PROFESSOR CHRIS WILLIAMS
Friday 29 November, 2013
Richard Burton (born Richard Jenkins, Pontrhydyfen, Glamorgan, 1925; died Celigny, Switzerland, 1984) is one of the most famous Welshmen of the twentieth century, whose global renown (or notoreity, depending on your point of view) is perhaps only exceeded by that of the equally colourful Dylan Thomas. Following on the...
Professor Richard Griffiths
Monday 21 January, 2013
Until recently, almost everything written about the society created by the Welsh coal boom has focused on the workers and the unions. This talk will attempt to redress the balance a little, by examining the nature of the middle-class society created by the entrepreneurs – not only the coalowners,...
Friday 16 November, 2012
Dr Sara Elin Roberts
Thursday 5 July, 2012
The paper will look at the history of one particular manuscript of medieval Welsh law, or Cyfraith Hywel: Peniarth 259B. Following an introduction to medieval Welsh law and manuscript production, the discussion will turn to an interesting note found in the manuscript which appears to link it with Pontefract....
Tuesday 8 May, 2012
Listen to an MP3 edition of a lecture by Martin Shipton (Chief Reporter of the Western Mail) given to the Society on 8 May 2012 at the Medical Society of London.