Professor M Wynn Thomas OBE, Professor of English and Emyr Humphreys Professor of Welsh Writing in English, Swansea University
Friday 19 April, 2019
Dr David Jenkins, Honorary Research Fellow, National Museum Wales
Monday 4 March, 2019
Monday 27 August, 2018
The Cymmrodorion Eisteddfod lecture (the Annual Sir Thomas ParryWilliams Memorial Lecture) for 2018 explores the role of the Commission on Justice in Wales, which is chaired by the former Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgïedd. The lecture examines the history and implications of ‘the England and Wales jurisdiction’,...
Thursday 29 March, 2018
Monday 2 October, 2017
‘Yr ysbryd athrylithgar sydd yn awr yn cynhyrfu hiliogaeth y Cymry’: Darllenwyr Drych y Prif Oesoedd Theophilus Evans yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg
Dr Robin Chapman
Wednesday 14 June, 2017
Tuesday 23 May, 2017
Professor Miranda Aldhouse Green
Wednesday 22 March, 2017
Dr Rhian Davies
Tuesday 21 February, 2017
When Germany invaded Belgium in 1914, more than a million Belgians fled their homes and around 100,000 sought refuge in Britain. The Davies family of Llandinam assisted several families to come to Mid Wales and the artist members of this expatriate community were the subject of a major exhibition...
Professor Kenneth Morgan
Friday 17 February, 2017
Professor Wynn Thomas
Tuesday 6 December, 2016
Drawing on Michael Cronin’s model of ‘microcosmopolitanism’ and its appreciation of the complexity and diversity of small nations, in this lecture Professor Wynn Thomas champions the importance of ‘studying Wales today’, and suggests developments for securing a sustainable and dynamic future for the field.
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 energy was sufficiently groundbreaking and renowned for him to become a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1840. Born...
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 Dictionary of Welsh Biography from the foundation of the project by the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion during the 1930s...
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 the most important female contributors to the nineteenth century Welsh cultural revival and one of the period’s most fascinating...