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Tours of Bangor University’s art and ceramic collections

Guided tours of Bangor University’s Art and Ceramic Collections will be held February to April 2020. The aim is to raise awareness of these important collections, with highlights including a mural by Edward Povey in Powis Hall, art and ceramics in the University’s Council Chamber Corridor and a chance to see and learn about works of arts by other renowned artists such as Kyffin Williams, Brenda Chamberlain, Peter Prendergast and Frederick William Hayes.

Publication date: 11 February 2020

Women in Publishing: a one-day symposium

Women in Publishing. On 15 February 2020, Bangor University will host influential women from across the publishing world for a one-day symposium.  

Publication date: 10 February 2020

Barriers to healthcare for deaf communities in Wales

Deaf people in Wales face serious challenges in getting the health care information and services that they need, according to a recently published report. (Health and Wellbeing for Deaf Communities in Wales: Scoping for a Wales-Wide Survey).

Publication date: 13 January 2020

Five years on from the Charlie Hebdo attack, ‘Je suis Charlie’ rings hollow

After the terror attack on the Paris office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on January 7 2015 left 12 people dead, many declared “Je suis Charlie” (“I am Charlie”) in solidarity. But behind the understandable emotion that accompanied such declarations lay a more complicated reality. Many reactions to the attack were more conservative than first appeared, and not in keeping with the values of the publication. Five years on, “Je suis Charlie” has quite a hollow ring to it.

This article by Jonathan ErvineSchool of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article

Publication date: 6 January 2020

Popular Poet and blogger publishes

Poet Carol Rumens, Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at the School of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics closes 2019 with two well-received recently published books.

Publication date: 18 December 2019