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November 2018

A PIECE OF WALES IN PATAGONIA

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Morlan Centre, Queen's Road
Aberystwyth, SY23 2HH United Kingdom
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A PIECE OF WALES IN PATAGONIA WHAT IS PATAGONIA REALLY LIKE TODAY? You are warmly invited to debate, discover and discuss at this exciting event With talks by Lucy Trotter (PhD student, Anthropology, London School of Economics) Dr Lucy Taylor (lecturer in International Politics at Aberystwyth University) Free tea and cake Games for children in Welsh, Spanish and English Photographic exhibition 10th November 2018, 10:00-13:00 Morlan Centre, Aberystwyth Free Admission

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Learning from Latin American Alternatives

November 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Medrus Mawr, Penbryn
Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom
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December 2018

How has Welsh civil society responded to the ‘refugee crisis’?

December 4, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Oasis, 69b Splott ROAD
Cardiff , Cardiff CF24 2BW United Kingdom
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This event will discuss the ways in which civil society has responded to refugees and asylum seekers in different parts of Wales in the wake of the recent ‘refugee crisis’. The event is aimed at policy makers and those who work in the third sector. We will present current research on refugees in Wales and share new research carried out with refugee-supporting organisations in Aberystwyth, Cardiff, and Swansea. The event takes a comparative look at these organisations and discusses their…

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Sandpit discussion ‘Placing Wales’

December 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
B.03 Visualisation Centre, Aberystwyth University
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 2NN United Kingdom
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  This event brings together academic staff to discuss the creation of a new research theme for the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society (to replace ‘Global Connections’). Preparation All participants will have already provided a three sentence description of their research, plus five key words. These will be distributed before the event. Aims of the Event Learn about one another’s research Share ideas and experiences Explore possible collaborations Develop plans for future activities  Overall rationale This research theme explores…

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January 2019

Encountering the Global Countryside

January 24, 2019
The Drwm, National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3BU United Kingdom
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We invite you to join us next week for a day of presentations and discussion from the ERC GLOBAL-RURAL project, which we have been conducting in DGES over the last five years. The presentations will explore different aspects of the impacts of globalization on rural areas, and rural community responses, including food and agriculture, land-grabbing, migration and cultural globalization - with case studies from Wales, Brazil, China, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and beyond. The programme finishes with a special screening…

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June 2019

Sustainability and Language Workshop

June 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Medrus 3, Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 2NN United Kingdom
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Organised by the RCE Cymru Network Language and Culture Circle of Interest and WISERD Language, Culture and Identity Research Network Date: Monday 24 June 2019 Location:  Medrus 3, Aberystwyth University Programe 1.00-1.30- Lunch 1.30 – Session 1: The Welsh Language and the Well-being of Future Generations Act Prof Rhys Jones, Aberystwyth University 2.30 – Session 2: Language and sustainability: developing an international research project Dr Huw Lewis, Aberystwyth University 3.30-4.00 -  Tea and broader discussion Please register for the event…

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August 2019

‘Cymru a datganoli: edrych yn ôl ac edrych ymlaen’

August 7, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Aberystwyth University Stand, National Eisteddfod 2019
Llanrwst, Conwy County United Kingdom
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A hithau bellach yn 20 mlynedd ers sefydlu’r Cynulliad Cenedlaethol bydd y sesiwn banel hon yn edrych yn ôl ar hynt gwleidyddiaeth Cymru yn ystod cyfnod datganoli gwleidyddol. A grëwyd gwleidyddiaeth mwy  cynhwysol a chyfranogol? Pa newidiadau pwysig a welwyd yn y pleidiau gwleidyddol? Sut mae cymdeithas sifil wedi ymateb i ddatganoli? Beth yw’r dyfarniad ar bolisiau cyhoeddus  Llywodraeth Cymru? A beth y   gellir ei ddisgwyl wrth i broses Brexit rygnu yn ei flaen?   Panel o gyn-fyfyrwyr Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol…

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‘Adfywio iaith: cydbwyso rôl llywodraeth a mudiadau cymdeithas sifil’

August 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Uned Prifysgol Aberystwyth, Maes yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol
Llanrwst, Sir Conwy United Kingdom
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Dr Huw Lewis and Dr Elin Royles will be presenting their research on language policy. In particular the work associated with the Revitalise research network. Lunch is provided.

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September 2019

Promoting Minority Languages: Evaluating the work of Regional Governments

September 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Centre for Welsh Politics and Society – WISERD@Aberystwyth in partnership with the National Assembly for Wales at GWLAD, 28.9.19 11.00-12.30 The National Assembly for Wales is hosting GWLAD, Future Wales Festival at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay 25-29 September 2019. We are delighted to be one of the festival partners by collaborating with the Assembly on this session. You’re welcome to order a free ticket here, tickets are going fast: https://devolution20.wales/gwlad-events/evaluating-regional-and-minority-language-strategies Here are further details regarding the event: A discussion…

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October 2019

BREXIT Where are we? What happens next? What does it mean for Wales?

October 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Morlan Centre, Queen's Road
Aberystwyth, SY23 2HH United Kingdom
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A public discussion with experts from Aberystwyth University  Organized by the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberystwyth Panellists: Dr Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins (Geography); Professor Emyr Lewis (Law); Dr Huw Lewis (Politics) Professor Nick Perdikis (Economics); Professor Michael Woods (Geography) Chair: Dr Anwen Jones (Pro Vice-Chancellor) All Welcome – Free Entry  

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