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Cardiff University Events

Saturday 31 July

2.00pm

Talk: Strengthening Families Programme
Dr Jeremy Segrott, Cardiff Institute for Society, Health and Ethics (CISHE), Cardiff University
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion


Monday 2nd August

10.00am

Presentation - National Qualification for Tutors
Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre
Where: Welsh Learners’ Pavilion, Maes D

11.00am

Lecture - Future Animals - What will pets look like in a thousand years time?
Marc Evans (Plasmawr Welsh Comprehensive School)
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

1.00pm

Website introductory session - A taste of research projects at the School of Welsh, looking at the Dafydd ap Gwilym Project
Dr Dylan Foster Evans, School of Welsh
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

2.00pm

Lecture - Future Animals - What will pets look like in a thousand years time?
Marc Evans (Plasmawr Welsh Comprehensive School)
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

3.00pm

Lecture - Keeping the language alive! - Come and discover how you can support Welsh learners and receive £20 for doing so
An event hosted by the Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre Bridging Scheme
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

3.00pm
Launch
- 'Cerddi Dafydd ap Gwilym'
Dr Dylan Foster Evans, School of Welsh, one of the book’s editors
Where: Societies Tent

3.00pm
Lecture
- Tissue Engineering: An introduction to the main exhibition
Dr Arwyn T. Jones, Welsh School of Pharmacy
Where: Science Lecture Theatre


Tuesday 3 August

11.00am

Talk and roadshow - Introducing ‘Welsh Voices of the Great War Online’
Bring your World War 1 heirlooms and artefacts to be assessed, scanned, photographed and recorded for posterity.
Gethin Matthews, Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion
Where: Literature Pavilion

11.00am
Launch
- Launch of the volume Canu Caeth ed. Dr Daniel Williams (Swansea University)
The volume contains chapters by Dr Bill Jones (Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion), Dr E. Wyn James and Dr Simon Brooks (School of Welsh)
Where: Swansea University Stand

1.00pm

Website introductory session - Ann Griffiths website
A taste of research projects at the School of Welsh looking at the Ann Griffiths’ website
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

2.00pm

Lecture - Tissue Engineering: An introduction to the main exhibition
Dr Arwyn T. Jones, Welsh School of Pharmacy
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

3.00pm

Talk - Strengthening Families Programme
Dr Jeremy Segrott, Cardiff Institute for Society, Health and Ethics (CISHE), Cardiff University
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion


Wednesday 4 August

11.00am

Lecture - Keeping the language alive! - Come and discover how you can support Welsh learners and receive £20 for doing so
An event hosted by the Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre Bridging Scheme
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

1.00pm

Website introductory session - A taste of research projects at the School of Welsh based around 'An electronic corpus of medieval Welsh prose'.
Dr Diana Luft, School of Welsh and Professor Sioned Davies, Head of the School of Welsh
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

2.00pm

Choir practice - Aelwyd y Waun Ddyfal
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

2.00pm
Treasure Hunt around the Eisteddfod field!

The treasure hunt will end at the Cardiff University pavilion with cold drinks and fruit and the opportunity to learn about the new courses at Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre.
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion


Thursday 5 August

11.00am

Lecture - Annual lecture of the Bob Owen Society
“Cwnnu’r Genedl Gyda’n Gilydd”: Dr Ceinwen H. Thomas’ contribution - Dr E.Wyn James, School of Welsh
Where: Societies Tent

11.00am
Lecture
- WISERD: Changing the Research Landscape in Wales
Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD), Dr. Robin Mann
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

12.00pm

Launch - ‘Brwydr i Baradwys’ - by Dr Huw S. Thomas, School of Welsh Language, Policy and Planning Research Unit.
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

1.00pm

School of Welsh Alumni reunion - There will be a warm welcome to all of the School’s past students who wish to join us. E-mail or phone the School’s Office for more information: cymraeg@caerdydd.ac.uk, 02920 874843.
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

2.30pm

Codi’r Llen - An opportunity to hear School of Welsh students perform their script work.
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

4.00pm

Lecture - ‘Y Mabinogion’ Professor Sioned Davies, Head of the School of Welsh
Where: Maes D

4.00pm
Launch
- Digitising Ballads project
Dr E. Wyn James (School of Welsh)
Where: National Library of Wales stand


Friday 6 August

11.00am

Talk and roadshowIntroducing ‘Welsh Voices of the Great War Online’
Bring your World War 1 heirlooms and artefacts to be assessed, scanned, photographed and recorded for posterity.
Gethin Matthews, Cardiff School of History & Archaeology
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

1.00pm

Website introductory session – A taste of research projects at the School of Welsh looking at the Welsh Ballads Website
Dr E. Wyn James, School of Welsh
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

2.00pm

Talk - Strengthening Families Programme
Dr Jeremy Segrott, Cardiff Institute for Society, Health and Ethics (CISHE), Cardiff University
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion


Saturday 7 August

3.00pm

Performance - A performance of ‘Y Gŵr Cadarn’ by the School of Welsh Drama Company
Where: Cardiff University Pavilion

Events Everyday


Visit the Cardiff University Pavilion (in the Science & Technology Pavilion)

  • Hands-on interactive fun and learning for the young and the young at heart with a range of Techniquest visitor attractions.
  • Take part in colouring activities, badge-making, and other craft activities, and enter the ‘Romans Go Home!’ competition for a chance to win a Roman Goody Bag.
  • Dress up like a Roman in our costume corner, pose as a centurion or add a picture to our colouring wall.
  • View ‘The $1000 Genome’ and ‘Future Animals’ exhibitions and draw your own depiction of an animal in 1000 year’s time.