On this page you will find information about events that took place during 2011
Research Seminars & Lectures
School of Optometry and Visual Sciences
Professor Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor at Harvard University and Director of the Harvard University Library, delivered Cardiff University’s Distinguished lecture on the subject of Jefferson’s Taper and the Future of Books to a capacity audience at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.
Humanities Building, Lecture Theatre 2.03
Cardiff Archaeology department hosted the annual meeting of the Early Medieval Wales Archaeology Research group.
Arts and Social Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor (Wolfson Floor), Special Collections Reading Room (SCOLAR)
2011 Annual Public Lecture "A Continuing City" -Why Antiquity Matters
The next meeting of the Bronze Age Forum will be hosted by the Department of Archaeology, Cardiff University. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in the Bronze Age archaeology of Britain, Ireland and our nearest Continental neighbours. The conference covers both the early and later Bronze Age and will present information on new discoveries, artefact synthesis and discussion papers.
New Statesman 'Hot Ticket' lecture: Thursday 10 November 2011, 7.30pm
Cardiff's Professor Miranda Aldhouse-Green gives a lecture on Boudica / Boudicea: Myth & Reality at Bath Literary and Scientific Institute.
Cardiff University, Trevithik Building, room 0.07
Postgraduate Conference, Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK
Medieval Women in Truth and Legend
October 7th 2011
This forthcoming interdisciplinary international conference seeks to examine images and representations of medieval women.
Visit Cardiff University's excavations at Ham Hill in Somerset
Visit an archaeological dig and find out about our Roman past.
Free family learning day at Cosmeston Medieval Village. Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July 2011 10:00am - 4:00pm
Myths, Legends & Folklore Conference
17th–18th May 2011
Postgraduate students from Cardiff University, in conjunction with the University Graduate College, are running a two-day interdisciplinary conference on the broad theme of ‘Myths, Legends and Folklore’.
On 18th May 2011 the highly distinguished economics commentator Will Hutton will deliver a free public lecture hosted collaboratively by the School of History, Archaeology, and Religion and Cardiff Business School as part of the Keynes seminar series and the Cardiff Business School Lecture Series 2010-11.
At this FREE public lecture you can find out more about the remarkable recent discoveries made by archaeologists at Caerleon, including the previously unknown suburb of massive monumental buildings on the banks of the River Usk.
12 February 2011
10am – 5.30pm on 12 February 2011. St Michael’s College, 54 Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff.
19 January 2011
A one-day colloquium at Cardiff University