Category: Humanities

This week’s blog is by Dr Alexander Scott, Lecturer in Modern History at UWTSD Lampeter. Journalists, bloggers and political scientists have produced countless words trying to explain the unexpected result of November’s US presidential election. And just as commentators have …

Trump for Historians: Reflections on Teaching US History in Election Season Read More »

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This week’s blog is by UWTSD PhD student Chris Fleming. My name is Chris Fleming, I am a second year PhD student in the department of Classics. My research focuses on interstate relations in the ancient world. To this end, I …

Networking in the Ancient World: Conference Presentation by UWTSD PhD Student Read More »

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This week’s blog is by Frances McManus, a second-year student taking a BA in Anthropology and Chinese Studies At the Centre for Alternative Technology in Machynlleth, we had an overnight stay which was both educational and (for me) very refreshing. We were …

Field Trip to the Centre for Alternative Technology Read More »

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This week’s blog is a guest post by Heather Hayes-Bowlzer, who is studying Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter.  So last week in my lecture we made bread. Yep, you heard me right we made bread. But not just any sort of …

Bread making and Archaeology Read More »

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On September 4th, the new Chinese School established by the Confucius Institute for Chinese Heritage Studies at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David opened its doors for the first intake of students. 70 pupils aged between 4-14 are currently …

New Chinese School Established by UWTSD Confucius Institute Read More »

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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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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 …

Kissonoger Skalia Excavation 2016 Read More »

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This is an interview with Duo Luan, one of our Chinese Studies Lecturers at UWTSD. This interview was originally published in CLTalk Issue 13. Duo Luan has been teaching Chinese as a foreign language in the Chinese Studies BA programme at the University …

Teaching Chinese Language – an interview Read More »

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This blog was written by Tom Butterworth, a UWTSD Philosophy student.  I first heard about PASS coming to UWTSD Lampeter was when I received an email informing me that, if I wanted to, I could become a PASS leader. PASS …

Peer Assisted Study Sessions at UWTSD Lampeter Read More »

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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. …

The Somme Centenary at UWTSD Read More »

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