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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This week’s blog is by Prof. Janet Burton, Professor of Medieval History at UWTSD Lampeter. She has recently returned from a trip to Konstanz, where she presented a paper with Dr Karen Stober on ‘Island Monastaries in England and Wales’. …

Lampeter – Zurich – Konstanz – Reichenau and Back Read more »

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Data from all of the archaeological excavations and surveys are kept in a Project GIS (Geographic Information System). Lidar data show here is at 1m resolution supplied by Environment Agency. This has been processed to supply a hillshade bitmap based on topographical heights. You can see rectangular and linear features within the overgrown 'fishponds' area circled in red.

  This blog was written by Dr Jemma Bezant, UWTSD Lecturer in Archaeology, and a member of the excavation team at Llanllyr Mansion. They say every good archaeologist has a wish list. A list of fabulous, intriguing and exciting places where …

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Lindisfarne Priory

This blog was written by Heather Para, a UWTSD PhD student in Archaeology, who took part in the dig. The history of Lindisfarne is as dramatic and mysterious as the landscape.  Windswept and remote, the island was home to Aidan …

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Assaulting the Keep, Lewis had been 'killed' at this point and his feet can be seen bottom right. Photo courtesy of Dave Pilling.

This blog was written by Lewis Calvert-Lee, one of our Medieval Studies students, recently took part in the reenactment of the siege at Beeston castle. ‘This weekend (4th – 5th June) I was at Beeston Castle taking part in a …

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UWTSD is the proud home of the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives (RBLA). The RBLA has in its collections 35,000 early printed works, 8 medieval manuscripts, around 100 post medieval manuscripts, and 69 incunabula. The RBLA is open not only to …

Looking Beyond the Text – Lampeter Bookbindings Read more »

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