Dillwyn Day: Science, Culture, Society

 Dillwyn Day: Science, Culture, Society

Dillwyn  Day Flyer: Teresa at Microsope

 National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

Friday 22 June 2012, 10.00 – 17.00



Speakers included:

Professor Prys Morgan FRHistS FSA FLSW

Professor Chris Evans (University of Glamorgan)

Dr Kirsti Bohata (CREW, Swansea University)

Dr David Painting

Mr Richard Morris, FRPS

Professor Iwan Morus (Aberystwyth University)


Dr David Painting


Edwina Hart, Minister for Business, Science and Technology opens the symposium


Dr Kirsti Bohata addresses the symposium


Professor Chris Evans with a map of the Dillwyn canal network


Richard Morris


Dr David Painting





A one-day symposium organised by Swansea University and the Learned Society of Wales on the pivotal role of the Dillwyn dynasty in nineteenth century life: from Anti-Slavery and transatlantic trade to ground-breaking early photography, from feminist literature and pioneering industrial fiction to nation-building politics.


For a flyer for the event, please click here.


For further information on the Dillwyn Project, please see here