Yn y blog hwn, mae Dr Ruth Parkes, Uwch Ddarlithydd yn y Clasuron, yn trafod materion cyfoes a godwyd yn ystod gweithgarwch dosbarth ar Hanes a Llenyddiaeth Rhufain y semestr diwethaf. Roedd y lleisiau’n uchel a’r teimladau’n gryf yn ystod un o’m darlithoedd fis Rhagfyr diwethaf.   Ar un adeg, clywais i rywun yn gofyn: […]

Ancient World

In this blog, Dr Ruth Parkes, Senior Lecturer in Classics, discusses some contemporary issues that were raised during an in-class activity on Roman History and Literature last semester. Voices were raised and passions ran high during one of my lectures last December. At one point, I overheard someone ask: “Why should we have someone from […]

Ancient World

Mae’r darn blog hwn gan Dr Alexander Scott, Darlithydd mewn Hanes Modern, a gyflwynodd ei ymchwil ar dai’r 20fed ganrif mewn cynhadledd yn Stockholm ym mis Medi.   Un o’r pethau gorau am fod yn academydd yw cael cyfle i fynd i gynadleddau mewn lleoedd ffansi, diddorol. I’r rhan fwyaf o bobl, ni fyddai ystâd […]

Conference

At UWTSD, it’s not only lecturers who go to academic conferences. We also encourage our undergraduates to sample the conference experience. And for medieval scholars, there’s no bigger conference than the International Medieval Congress (IMC) at the University of Leeds. In this post, we hear from two Medieval Studies students – Molly Hoffman and Natasha […]

Conference

This blog post is by our very own Christopher Fleming, a PhD student with the Faculty of Humanities at UWTSD, who earlier this month attended the Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Ancient History.   On 17th March 2018, I was delighted to represent UWTSD at the Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Ancient History (AMPAH) as […]

Ancient World

St Dwynwen With St Dwynwen’s Day / Dydd Santes Dwynwen (the Welsh equivalent of St Valentine’s Day), only a few days away (January 25th), we wanted to find out more about the Welsh patron saint of lovers from Celtic Studies lecturer at UWTSD Lampeter, Professor Jane Cartwright. Who was St Dwynwen?: Dwynwen, the patron saint […]

Humanities

A conference entitled ‘Ethical Approaches to Peaceful Coexistence’ held in Cardiff recently aimed to identify practical ways in which communities locally and globally can build on shared values.The conference was a collaboration between the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), the Muslim Council of Wales (MCW) and the Saudi-based Knowledge Exchange Programme (KEP) and […]

Humanities