We have today taken the difficult decision to postpone our bi / multilingualism symposium, ‘Through the Language Prism’.
This is in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
We have worked for... Read More
Professor Hywel Thomas CBE FREng FRS FLSW MAE has been confirmed as the next President of the Learned Society of Wales, following a ballot of Fellows.
On 20 May he will succeed Sir Emyr Jones Parry, who has led the Society through a period of... Read More
It was with great sadness that we reported the death last month of Professor John Wyn Owen CB FRSPH FLSW, a Founding Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.
The following obituary has been written by Sir Emyr Jones Parry:
Our Universities as Global Communities conference took place in Bangor on 13th February. It was the third event in our Wales and the World series.
You can review the event here:
The Society-supported Multilingual Literatures Conference took place 17-19 July 2019. You can read the event report below:
‘Multilingual Literatures: An Interdisciplinary Conference’ was the dissemination s... Read More
As the Welsh rugby team compete for a place in the world cup final in Yokohama – with Japanese and Welsh fans singing ‘Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau’ and ‘Calon Lan’ in support – an event on Monday will consider how Wales should project itself on the world stage, and make better use of its sof... Read More
9.30-16.30 Monday 28 October
Cardiff Metropolitan University
This event will explore perspectives on soft power, and look to offer practical suggestions to develop Wales’s international profile.Read More
Our General Secretary, Alan Shore, recently represented the Society at a meeting of the world’s learned academies in Philadelphia. Below you can read about his trip.