Author: Errietta Bissa

The Interfaith Symposium 2016

This post was written by Dr Shadaab Rahemtula, one of our Religious Studies lecturers at UWTSD and organiser of the symposium. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David will be hosting an inter-faith symposium on 12-13 July in Lampeter, bringing …

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Women in Antiquity: Real Women across the Ancient World (edited by Stephanie Budin and Jean MacIntosh Turfa; London, Routledge 2016)

Hot off the press this important new book explores the lives of women across the ancient world, from Mesopotamia and Egypt to the classical civilisations of the Mediterranean and as far as the Celtic fringe. The chronological span is equally …

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UWTSD undergraduates and Confucius Institute students sitting the HSK Chinese exams.

This is an interview with Duo Luan, one of our Chinese Studies Lecturers at UWTSD. This interview was originally published in CLTalk Issue 13. Duo Luan has been teaching Chinese as a foreign language in the Chinese Studies BA programme at the University …

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Miguel diving at Solent

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 …

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The Revd Raymond Renowden

The exhibition ‘Lampeter and the Atom Bomb’ illustrates the posting, in December 1947, of Lampeter Lecturer in Philosophy The Revd Raymond Renowden to Japan, when he accompanied the Emperor Hirohito on his visit to Hiroshima. THE EMPEROR HIROHITO OF JAPAN …

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PASS Leaders with their awards from the 2016 Ceremony

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 …

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This blog was written by Scott Gerard, a UWTSD BA Chinese Studies graduate (2014), who went to China to study at postgraduate level.  When I first arrived in China in 2013, I was too nervous to talk to most Chinese …

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Data from all of the archaeological excavations and surveys are kept in a Project GIS (Geographic Information System). Lidar data show here is at 1m resolution supplied by Environment Agency. This has been processed to supply a hillshade bitmap based on topographical heights. You can see rectangular and linear features within the overgrown 'fishponds' area circled in red.

  This blog was written by Dr Jemma Bezant, UWTSD Lecturer in Archaeology, and a member of the excavation team at Llanllyr Mansion. They say every good archaeologist has a wish list. A list of fabulous, intriguing and exciting places where …

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St. David’s College Students, Ex-service Men, 1918-19

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. …

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Lindisfarne Priory

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 …

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