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SETTLER COLONIALISM AND WELSH PATAGONIA: WHY WE NEED A MORE COMPLEX VIEW

September 20, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr Lucy Taylor
Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University

Admired in Wales for irrigation and peaceable relations with indigenous neighbours, the 156 pioneers who crossed perilous seas to establish Y Wladfa struggled to resist assimilation by an Argentine state keen on building a coherent nation. This talk will chart these tensions, including appeals for help from the Empire in London.

Dr Elizabeth Siberry OBE, Member of Council in the chair