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The Learned Society of Wales events in December 2019

The role of arts and culture in developing Wales’s international profile

Tuesday 10 December, at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
National Museum Wales, Cardiff CF10 3NP
The Learned Society of Wales events in November 2019

Beyond the NHS: Is Health Really ‘Global’?

Wednesday 27 November, at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Hall, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University SY23 3FE,

Foreign Affairs and Domestic Courts: a Sea Change

Friday 22 November, at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
University of South Wales (Treforest Campus),
Lord Lloyd-Jones, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Faculty of Business and Society, USW in association with the Learned Societ...

Supercriticality: from blue fluid to green chemistry

Wednesday 20 November
On Wednesday 20th November Swansea University’s College of Engineering will host its third Zienkiewicz Lecture. The guest speaker will be Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff w...

Exploring Medieval Wales: Power, Language(s) and Literature

Saturday 9 November, at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
St Fagans National Museum of History, St Fagans National Museum of History Cardiff, CF5 6XB
This event is tied to Llys Llywelyn, the reconstruction of the thirteenth-century royal court of the Princes of Gwynedd at the Saint Fagans National Museum of History. It w...

Berlin Wall Falls 30 Years On: History, Politics and Identity

Friday 8 November, at 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Main Building, Cardiff University, Cardiff University CF10 3AT
As part of a programme of Cardiff University events to commemorate the events of autumn 1989 which led to the demise of the iron curtain, this one-day conference re-evaluates ...

Yr Hen Dwrneiod Llengar- Edward Lhuyd Lecture

Thursday 7 November, at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Swansea University, SA2 8PP
Lecture by yr Athro Gwynedd Parry The Edward Lhuyd Lecture is hosted by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and the Learned Society of Wales. This annual Welsh-language lectu...
The Learned Society of Wales events in October 2019

Soft Power Strategies – How should Wales project itself on the world stage?

Monday 28 October, at 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus Cardiff, CF5 2YB
Coinciding with the development of the Welsh Government’s International Strategy, our Wales and the World series aims to expand the discussion and deepen our understanding o...

A Curriculum for a Successful Future?

Thursday 17 October, at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Computational Foundry, Swansea University, Bay Campus Swansea, SA1 8EN
Educational, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Computer Science in association with Tec...

The Many Faces of Type 2 Diabetes

Saturday 12 October, at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
"The Many Faces of Type 2 Diabetes" event will be led by Professor F. Susan Wong BSc, MBBS PHD FRCP FHEA FLSW, who is a Clinical Professor of Experimental Diabetes and Metabol...
The Learned Society of Wales events in September 2019

Symposium: Morgan Llwyd o wynedd 1619 – 1659

Saturday 21 September, at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru, Penglais Road Aberystwyth, SY23 3BU United Kingdom
To mark the 400th anniversary of Morgan Llwyd's birth this is a series of presentations by experts to celebrate the life and work of the poet, writer and mystic. Speakers incl...

Early Medieval Wales Archaeology Research Group Biennial Colloquium

Saturday 21 September, at 9:00 AM - Sunday 22 September, at 5:00 PM
Hotel Mariners, Mariners Square Haverfordwest, SA61 2DU
Early Medieval Wales Archaeology Research Group Biennial Colloquium: New Research on Early Medieval Wales. EMWARG meets every two years in a different part of Wales to disc...

New light on Gildas

Monday 2 September, at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
National Library of Wales,
 Mon 2nd September 2019 Dr Iestyn Dani...
The Learned Society of Wales events in August 2019

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Lecture: Y Gyfraith yn ein Llên / The Law in our Literature

Thursday 8 August, at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Law in our Literature 8 August 2019 - 14:00 Eisteddfod Genedlaethol supported University of Wales Press Lecture. Professor Gwynedd Parry discuss...

Ar ymyl y gofod’ Eisteddfod Genedlaethol lecture

Wednesday 7 August, at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Llanrwst Sir Conwy, United Kingdom
Professor Eleri Pryse FLSW  from Aberystwyth University will deliver the Learned Society of Wales Lecture, chaired by Professor Alan Shore FLSW , in the science and technolog...
The Learned Society of Wales events in July 2019

The XVIth International Congress of Celtic Studies

Monday 22 July - Friday 26 July
Bangor University,
Supported by the Society 22–26 July 2019, Bangor University The International Congress of Celtic Studies is the foremost international gathering of sch...

Merthyr Science Festival

Saturday 20 July
Merthyr Tydfil,
Supported by the Society Merthyr Science Festival will debut in 2019 alongside the town’s long-standing annual Food Festival. The Festival will take pl...

Multilingual Literatures: Interdisciplinary Conference

Wednesday 17 July - Friday 19 July
Supported by the Society This conference sets out to explore diverging trends across minor and major languages, especially those with an established presenc...

Conference for Astronomy and Physics Students 2019 (CAPS)

Monday 8 July - Friday 12 July
Vivian Tower, Swansea University, Department of Physics, Vivian Tower, Swansea University, Singleton Park Swansea, SA2 8PP
Supported by the Society 8-12 July, Swansea University Conference for Astronomy and Physics Students 2019 (CAPS) The Conference of As...

WISERD Annual Conference 2019

Wednesday 3 July, at 9:00 AM - Thursday 4 July, at 4:00 PM
Aberystwyth University,
3-4 July, Aberystwyth University WISERD Annual Conference – Professor Sally Power FLSW; Professor Ian Rees Jones FLSW; Professor Chris Taylor FLSW; and Professor Michael ...
The Learned Society of Wales events in June 2019

Lampeter Lecture | Darlith Llambed

Monday 17 June, at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Professor Jane Burton FLSW, Professor of Medieval History at the University of Wales Trinity St David is giving the Learned Society of Wales 2019 lecture at Lampeter Campus. ...
The Learned Society of Wales events in May 2019

Swansea Pint of Science

Monday 20 May - Wednesday 22 May
Pint of Science is a worldwide science festival that takes 
The Learned Society of Wales events in April 2019

Photography and the Languages of Reconstruction after the Second World War, 1944-49

Friday 12 April, at 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Council Chamber, Cardiff University CF10 3AT
Research on post-war reconstruction has focused on either the rebuilding of urban centres in Europe or the construction of a new world order (as represented both by the Europe...

Translating the Absurd: The plays of Samuel Beckett in Welsh.

Thursday 11 April, at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
National Library of Wales,

Perspectives from UK General Practice for Universal Health Coverage Internationally

Tuesday 9 April, at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Temple of Peace, King Edward VII Avenue Cardiff, CF10 3AP
Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard is Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners, which represents and supports over 50,000 GPs in the UK. She grew up in Swansea and, aft...