Humanities Workshops - 2018 Programme

The Humanities Workshops offer an engaging and accessible introduction to some of the academic topics explored in the Humanities Faculty. 

10.00 -10.30       Arrival + Tea & Coffee

10.30 - 11.30      Dr Ralph Haeussler - ‘Power and Ideology under the emperor Augustus’

11.30 - 12.30      Dr Kyle Erickson – ‘Alexander the Great: from myth to legend’

12.30 - 1.30        Lunch

1.30 - 2.30          Dr Ruth Parkes – ‘The Ancient Hero’

Location: Old Hall, St. David’s Building

Cost: £30 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments)

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10.00 -10.30       Arrival + Tea & Coffee

10.30 - 11.30      Dr Paul Wright – ‘The Politics of Poetry’

11.30 - 12.30      Dr Thomas Jansen - ‘What is China's One-Belt, One-Road Initiative?’

12.30 - 1.30        Lunch

1.30 - 2.30          Dr Kerem Öge - ‘How to Prevent the End of the World: Politics and Economics of Climate Change’

Location: Old Hall, St. David’s Building

Cost: £30 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments)

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Quentin Drew - ‘In the Footstep of Gerald’ - A Guided Tour of the Remains Strata Florida Abbey

A coach will leave from the Lampeter Campus at 10am.

Please bring a packed lunch and appropriate clothing and footwear.

Cost: £30 (inclusive of transport costs)

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Dr Martin Bates – ‘The Excavations at Llanllyr’

A coach will leave from the Lampeter Campus at 10am.

Please bring a packed lunch and appropriate clothing and footwear.

Cost: £30 (inclusive of transport costs)

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10.00 -10.30       Arrival + Tea & Coffee

10.30 - 11.30      Dr Lester Mason - ‘With truth and justice on our side - War Memorial unveiling speeches in west Wales 1919-1924

11.30 - 12.30      Dr Katharina Zinn – ‘The representation of Ancient Egypt in Modern Popular Culture’

12.30 - 1.30        Lunch

1.30 - 2.30          Dr Alex Scott - ‘Re-thinking the 80s’ 

Location: Old Hall, St. David’s Building

Cost: £30 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments)

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10.00 -10.30       Arrival + Tea & Coffee

10.30 - 11.30      Dr Rebekah Humphreys - ‘What is Speciesism?’

11.30 - 12.30      Prof David Cockburn - ‘Free will in a determined world?’

12.30 - 1.30        Lunch

1.30 - 2.30          Dr Tristan Nash - ‘Moral Dilemmas’

Location: Old Hall, St. David’s Building

Cost: £30 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments)

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10.00 -10.30       Arrival + Tea & Coffee

10.30 - 11.30      Dr Kyle Erickson – ‘Edges of the Ancient World’

11.30 - 12.30      Dr Louise Steel - ‘Mycenaean figurines’

12.30 - 1.30        Lunch

1.30 - 2.30          Dr Erietta Bissa – ‘Amazons in Myth and Culture’

Location: Old Hall, St. David’s Building

Cost: £30 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments)

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10.00 -10.30       Arrival + Tea & Coffee

10.30 - 11.30      Dr Emma-Jayne Abbotts - ‘The Anthropology of Food’

11.30 - 12.30      Dr Ros Coard – ‘Death and the Body’

12.30 - 1.30        Lunch

1.30 - 2.30          Luci Attala - ‘Virtual Reality: what does being human mean?’

Location: Old Hall, St. David’s Building

Cost: £30 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments)

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10.00 -10.30       Arrival + Tea & Coffee

10.30 - 11.30      Prof Janet Burton - 'The role of monasteries in medieval society'

11.30 - 12.30      Dr Nick Campion - ‘The End of the world’

12.30 - 1.30        Lunch

1.30 - 2.30          Prof Jane Cartwright - 'An Introduction to Welsh Hagiography and Saints'

Location: Old Hall, St. David’s Building

Cost: £30 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments)

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10.00 -10.30       Arrival + Tea & Coffee

10.30 - 11.30      Prof Bettina Schmidt – ‘Women and the changing religious landscape of Brazil’

11.30 - 12.30      Dr Catrin Williams – ‘Harlots and Heroines: Biblical Women and their Afterlives’

12.30 - 1.30        Lunch

1.30 - 2.30          Dr Sarah Lewis - ‘Religion and the 2011 Census' 

Location: Old Hall, St. David’s Building

Cost: £30 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments)

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Overnight Accommodation is available.

For further Information please contact the Faculty Office: facultyoffice@uwtsd.ac.uk