Author: Anwen McConochie

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Seminar Cyhoeddus – Public Seminar ‘Understanding Wales’

Seminar Cyhoeddus – Public Seminar ‘Understanding Wales’ Dr Leon Gooberman, Prifysgol Caerdydd / Cardiff University Seminar Elin ‘Understanding Wales’ Leon Gooberman 131117 ‘Economic change and government reaction in Wales, 1934-2006’ 12.00 Dydd Llun, 13 Tachwedd, 2017 Ystafell y Bwrdd, Y Ganolfan Delweddu, Campws Penglais, Prifysgol Aberystwyth 12.00pm, Monday 13 November […]


Lifting the veil of kindness: ‘friendship’ and settler colonialism in Argentina’s Welsh Patagonia

The peaceable impulse of the Welsh in a global context of colonial brutality stands out as a beacon of generosity, yet even this ‘friendship’ served to reinforce, not undermine, the colonising project in Argentina and beyond, writes Lucy Taylor (Aberystwyth University). In July 2015, people in Argentina’s Chubut Province – and in Wales – […]

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Global-Rural Fieldwork

This summer some of the Global-Rural team are out and about at festivals in rural Wales. Researchers are conducting ethnographic observations and interviews with festival organisers to investigate processes of globalisation at work in and through some case-study events. They are exploring the extent to which festivals act as a […]

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Grant Awarded

Dr Catrin Wyn Edwards, a lecturer in the Department of International Politics, was awarded a grant from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol to undertake research on immigration and models of integration in Quebec and Catalonia, focussing specifically on language education policies. Catrin spent three months (February – May) as a visiting […]

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Writing Prize Finalist

PhD student Siobhan Maderson was one of twelve finalists in this year’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) writing competition, ‘Making Sense of Society’. Siobhan’s thesis, which is funded by the ESRC and Aberystwyth University as part of the WISERD/Civil Society programme, examines the traditional environmental knowledge of beekeepers, and […]

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Co-Director Honoured

Professor Michael Woods, Co-Director of the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberyswtyth, has been elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in recognition of his contribution to the social sciences in Wales. Michael was introduced as a Fellow at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in […]