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William R Grove: The Fuel Cell and the Hydrogen Economy

Wednesday 23 November, 2016

William Robert Grove (1811-1896) was a physical scientist who is known as “the father of the fuel cell”. His pioneering research on fuel cell technology and on the conservation of

The history and future of the Dictionary of Welsh Biography

Professor Dafydd Johnston

Tuesday 25 October, 2016

In this lecture, Professor Dafydd Johnston, Director of the Universty of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, and a Co-Editor of the Dictionary, traces the history of the

YR Arglwyddes Llanofer: y bersonoliaeth tu ôl I’R prosiect

Dr Celyn Gurden-Williams

Monday 1 August, 2016

A Welsh-language lecture given at the National Eisteddfod in Abergavenny on Monday, 1 August 2016 by Dr Celyn Gurden-Williams on the subject of Lady Llanover (1802 – 1896), one of

Caerfyrddin 1966: etholiad i newid gwleidyddiaeth Prydain?

Rhys Evans

Wednesday 15 June, 2016

A Welsh-language lecture by the author and journalist, Rhys Evans, on the circumstances and significance of the election in the 1966 Carmarthen by-election of Gwynfor Evans, the first Plaid Cymru

Haven from Hitler: Kate Bosse-Griffiths’s Escape from Nazi Germany to Wales

Heini Gruffudd

Tuesday 15 March, 2016

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The Mills Family of Llanidloes: An extraordinary musical legacy

Richard Meredith

Wednesday 24 February, 2016

The Annual June Gruffydd Memorial Lecture, organised in association with the Montgomeryshire Society. The lecture focuses on the three generations of the renowned Mills Family of Llanidloes, who spanned the nineteenth century,

The Ancient Britons: Sociability, Pageantry and Patriotism in the First London Welsh Society

Rhys Kaminski-Jones

Wednesday 27 January, 2016

The Most Honourable and Loyal Society of Ancient Britons, founded in London in 1715, was a complex and multi-faceted patriotic phenomenon. It was simultaneously a mouthpiece for royalist propaganda and

Identity, Immigration and Assimilation: The Case of the Welsh Settlement in Patagonia

Professor E Wyn James

Wednesday 25 November, 2015

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Wales and the Magna Carta

Professor Thomas Watkin

Wednesday 28 October, 2015

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Love, Money and Art: The Davies Sisters and a Fortune for Wales

Trevor Fishlock

Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Gwenda Sippings, Chair of the Society’s Council in the chair About the Lecture Gwendoline Davies (1882-1951) and Margaret Davies (1884-1963) were the granddaughters of the nineteenth century industrialist, David Davies

Wales and Agincourt

Dr Adam Chapman

Wednesday 15 April, 2015

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The Royal Welch Fusiliers and the Christmas Truce 1914 and 1915

Lt General Jonathon Riley

Tuesday 10 March, 2015

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Richard Wilson: A Tercentenary Re-Examination

Oliver Fairclough

Wednesday 18 February, 2015

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John Brett in Wales

Ann Summer

Wednesday 21 January, 2015

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