Bowdler's Shapespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

On April 23, we commemorated the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. At UWTSD Lampeter, the Roderic Bowen Research Centre houses a fine collection of early printed works by and about the bard, including illustrated editions, critical studies, …

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Prof. Nigel Nayling and other members of the ForSEAdiscovery team preparing to dive that the Bayonnaise shipwreck.

To build ocean-going ships sound timber is needed, the ForSEAdiscovery project asks: Which forests supplied the timber for the construction of ships during the ‘Age of Discovery’? Did the Iberian forests supply the Iberian Empires with the materials to build their …

Archaeology Professor Nigel Nayling heads the ForSEAdiscovery project Read more »

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Prof. Simon Haslett and Luci Attala.

Anthropology lecturer Luci Attala (UWTSD) gave an inspiring keynote lecture at the Wales Nexus Conference, which focused on Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in Wales. The conference hosted several academics who demonstrated clear synergy between research and teaching, and …

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Two women holding out babies for rides on the back of a bear, from the right border of a page of the Lampeter Bible (1279), one of the manuscripts in the RBLA.

Are you interested in the rare books and manuscripts held in the Lampeter campus archive? Art Historian Dr Allan Barton is currently researching the Roderic Bowen Archive in Lampeter and sharing his findings online. From Oxford Binding, marbled “pastedowns” to …

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Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots

Senior Lecturer Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots investigates the cultural politics of food and drink and has a particular interest in the “visceral practices” involved in material engagements with foodstuffs. On Friday 11th March she was invited to speak at the SOAS …

UWTSD Anthropology Lecturer Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots explores “corporeal crafting” in the production of cider Read more »

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Dig at Rubayqa

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 …

Archaeology Professor Andrew Peterson presented work at prestigious Qatar Conference Read more »

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Inscription mentioning 'nemeton'.

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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