Dr Martin Wright
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
Membership and External Activity
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’).