This week’s blog was written by Sara Norris a 2nd-year student reading for a MArts in Applied Anthropology at UWTSD Lampeter. For my ‘In the Field’ coursework I was granted the opportunity of working with the Streets Ahead Children’s Centre …

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Lucinda Walker, a third year Anthropology student at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, has had an article accepted for publication in the international publication, Anthropology Now. She submitted a paper to the popular journal and was quickly …

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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 …

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This autumn Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, Luci Attala, returned to Wales having completed the first part of her research with the Giriama in rural Kenya. Supported by the Wenner Gren Foundation, Luci is funded to explore the social and economic consequences …

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Examples of Late Bronze Age 'kitchenalia' from Arediou, Cyprus.

Staff from the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts are involved in publishing the results of an interdisciplinary project funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation,which examined the materiality of foodstuffs. This project brought together an international team of scholars from diverse …

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UWTSD’s Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Research Conference was a major success this year. The conference took place in Carmarthen on April 20th. 45 people attended and 25 gave papers. The conference had participants from all campuses including London, Lampeter, Carmarthen and Swansea. …

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Shadows with two light sources

The blog below was written by one of our Anthropology students, Lucinda: Hello! I’m Lucinda Walker, a second year Anthropology student. I will be writing about one of the most intellectually stimulating and hands-on Anthropology modules offered!  Our lecturer, Luci Attala, …

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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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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 …

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