News: June 2019

History Student Partakes in Prestigious Westminster Work Placement

Bangor History student Sean Collier recently completed a parliamentary work placement at Westminster. This work placement formed part of Sean’s 2nd year studying for a BA in Modern and Contemporary History, and here he share’s some of his experiences of his time.

Publication date: 19 June 2019

Bangor Shares Experiences of Welsh Devolution

On Friday May 31, 2019, a group of researchers from the School, and other parts of the university, went to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA - the body co-ordinating the devolution of powers to the Greater Manchester region) to lead a workshop sharing Wales' experience of devolved administration.

Publication date: 18 June 2019

Where did Welsh advertisements go?

Decades ago brands such as Guinness, Ovaltine and Marks & Spencer created unique monolingual Welsh advertisements to be placed in magazines and Welsh newspapers. Today they are not advertising even bilingually in Wales. Moreover, there is a dearth of research into bilingual advertising in the Welsh context. It could be argued that in this technological age, it is easier than ever to advertise in Welsh, or bilingually, but there are not many examples.

Publication date: 17 June 2019

Exhibition: Celtic Studies in Bangor

Publication date: 7 June 2019

Professor of Music receives John Edwards Memorial Award by the Welsh Music Guild

Pwyll ap Siôn, Professor of Music at Bangor University’s School of Music and Media, has received this year’s John Edwards Memorial Award. 

Publication date: 4 June 2019