Author: Fiona Mitchell

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 …

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This week’s blog is by Dr Katharina Zinn, Senior Lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology and Heritage at UWTSD Lampeter. She recently ran a workshop with a local school which explored the way we present and relate to archaeological artefacts. Why always create …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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  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 …

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Today’s blog continues our series on Lampeter alumni who served in WWI, 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 …

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Early start into the day: Jeremy Smith and Thomas Jansen (both armed with coffee) and Lampeter students Paul Jones (Level 5) and Mike Dennis (graduated 2016).

This week’s post is by Dr Thomas Jansen, Lecturer in Chinese Studies and Director of the Confucius Institute at UWTSD Lampeter.        At the end of February Beijing Union University (BUU) received a delegation from the Faculty of …

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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 …

Whose Qur’an? Read More »

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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. …

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