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Emyr Hymphreys

Monday 5 October, 2020

As a Society we are saddened by the death of literary giant Emyr Humphreys. Last year we celebrated his 100th birthday with a retrospective lecture, now a Cymmrodorion podcast. He was a recipient of our honorary Medal. It’s a great loss to Wales and further afield. We extend our...

September news

Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Our podcasts online We now have several podcasts of past lectures on our website. The most recent is our 2020 June Gruffydd Memorial Lecture with the Montgomeryshire Society; “The Novelist Elena Puw Morgan: Rethinking Modernism”. The novelist’s granddaughter, Dr Mererid Puw Davies, gave this talk, and it was co-authored...

Changes to 2020 Lecture Programme

Thursday 17 September, 2020

Regrettably the 24 September talk has been cancelled. We have a new lecture to announce and a change in dates. Here is our 2020 programme. 20th October – 6:30pm The Jews in Wales Dr. Cai Parry-Jones, Digital Archivist and Data Manager, the National Holocaust Centre and Museum. 19th November...

Would you like to join our Council?

Friday 28 August, 2020

Friday 28 August, 2020 A new chapter of the Cymmrodorion has opened, and we are looking for Council members. If you can guide us in strengthening our online presence, or have experience in lectures and events please get in touch.  Other experience is welcome too, and of course an appreciation of...

EISTEDDFOD LECTURE

Monday 3 August, 2020

We were very pleased to contribute online to this year’s Eisteddfod; if you wish to listen to this excellent lecture by Professor Gerwyn Williams click here to view on youtube.