This week’s blog is by Dr Errietta Bissa, a Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at UWTSD Lampeter. Dr Bissa has recently edited a book on ancient economics; below she explores the roles of monopolies in the ancient world. When thinking about the ancient world, the question of state intervention in the economy is not something […]

Ancient World

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 […]

Student Life

Today’s blog is by Prof. Janet Burton, a Professor of Medieval History at UWTSD Lampeter. She recently went on a trip to Venice, where she explored the Medieval churches of the city.     It was an opportunity not to be missed. A friend (and former Lampeter colleague) suggested a few days in Venice. As she […]

History

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 […]

Religion

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 […]

Student Life

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 […]

Archaeology

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 […]

History