Professor Hazel Walford Davies wins prize for biography of Sir Owen Morgan Edwards

The University of Wales Sir Ellis Griffith Memorial Prize 2020 has been awarded to Professor Hazel Walford Davies for her volume O.M.: Cofiant Syr Owen Morgan Edwards.

This is the first full-length biography of this important Welsh educationist, scholar, author, historian, editor and politician who worked unstintingly between 1889 and his death in 1920 to ensure the revival of the Welsh language and its literature. As one of Wales’s most influential cultural benefactors, he paved the way for the modern development of Welsh education.