Category: Religion

As rainfall patterns change in association with Climate Change, water inequalities and insecurities are set to mount. Recognising the current significance of water to global justice and planetary survival, Anthropology lecturer Luci Attala, with the support of The Rotary and …

Global Waters: Sustainability, Harmony and Awareness Day Read More »

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Jenna-Marie Heard, who is studying for an MArts in Archaeology at UWTSD, has been accepted to give a paper at the Egyptology Graduate Conference at Brown University. On 15th October she will be presenting her work, ‘Child’s Play or Goddess …

UWTSD Student to Present at International Conference in October Read More »

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Throughout August, Ceredigion Art Trail organised exhibitions by local artists across the county. In Lampeter there was artwork displayed in Victorial Hall, showcasing a mixture of professional, student and community art, and at the library at UWTSD Lampeter. The exhibition hosted by …

Prime Patterns: the Ceredigion Art Trail at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives Read More »

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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. …

UWTSD Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference Read More »

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Celtic religions in antiquity is a lively area of research at UWTSD. The latest article by UWTSD Classics Senior Lecturer Dr Ralph Häußler presents his work on the Voconces, a Celtic people in Gaul. In the article ‘Vaison et la …

Religion among the Voconces Read More »

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The blog below was written by Rhodri Thomas, a PhD student and Postgraduate Tutor in the School of Theology, Religious Studies and Islamic Studies: The Halliwell Centre on the Carmarthen campus was the venue, at the beginning of March, for …

AS Revision Day Read More »

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We are looking forward to Professor Bettina Schmidt’s monograph Spirits and Trance in Brazil An Anthropology of Religious Experience which will be published by Bloomsbury in 2016. The exciting new monograph examines the “social dimension of spirit possession” by exploring …

New Monograph explores ‘Spirits and Trance in Brazil’ Read More »

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Our distance learners come from all over the globe and study post-graduate degrees from Certificates to PhDs. Dr Timothy Mallard here speaks of his experience as a distance PhD student at UWTSD at his graduation in summer 2015. Dr Mallard …

Timothy Mallard: Gaining a PhD in Christian Ethics Read More »

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