Month: March 2016

Professor Andrew Petersen of the UWTSD School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology was presenting this week on ‘Water Resources and Use in Qatar Prior to the Discovery of Oil’ in the Quatar Foundation Annual Research Conference. The conference “builds on nationwide …

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The blog below was written by one of our Anthropology students, Lucinda: Hello! I’m Lucinda Walker, a second year anthropology student. I am writing about an excellent cultural exchange trip to Zimbabwe. I went in January 2016 with 6 other Anthropology …

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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 …

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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 …

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UWTSD Philosopher Professor David Cockburn explores the importance of “trust” in conversation.   In his 2014 paper Trust in Conversation Professor Cockburn argues that conversation requires an “epistemological leap” – a form of unobservable knowing – due to our constricted …

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The blog below was written by one of our Ancient History and Archaeology students, Heather: I can put a spell on you!! …well not you, but I can cast a spell on your dead body… You are probably thinking that I …

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6pm, Friday 22nd April Arts Hall, Lampeter Campus, University of Wales Trinity Saint David This talk is open to the public and free of charge. The University is delighted to host Satish Kumar on the 22nd April and welcomes members …

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The blog below was written by one of our Ancient History students, Stephany Aymerich: Hello everyone, I am Steph, second year Ancient history and anthropology student. Togidubnus!!! …You may think that I have just made that word up but it’s actually …

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The blog below was written by one of our Anthropology students, Stephany Aymerich: Well this being my first post I guess I should start by introducing myself. I am Steph, a second year student of Ancient History and Anthropology at UWTSD …

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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 …

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