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History Seminars

Semester 1: 2019-20

Wednesday 25 September 2019 - 6:00pm

Dr Toby Betenson (Bangor University), 'Sense and Sensitivity: How Snowflakes make metaethical hybrid theorists of us all', Main Arts, Council Chamber

Wednesday 2 October 2019 - 6:00pm

Dr Gareth Evans-Jones (Bangor University), ‘To shatter the shackles’: 19th century American slavery and the response of the Welsh', Main Arts, Council Chamber

Wednesday 23 October 2019 - 6:00pm

Dr Nikolaos Papadogiannis (Bangor University), 'Migration and Sexuality in West Germany in the 1960s–1980s', Main Arts, Council Chamber

Wednesday 6 November 2019 - 1:00pm

Dr Ross McGarry (University of Liverpool), 'Visualising Liminal Military Landscapes: an Autoethnographic Study of Armed Forces Day in the United Kingdom', Main Arts, Council Chamber

Wednesday 13 November 2019 - 1:00pm

Dr Euryn Roberts (Bangor University), 'Medieval Past, Modern Concerns: The Wales 1983 Festival of Castles',
Main Arts, Council Chamber

Wednesday 20 November 2019 - 1:00pm

Dr Gary Robinson (Bangor University), 'Working Grounds’: the significance of sea tenure within archaeology',
Main Arts, Council Chamber

Wednesday 27 November 2019 - 6:00pm

Eva Schürmann (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg), 'On the Relation of Perception and Worldview', Main Arts, Council Chamber

Wednesday 4 December 2019 - 6:00pm

Dr Bethan Loftus (Bangor University), 'Covert Surveillance and the Sociology of Policing: Taking the Moral Dimension Seriously', Main Arts, Council Chamber


1 February, 5.30pm, Teras 3

Dr David Tollerton (Exeter University), ‘Holocaust memory and the religious-secular landscape of contemporary Britain’.

25 January - 5.30pm - Teras 3

Nick Hayes (Nottingham Trent), "Did we really want a National Health Service? Popular Opinion and Patients’ Views on Existing Voluntary Hospital Provision."

7 December 2017 - 5.30pm - Council Chamber, Main Arts Building

Marc Collinson and Alun Ephraim, two of our PhD students, and Anna Olsson Rost who successfully completed her PhD in 2016, are to present a panel entitled:

‘Making policy for the 'people' ? ‘popular’ approaches to difficult problems in British Governance

2 November 2017, 5.30 pm - Cledwyn Room 3, Main Arts Building

Treason, Trust and the Succession of the Crown: How the training of Arthur, Prince of
Wales (1486-1502) almost ended the Tudor dynasty

Dr Sean Cunningham, Head of Medieval Records, National Archives, Kew."

2016 - 2017

6th October 2016 - 5.30pm - Cledwyn Room 3

'Jackie Chips' Wars: Gallipolo, Palestine and Harlech'

Neil Evans (Hon. Research Fellow, Cardiff University)

19th October 2016 - 5.30pm - Cledwyn Room 3

The Olympics and the City: historiography, ideology and legacy.

Prof. John Gold (Oxford Brookes University)

3rd November 2016 - 5.30pm - Cledwyn Room 3

A Social Frankenstein in our Midst: Victorian Prostitution

Dr Lesley Hulonce (Swansea University)

24th November 2016 - 5.30pm - Council Chamber

The Empress Matilda and the Succession to the English throne, 1141

Prof. Stephen Church (University of East Anglia)

1st December 2016 - 5.30pm - Council Chamber

“‘Encore une nation’ (Léon Faucher): Terfysgoedd Beca a Ffrainc’.

Prof. Paul O'Leary (Aberystwyth University)

9th February 2017 - 5.30pm - Cledwyn Room 3

William Lyndwood, bishop of St David’s (1442–6), and the Disestablishment

Dr Paul Cavell (Pembroke College, Cambridge University)

23rd February 2017 - 5.30pm - Cledwyn Room 3

Professor Duncan Tanner Memorial Seminar and Debate

Unreliable memories of Blair, New Labour and Welsh politics in the 1990s

Dr Kim Howells (Labour Member of Parliament for Pontypridd 1989 - 2010)

9th March 2017 - 5.30pm - Cledwyn Room 3

The Welsh Chronicles Research Group present: The Histories of Medieval Wales

Papers by:

‘Brut Ieuan Brechfa’

Ben Guy (University of Cambridge)

‘Dafydd ap Maredudd Glais and the Kings of the English’

 Katherine Himsworth (University of Aberystwyth)

Chair: Owain Jones

Previous Seminars

For a list of previous seminars, please visit the archived seminars page