This week’s blog is by Beñat Eguiluz Miranda, a PhD student in maritime archaeology and history at UWTSD Lampeter, and the Marie Curie Fellow with the ForSEAdiscovery Project. Every time somebody asks me ‘what is your research on?’, I don’t know what to answer. It is like gathering your scattered thoughts into some kind of […]

Archaeology

This week’s blog is by Prof. Janet Burton, Professor of Medieval History at UWTSD Lampeter. She has recently returned from a trip to Konstanz, where she presented a paper with Dr Karen Stober on ‘Island Monastaries in England and Wales’. Wednesday 25 January On my way to a conference on ‘Island monasteries / monastic islands […]

History

This post was written by Charlie Kerslake, who is studying Ancient History and Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter. Content note: this post contains photos of human skeletal remains. The LARC Experience: We got to without hassle at Paphos international airport in the late evening, then made our way to the airport bus to the town of Paphos itself to locate […]

Ancient World

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 (1901-1989) Hirohito, Emperor of Japan from 1926 until his death, was head of state during […]

History

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. This year a number of third-year students embarked upon a project within the Roderic Bowen […]

History

Are you interested in the rare books and manuscripts held in the Lampeter campus archive? Art Historian Dr Allan Barton is currently researching the Roderic Bowen Archive in Lampeter and sharing his findings online. From Oxford Binding, marbled “pastedowns” to original “endbands” the art of book-binding is explored in the researchers blog which includes notes, […]

History

UWTSD is the proud home of the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives (RBLA). The RBLA has in its collections 35,000 early printed works, 8 medieval manuscripts, around 100 post medieval manuscripts, and 69 incunabula. The RBLA is open not only to researchers but also to all of our students, undergraduate and postgraduate. Students in history and […]

History