Lucinda Walker, a third year Anthropology student at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, has had an article accepted for publication in the international publication, Anthropology Now. She submitted a paper to the popular journal and was quickly informed that the article would be published in the April edition. The article explores the […]

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This week’s blog is by Frances McManus, a second-year student taking a BA in Anthropology and Chinese Studies At the Centre for Alternative Technology in Machynlleth, we had an overnight stay which was both educational and (for me) very refreshing. We were given a tour of the grounds, background information on CAT, a lecture on the goal […]

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Staff from the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts are involved in publishing the results of an interdisciplinary project funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation,which examined the materiality of foodstuffs. This project brought together an international team of scholars from diverse fields of Archaeology, Egyptology, Anthropology, Geography and Food Studies for two workshops in Lampeter (May […]

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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. […]

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The blog below was written by one of our Anthropology students, Lucinda: Hello! I’m Lucinda Walker, a second year Anthropology student. I will be writing about one of the most intellectually stimulating and hands-on Anthropology modules offered!  Our lecturer, Luci Attala, is both supportive in our ideas providing us with the tools and skills to carry […]

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Anthropology lecturer Luci Attala (UWTSD) gave an inspiring keynote lecture at the Wales Nexus Conference, which focused on Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in Wales. The conference hosted several academics who demonstrated clear synergy between research and teaching, and showcased practitioners who have successfully integrated research with teaching and learning. The event began with […]

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Senior Lecturer Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots investigates the cultural politics of food and drink and has a particular interest in the “visceral practices” involved in material engagements with foodstuffs. On Friday 11th March she was invited to speak at the SOAS Food Studies Centre where she is a Research Associate. At the centre, she gave her […]

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The blog below was written by one of our Anthropology students, Lucinda: Hello! I’m Lucinda Walker, a second year anthropology student. I am writing about an excellent cultural exchange trip to Zimbabwe. I went in January 2016 with 6 other Anthropology students to Chinamhora Village. We went with a charity called Love Zimbabwe, they are a […]

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