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April 2016
Date April 20, 2016

Reflections on Wales and Europe – Dr Hywel Ceri Jones CMG

Institute of Welsh Politics Annual Lecture 2016 In this timely lecture, Dr Hywel Ceri Jones discussed the relationship between Wales and Europe, and shared a few of his personal reflections on how this relationship has developed over the last few decades and what the future holds for Wales and the UK within Europe. The lecture is available to watch.   

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January 2017
Date January 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Research Impact in the Social Sciences and Humanities

A one-day symposium organized by WISERD and the Aberystwyth University Transformative Social Science Programme to discuss how to maximise the impact of research in the social sciences and humanities with non-academic audiences including policy-makers, business, civil society, communities and the media. Guest speakers include Dr Richard Watermayer (Bath University) and Dr Sioned Pearce (WISERD, Cardiff University) and a panel of research users. Event Details E-mail transformative@aber.ac.uk to book a place.

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Date January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brexit and Wales – The Key Questions

What will Brexit mean for people and communities in Wales? What do we get from Europe now? What are the key questions that politicians need to ask to safeguard our interests in Wales after Brexit? You are invited to discuss these questions and more at the launch of the new WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society at Aberystwyth University, with short presentations on the implications of Brexit for Rural Wales by Professor Michael Woods, for European Migrants in Wales…

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February 2017
Date February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Wales Bill

Seminar with Professor Richard Rawlings (University College London)  

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March 2017
Date March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
April 2017
Date April 26 @ 1:10 pm - 2:30 pm

Problematising the role of online communities and social networking sites

Seminar Series Governance, Participation and Civil Society theme Wednesday 26th April @ 1.10 pm G3 Llandinam, DGES ‘I administer over 100 groups’: problematising the role of online communities and social networking sites, Taulant Guma, DGES Abstract Much of scholarly debate on online communities in the last two decades has revolved around two key conceptual dichotomies: ‘virtual/real’ and ‘online/offline’. At the same time, the field has been largely dominated by the often unchallenged narrative of ‘network thinking’ (Castells 2003). As a…

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August 2017
Date August 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Revitalise workshop:

Staff involved: Dr Huw Lewis and Dr Elin Royles  Revitalise is an AHRC funded network, coordinated by scholars at Aberystwyth University and the University of Edinburgh, that aims to examine the implications of current patterns of social change for our understanding of how efforts to promote the prospects of regional and minority languages should be designed and implemented. The network brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of academic researchers, spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences, along with a…

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September 2017
Date September 4 - September 15

Exhibition to highlight Newtown’s connections to the World

An exhibition in September will cast light on the connections that link the Mid Wales town of Newtown to the rest of the world, reporting on research conducted by members of the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberystwyth over the last three years. The study, as part of the GLOBAL-RURAL project, has been examining ‘everyday globalization’ in Newtown, looking at aspects including migration to and from the town, the trading relationships of the town’s businesses, social media use,…

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Date September 4

Revitalise: Language Revitalisation & Social Transformation

Revitalise is an AHRC funded network, coordinated by scholars at Aberystwyth University and the University of Edinburgh, that aims to examine the implications of current patterns of social change for our understanding of how efforts to promote the prospects of regional and minority languages should be designed and implemented. The network brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of academic researchers, spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences, along with a number of prominent language policy practitioners. For the latest…

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Date September 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

UK Language Policy after Brexit 2017: The influence of devolution

UK Language Policy after Brexit 2017: The influence of devolution 21 September 2017, Aberystwyth University  09:30 – 15:15 Plenary speaker: Prof. Sue Wright, University of Portsmouth Programme Registration (Tea and coffee) Welcome, Prof. Rhys Jones, Aberystwyth University Morning session: Brexit and modern languages Prof. Sue Wright, Portsmouth University: ‘What makes language policy work?’ Joanna McPake, Strathclyde University & Fiona Copland, University of Stirling: ‘The future of languages education in the ‘other’ UK nations’ Charlotte Selleck, University of the West of…

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