Fellows at the Eisteddfod

A number of the Learned Society of Wales’ Fellows are involved in this year’s Eisteddfod AmGen. To join the events, visit the virtual Maes (Welsh language events).

Thursday 5 August
16:00, Sciences: Discussion panel of the day: Hinsawdd – Beth Nesaf?
Elin Rhys in conversation with Professor Siwan DaviesProfessor Gareth Wyn Jones and Erin Owen about COP26.

Friday 6 August
11.30, Societies: Sgwrs rhwng Dwy
Professor Mererid Hopwood, Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies Aberystwyth University and Academi Heddwch will be joined by Meg Elis, author, translator and campaigner. We will hear the story of Meg’s campaigns in Greenham Common and for the Welsh language and the amazing story of her Mam-gu (Grandmother) leading the Peace Petition campaign from the Women of Wales to the Women of America in 1924.

12.30, Y Babell Llen: Cynfrinachau Eluned Phillips
Professor Menna Elfyn, editor of Cynfrinachau, explores some of the key themes of Eluned Phillips’s recently published novel.

13:00 Science: Cofio Syr JMT
Portrait of the late Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas.