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poundsCardiff University’s School of Welsh rated best in Wales and 7th in the UK


Cardiff’s School of Welsh has been ranked best in Wales, and 7th in the UK, for the quality of its research, in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

poundsCardiff rewards creativity!


This year the School of Welsh, Cardiff University, is launching a new set of scholarships that will challenge the creativity of prospective students.

flower ‘Hello Mr President’ – The School of Welsh celebrates with Ireland’s head of state


Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, was in Wales for an official two-day visit along with his wife Sabina to celebrate the political, economic, educational and cultural connections between the two countries.

Loti Flowers Living history – student steps back in time to the Tudor era


Loti Flowers, a student from Crynant near Neath, will be swapping the life of a University student for that of a kitchen maid in the Tudor era with a new S4C living history programme, Y Llys.

book Novel on The Bookcase


Rhyw Flodau Rhyfel, the début novel of Dr Llŷr Gwyn Lewis, a lecturer at the School of Welsh, has been chosen as one of the volumes of The Bookcase this year.

running Cardiff Half Marathon


Congratulations to all School of Welsh staff who ran this year’s Cardiff Half Marathon. On Sunday 5 October Lowri Davies, Kelly Morgan, Glyn Wise and Geoff Wright...

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21 February 2015: In London

Professor E. Wyn James
‘From Old Country to New World: Emigration in Welsh Ballads’
In ‘Broadside Day 2015’ (organized by the ‘English Folk Dance & Song Society’ and the ‘Traditional Song Forum’),
Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, London, NW1 7AY

7 March 2015: In Aberystwyth

Professor E. Wyn James
‘Bogy and Bogatzky: Methodist Translating Networks in the Eighteenth Century’ [in Welsh]
One-Day Forum: ‘Translation into Welsh in Wales in the 18th and 19th Centuries’,
University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, in the Drwm, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

17 March 2015: In Cardiff

Professor M Wynn Thomas
‘Beriah Gwynfe Evans’
G.J Williams Memorial Lecture
Wine reception to follow

25 March 2015: In Cardiff

Professor Sioned Davies
‘The Welsh Alice’
Cardiff Children’s Lit Festival
City Hall, 7pm

21 April 2015: In Cardiff

Professor Jane Aaron
Iswlyn Memorial Lecture
Wine reception to follow

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