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Welsh Ballads Digitisation Seminar

Partners in the Welsh Ballads Digitisation Project


Welsh Ballads Digitisation Project

Open seminar for academics, students and the public
Monday, 14 September, 10am – 4pm


Cardiff University, Arts and Social Studies Library, Colum Drive


10.00 am – Welcome and Introduction by Session Chair: Mr Peter Keelan (Cardiff)

10.15 – Prof. Peredur Lynch (Bangor): Welsh Ballads Context: Welsh Militia Ballads
           and the Growth of British Patriotism

10.45 – Dr A Cynfael Lake (Swansea): 18th Century Printed Ballads

11.15 – Dr E. Wyn James (Cardiff): Glamorgan Ballads

11.45 – Questions / Discussion

12.15 pm  Lunch (buffet lunch provided)

1.15 – Ballads Projects: Session Chair: Prof. Andrew Prescott (Lampeter)

1.20 - Dr Giles Bergel (Oxford): The English Broadside Ballad Archive and the
          Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads Database

1.50 – Lyn Lewis Dafis (National Library of Wales): Digitising Welsh Ballads

2.20 – Peter Keelan (Cardiff ): Scottish Digitised Ballads: A Demonstration

2.50 – Questions / Discussion

3.00 – Coffee

3.20 – Digitising Ballads: Roundtable Summary and Where Next?

4.00 pm - Close