Month: March 2017

Today’s blog has been written by Stephany Aymerich, who is studying Classical Civilisation at UWTSD Lampeter. Last week the Lampeter Campus saw its first Formal Hall for over 40 years. The event served as the closing episode of a series …

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This week’s blog was written by Dr Harriet Webster, Lecturer in Medieval History at UWTSD Lampeter. This year’s Medieval  Staff-Student Colloquium was held 27 February – 1 March 2017 on the theme of Travel and Migration in the Middle Ages.   …

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Look here, the border between the black and red is really telling

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 …

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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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Enoch 1

This week’s blog is by Dr Errietta Bissa, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at UWTSD Lampeter. She recently had the opportunity to sit in on Rhodri Thomas’s class on proto-satanic figures. We have all heard about the Dead Sea scrolls, …

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Today’s blog post is by Sarah Roberts, a Special Collections Curator at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, which houses the Special Collections of UWTSD, the university’s oldest printed books, manuscripts and archives and is one of the principal resources …

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This week’s blog continues our series introducing staff who have recently started at UWTSD. This week’s interviewee is Dr Kerem Öge, who is a Lecturer in International Political Economy at UWTSD Lampeter.   What areas do you research? My research expertise …

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Arriving at the Museum!

  Some UWTSD Lampeter students studying Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology recently went on a trip to the British Museum. They got to spend the day exploring ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Assyrian material culture. 

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