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March 2019

Visual Research Methods Workshop

March 20 @ 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Medrus 4, Penbryn
Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 2NN United Kingdom
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Aberystwyth University Wednesday, 20th March 2019 09:15 - 16:30 Visual images have become ubiquitous in contemporary culture and at the same time there has been a move towards creative methodologies in social research. This workshop will explore the visual image in mediated forms and its use as a tool of qualitative inquiry and dissemination. There will be an engagement with the ways in which images are read and created, and the ethical implications of researching the visual. Visual culture will…

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Global Rural: Encountering the Global Countryside

March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 2NN United Kingdom
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This year’s ‘Global-Rural’ theme encompasses many films that depict the impact of globalization on rural societies, as well as the rise of ‘rural cosmopolitanism’. Sunday 24 March, 5pm Global Rural: Encountering the Global Countryside Professor Michael Woods explores the impact of the globalization of rural societies and the responses of rural communities to these changes. Dr Francesca Fois will introduce the Sardinia case study and En Route film. 6.15pm En Route film What does it feel like to trek overland across Africa, risk the perilous…

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April 2019

Lunchtime Seminar Lleoli Cymru/Placing Wales

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Steve Crichter room, International Politics,

Two PhDs from Geography, History and Welsh History will share insights into their research on representations of Wales Flossie Kingsbury ‘Empty, wild, and foreign: the 70s counterculture’s view of Wales’ Kezia Garratt-Smithson ‘Building a Picture of Cardiganshire, 1542-1650’ Tuesday 9 April, 1:00 – 2:00 Steve Cricheter Room, International Politics Building All welcome – bring your lunch!  

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Promoting regional or minority languages in a global world

April 10
Wales House, Rond Point Schuman 11, B-1040
Brussels, Belgium
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May 2019

Lleoli Cymru / Placing Wales Seminar

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Steve Crichter room, International Politics,

Lleoli Cymru / Placing Wales Seminar Two colleagues from the Department of English and Creative Writing will present papers on the Welsh coastline and blurred borders. Neal Alexander: 'Shorelines: Welsh poetry in the littoral zone' Gavin Goodwin: 'Character and Cardigan Bay in the Stories of Cynan Jones' Wednesday 8 May, 1:00-2:00pm Steve Cricheter Room, International Politics Building All welcome – bring your lunch! For more information on Lleoli Cymru / Placing Wales, contact Lucy Taylor lft@aber.ac.uk CWPS is an interdisciplinary…

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Language, Culture and Identities Theme Workshop

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Steve Crichter room, International Politics,

Language, Culture and Identities Theme Workshop Date and time: Wednesday 15 May 12.00-13.30 Location: Steve Crichter Room, International Politics Papers ‘What kind of Headteachers do we want in Wales? An exploration of how the role is articulated in Headteacher job descriptions?’ Dr Andrew James Davies, School of Education (paper with Dr Alex Morgan, Emmajane Milton, Dr Mark Connolly, Dr Damian Donnelly and Iwan Ellis, all Cardiff University). Beth yw’r ots Gennyf i am Gymru?’ Astudiaeth o Allfudiaeth a Dyheadau Pobl Ifanc o’r Bröydd Cymraeg. –…

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June 2019

Civil society and inequalities

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
G3 Llandinam, DGES,

Lunchtime seminar Civil society and inequalities Two PhD students from the Department of Geography & Earth Science will share insights from their research on civil society Siobhan Maderson – ‘Organised And Watchful; Protecting Their Interests Against Attacks’: Beekeepers’ Civil Society Organisations and the Crisis of Pollinator Decline Beth Saunders – Gap-year Christians in Tanzania: advantages and challenges Wednesday 19th June, 13:00-14:00 G3, Llandinam Building All welcome – bring your lunch!

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A Mindset for the Anthropocene (AMA) Project: Integrating Personal and Socio-Ecological Transformation

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
L3 LLandinam Building, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth,
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A Mindset for the Anthropocene (AMA) Project: Integrating Personal and Socio-Ecological Transformation Zack Walsh, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam, Germany June 20, 2019 , 4-5pm, Aberystwyth University Lllandinam Building  L3 This presentation will introduce the AMA Project— a transdisciplinary research project at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany. It is a science-based reflection and empowerment hub for change agents engaging in personal transformation as an integral part of socio-ecological transformation. We believe there is an…

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One-day PhD Workshop Researching Wales: 2

June 24
Prif Neuadd Gwleidyddiaeth Rhyngwladol / Interpol Main Hall, Prifysgol Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom + Google Map

24 June, 2019, 9.30 – 4.30 Main Hall, International Politics Building All PhDs interested in Welsh politics and society are warmly invited to attend this free event. Following last year’s highly successful event, CWPS (Centre for Welsh Politics and Society) is organising another multidisciplinary one-day workshop for doctoral students researching Wales. Sessions in the morning will discuss intellectual issues, while afternoon sessions will tackle practical matters: conferences and publishing in academic journals. For more information on the event, see the…

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Sustainability and Language Workshop

June 24 @ 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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