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 range of workshops were run by Classicists and Ancient Historians from the Faculty of Humanities, including Dr Matthew Cobb, Dr Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen, Dr Fiona Mitchell, Dr Ruth Parkes and Dr Kyle Erickson. Closely allied to the OCR Classical Studies syllabus, these workshops covered themes as diverse as ‘heroic masculinity in art’ to the […]

Ancient World

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

In this blog, we are finding out more about one our newest members of staff at UWTSD, Dr Angus Slater, Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies. Where were you before you came to UWTSD?   Before coming to UWTSD, I had studied for my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Lancaster University in the northwest of England. […]

Religion

In this blog we are finding out more about one of the newest members of staff at UWTSD, Dr Jessica M. Keady, Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies. Where were you before you came to UWTSD? In 2011, I secured Arts and Humanities Research Council funding to complete a PhD in Religions and Theology at […]

Religion

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.       During the conference UNESCO ambassadors led themed discussions that were followed by […]

Humanities

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) at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, UK. Final Report Chinese objects often […]

Chinese Studies