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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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Transatlantic rural meeting hosted

The Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberystwyth hosted the annual meeting of the TransAtlantic Rural Research Network (TARRN) at the end of May, bringing together leading rural social scientists from the UK and United States. Over 40 participants joined the meeting in Aberystwyth, representing TARRN’s core members of […]