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The Learned Society of Wales events in November 2020
Free

Through the Language Prism: Monday 23rd November

Monday 23 November
Online,

Through the Language Prism / Trwy Brism Iaith

Monday 23 November - Wednesday 25 November
Zoom Webinar,
This virtual international symposium will bring together a wide range of people with an academic, cultural and political interest in bilingualism and...
Free

Science Seiat: A Conversation about Science and Technology in Welsh History and Heritage

Wednesday 18 November, at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online,
What is science to Wales, and Wales to science? Our country has a long and rich history of science, but despite the significant contribution that Welsh people have made to our...

Innovation, productivity and “levelling up R&D” – the opportunities for Wales

Tuesday 10 November, at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Zoom Webinar,
The productivity of the Welsh economy – as measured by GVA per head – is the lowest in the UK.   
Free

Zoom seminar: Impact in Principle and in Practice

Monday 9 November, at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Online,
Early Career Research Network – our first free Zoom seminar ‘Impact’ describes the benefits of academic research to wider society. This fir...
The Learned Society of Wales events in October 2020
Free

Wales & the World – Promoting Wales Internationally: The Next Steps

Thursday 22 October, at 10:00 AM - 1:10 PM
Online,
This event will explore the next steps needed to promote Wales on the international stage. We'll consider the topics of international relations, univ...
Free

Mary McAleese: ‘From child to world citizen: but what kind of world?’

Wednesday 14 October, at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Online,
‘From child to world citizen: but what kind of world?’
The Learned Society of Wales events in July 2020

Webinar: How Parliaments work and how they could work better

Thursday 2 July, at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Zoom Webinar,
With Sir Paul Silk A masterclass looking at how the UK and Welsh Parliaments operate. Drawing on comparative examples elsewhere in the world, this webinar w...

CERN and the Large Hadron Collider

Thursday 2 July, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom Webinar,
Join Professor Lyn Evans, former project lead for the Large Hadron Collider, CERN for a talk on the science behind the world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator....
The Learned Society of Wales events in March 2020
Free

POSTPONED: Lecture: Are we living in the Matrix? – Professor David Tong

Friday 20 March, at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Taliesin Theatre, Swansea University SA2 8PP
Unfortunately, the lecture scheduled for 19 March has had to be postponed. We are currently exploring dates in the autumn. Apol...

POSTPONED: A Journey in Science – a lecture by Dame Jean Thomas

Thursday 19 March, at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Faraday Lecture Theatre, Swansea University, Singleton Park Swansea, SA2 8PP
Unfortunately, the lecture scheduled for 18 March has had to be postponed. We are currently exploring dates in the autumn. Apol...

POSTPONED: Cyber Security Challenges for Small Nations

Friday 13 March, at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
University of South Wales, Newport Campus, Usk Way Newport, NP20 2BP
Unfortunately, the lecture scheduled for 13 March has had to be postponed.  We are currently exploring dates in the autumn. Ap...
The Learned Society of Wales events in February 2020

Universities as Global Communities

Thursday 13 February, at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bangor University,
The Learned Society of Wales events in January 2020

NEW DATE: The Significance Of The Opposition To The Great War In Wales, Cardiff

Thursday 16 January, at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cardiff University,
In association with the Learned Society of Wales Speaker: Dr Aled Eurig, Senior Lecturer, Department of Business, Swansea Univer...
The Learned Society of Wales events in December 2019
FREE

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

Tuesday 10 December 2019, 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 2019, 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 2019, 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 2019
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 2019, 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 2019, 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 ...
Free

Yr Hen Dwrneiod Llengar- Edward Lhuyd Lecture

Thursday 7 November 2019, 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
FREE

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

Monday 28 October 2019, 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 2019, 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 2019, 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
£5

Symposium: Morgan Llwyd o wynedd 1619 – 1659

Saturday 21 September 2019, 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...