Category: Humanities

On Monday the 2nd of October, I flew out to Rome to deliver a paper at a symposium entitled “A Marginalised Sea: Indigenous Cultures and Trade Systems in the Red Sea” (October 3rd-5th 2017). This was held at the Danish …

Dr Matthew Cobb, A Marginalised Sea: Indigenous Cultures and Trade Systems in the Red Sea (Rome) Read More »

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This was the second year that the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David attended the UNESCO. The conference was sponsored by the UNESCO Delegation of the Kingdom of Thailand, the Venerable Master Chin Kung and The World Fellowship of Buddhists. …

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This weeks blog is from Dr Thomas Jansen, Lecturer in Chinese Studies, who recently ran the European Association Chinese Studies (EACS) Summer School “Hidden in Plain Sight: Materiality, Meaning and Accessibility of Chinese Objects in Local Collections” (4-9 September 2017) …

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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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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 …

Opening a new chapter in our relationship with Beijing Union University Read More »

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Today’s blog is by Selina Ali, a Marie Curie Research Fellow with the ForSEAdiscovery Project at UWTSD Lampeter. My name is Selina Ali, I am a digital recording specialist, and I primarily work in 3D archaeological visualisation. I am here as a …

3D Archaeological Visualisation Read More »

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Today’s blog is 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 will be producing a series of blog posts …

WWI Lampeter Heroes: John Basil Percy Williams Read More »

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Each year, UWTSD Lampeter borrows some objects from the collection at Cyfarthfa Castle Museum in Merthyr Tydfil. This gives our students in Archaeology, Heritage, and Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East a chance to experience handling and cataloguing ancient …

New Objects Arriving at UWTSD from Cyfarthfa Castle Musem Read More »

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Today’s blog is by Luci Attala, Lecturer in Social Anthropology at UWTSD Lampeter. Luci has recently published a chapter entitled ‘Digesting ‘cryptid’ snakes: A phenomenological approach to the mythic and cosmogenetic properties of serpent hallucinations’ in Anthropology and Cryptozoology: Exploring Encounters with …

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The university that came to be (after a few name changes) the University of Wales Trinity St David, was founded in 1822. At that point it was St David’s College. The college admitted its first students on St David’s Day …

1822 and All That: The Beginnings of UWTSD Read More »

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