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