Dr Martin Wright
Lecturer in History (Welsh Medium)
- Modern British and Welsh History
- History of Socialism and Radicalism
Education and qualifications
BA Hons (University of Wales), 1987
M Phil (University of Wales), 1992
PhD (Cardiff University), 2012
2007 – Present: Cardiff University (PhD student & subsequently Welsh Medium Lecturer in History)
2006-7: University of Huddersfield – Research Assistant
2005-7: University of Wales, Lampeter -Associate Lecturer
2005-6: Ceredigion County Council- Welsh for Adults Tutor
1994-2004: University of Wales, Aberystwyth – Tutor and Administrator in Continuing Education / Head of Centre for Continuing Education
1990-1997: University of Wales, Lampeter - Associate Lecturer in History and Tutor in Adult and Continuing Education
- Chairperson of Llafur, The Welsh People's History Society
- Reviews Editor, Welsh History Review
Recent presentations and conference papers include
- November 2011, Welsh History Society, Cardiff University: 'Wales, The Clarion and the Culture of Socialism, 1880-1914'.
- November 2009, New Voices in Celtic Studies Conference, University of Aberdeen: 'Lost in Translation: Socialism, the Welsh Language and the Printed Word, 1880-1920s'.
- September 2009, Ireland – Wales Correspondences Cenference, Cardiff University: 'Lost in Translation: Socialism, the Welsh Language and the Printed Word, 1880-1920s'.
- August 2008, North American Association for the Study of Welsh History and Culture, Toronto: 'Robert Jones Derfel, 1824-1905'.
- May 2008, Cynhadledd Blynyddol Canolfan Addysg Uwch Cyfrwng Cymraeg, Gregynog: 'Y Traddodiad Sosialaidd Cymraeg' ('The Welsh Socialist Tradition').
- Modern Wales (HS1104)
- The Modern World (HS1105)
- History in Practice (HS1107)
- Diwydiannaeth, Radicaliaeth a'r Bobl Gyffredin yng Nghymru a Phrydain mewn Oes Chwyldro, 1789-1880 (HS1757)
- Socialism, Society and Politics in Britain, 1880-1918 (HS1860)
- Llafur, Sosialaeth a Chymru, 1880-1979 (HS1862)
- Dissertation Convener (HS1801)
- Contributions to MA in Welsh History