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Dr Martin Wright 

Mr Martin Wright
Position:Lecturer in History (Welsh Medium)

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 70830
Location: John Percival Building, Room 5.37

Research Interests

Modern British and Welsh History

History of Socialism and Radicalism.

Selected Publications

Paul Ward and Martin Wright, ‘Mirrors of Wales – Life Story as National Metaphor: Case Studies of R.J. Derfel (1824-1905) and Huw T. Edwards (1892-1970)’, History, Volume 95, Issue 317, January 2010, pp.  45-63.

Martin was awarded his PhD, entitled ‘Wales and Socialism 1880-1914: Political Culture and National Identity’ in 2012. His current research projects are focused upon further examination of the themes explored in this work.


Year 1

Contributions to

Modern Wales (HS1104)

The Modern World (HS1105)

History in Practice (HS1107)

Year 2

Diwydiannaeth, Radicaliaeth a’r Bobl Gyffredin yng Nghymru a Phrydain mewn Oes Chwyldro, 1789-1880 (HS1757).

Year 3

Socialism, Society and Politics in Britain, 1880-1918 (HS1860).

Llafur, Sosialaeth a Chymru, 1880-1979 (HS1862).

Dissertation Convener (HS1801)

Postgraduate Teaching:

Contributions to MA in Welsh History.