Citizenship in the age of Brexit

As the political debate surrounding the UK’s exit from the European Union rages on, the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Annual Public Lecture will discuss citizenship in the age of Brexit. ‘Citizenship, ‘Race’ and Class: Hannah Arendt and Raymond Williams in the age of Brexit’ will be delivered by Professor Daniel G Williams, Director…

Have your say on the future of the National Assembly for Wales

Have your say on the future of the National Assembly for Wales Ceredigion residents will be able to voice their opinion on the future of the National Assembly for Wales at an open meeting which will be held at Theatr Arad Goch, Bath Street, Aberystwyth on Thursday, March 15 at 6pm. The meeting, Creating a…

Creating a Parliament for Wales – Have your say as part of our Electoral Reform consultation

As part of the Assembly Commission’s consultation on electoral reform, three events are being held across Wales during March to raise awareness of the consultation and provide context to the work done by the Expert Panel on Electoral Reform. The events have been arranged by the National Assembly for Wales in partnership with Wales Institute…

Cardiff reception for Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberystwyth

A new Aberystwyth University research centre dedicated to developing a greater understanding of contemporary politics and society in Wales completed its launch year with a reception in Cardiff Bay last Thursday 14 December. The Centre for Welsh Politics and Society /WISERD@Aberystwyth (CWPS) brings together geographers, modern historians, political scientists and psychologists to tackle some of the pressing…

Seminar Series Governance, Participation and Civil Society theme: Participation in rural civil society in later life: practices of stewardship and spaces of care, Dr Sophie Yarker, Dr Jesse Heley & Dr Laura Jones, DGES, Aberystwyth University

Seminar series Governance, Participation and Civil Society theme Wednesday 22nd November   @ 1.10 pm Steve Crichter room, International Politics Participation in rural civil society in later life: practices of stewardship and spaces of care, Dr Sophie Yarker, Dr Jesse Heley & Dr Laura Jones, DGES, Aberystwyth University  Abstract The demographic trend of increased longevity…

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 2017 Executive Board room, Visualisation…

ESRC – Festival of Social Science Schools Event : Imagining Alternative Futures for Mid Wales

This interactive event will enable young people to analyze data and information about the diverse challenges facing Mid Wales. It will also encourage them to devise solutions to these challenges, as a way of imagining an alternative and sustainable future for the region. The event is aimed at 16-18 year olds (sixth form), and will…

Conference addresses what the future holds for languages in a post-Brexit UK

As the debates and scrutiny of the EU Withdrawal Bill continue, Aberystwyth University is hosting a conference on the implications of Brexit for language policy. The UK Language Policy after Brexit 2017: The Influence of Devolution conference on Thursday 21 September takes place against a back-drop of widely reported falls in the numbers of young…