Learned Society of Wales appoints Professor as Vice –President for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

17 May 2017

 Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations, David Boucher

Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations, David Boucher has been appointed as Vice-President (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) of The Learned Society of Wales.

The Society is Wales’s first national academy of science and letters and was established in 2010 to help promote awareness of how science, the arts, humanities and social sciences benefit society.

It draws upon the considerable strengths of over 450 distinguished Fellows and provides public benefit including expert scholarly advice on a variety of public policy issues related to science, engineering, medicine, arts, humanities and social sciences.

Professor Boucher has been a Fellow of the Society since 2011, and has served on its Council and General Purposes Committee prior to becoming Vice-President. He succeeds Professor M. Wynn Thomas of Swansea University in May 2017.

Professor Boucher is not the only Fellow of the Learned Society within The School of Law and Politics. He is joined by Professor of Law and Society, Daniel Wincott and Professor of Public International and European Law, Urfan Khaliq who were elected to the group in 2016.