000 years an old Mesolithic settlement. The archaeological site comprises in situ Mesolithic artefacts associated with a submerged landscape. Since 1999 archaeologists from the Maritime Archaeology […]

Archaeology

This blog was written by Tom Butterworth, a UWTSD Philosophy student.  I first heard about PASS coming to UWTSD Lampeter was when I received an email informing me that, if I wanted to, I could become a PASS leader. PASS is the Peer Assisted Study Sessions project. This was an interesting prospect as PASS seemed […]

Humanities

This blog was written by Flora McNerney, a UWTSD third-year student in Anthropology and English, who was a member of the team that worked on the material for the exhibition. Flora was the Lampeter Campus Students’ Union President in 2014/15. This year a number of third-year students embarked upon a project within the Roderic Bowen […]

History

This blog was written by Heather Para, a UWTSD PhD student in Archaeology, who took part in the dig. The history of Lindisfarne is as dramatic and mysterious as the landscape.  Windswept and remote, the island was home to Aidan and Cuthbert, the place where the Lindisfarne Gospels were created, and, unfortunately, the landing place […]

Archaeology

This blog was written by Lewis Calvert-Lee, one of our Medieval Studies students, recently took part in the reenactment of the siege at Beeston castle. ‘This weekend (4th – 5th June) I was at Beeston Castle taking part in a siege. The re-enactment group present was Historia Normannis (a medieval re-enactment group that portrays the […]

Medieval Studies

UWTSD’s Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Research Conference was a major success this year. The conference took place in Carmarthen on April 20th. 45 people attended and 25 gave papers. The conference had participants from all campuses including London, Lampeter, Carmarthen and Swansea. The 25 speakers included 6 distant learners from abroad who presented their papers via Skype. […]

Ancient World