Dr David Wyatt
Location:John Percival Building, Room 5.41
- Slavery in the societies of medieval Britain c. 800-1200 a.d.
- The warrior fraternities of medieval Britain c. 800-1200 a.d.
- Concepts of gender and power in early-medieval Britain.
- The beginnings of English imperialism: political and cultural interaction between the societies of Britain in the 11th and 12th centuries.
- Viking settlement and society in the Irish Sea region.
- The narrative of William A. Hall (a fugitive slave in Cardiff) and Welsh anti-slavery sentiments, 1861-65
- Community engagement, co-production and heritage regeneration
Successful Grant Applications Secured
2012 AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Award £20k
2013 AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Development Award - Digging Caerau £80k
2013 AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Follow Up Award - HEART of Cardiff Project £32k
2012 Cardiff Celebrating Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Engagement
2011 Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) Highly Commended Award for the Exploring the Past Progression Pathway
HS1101 Medieval Europe
Level 1 Module 20 Credits
- The module provides an introduction to the history of Europe during the Middle Ages.
HS1107 History in Practice: Fury, Folly and Footnotes
Level 1 Module 20 Credits
- History in Practice introduces students to the different frameworks which underpin historical research and the many different ways of writing history, while providing training in the skills necessary to practice history at undergraduate level.
HS2428 Heritage Communication
Level 2 Module 20 Credits
- This module aims to bring an understanding of how heritage is created and curated in the present. It examines the value of producing material that is relevant to the general public, and the broader benefits of doing so, to society as a whole. Students gain an appreciation of how heritage can be used to affect public perception and how it can sometimes be misinterpreted, misused or misplaced.
HS1818 Slavery and Sin
Level 3 Module 30 Credits
Slavery and Sin
- This module examines the enormous social and cultural significance of slavery in Christian Europe from the late Roman period to the eve of the discovery of the New World.
HST903 Themes in Ancient & Medieval Warfare
MA in Ancient & Medieval Warfare 20 Credits
Lifelong Learning Teaching - Exploring the Past
I conceived, designed and manage this foundation pathway which provides non-traditional adult learners with progression onto part-time degree schemes in SHARE with advanced standing. For further details see:
Exploring the Past Web Site:
Impact and Engagement
As community engagement co-ordinator for the School
- I promote and manage community engagement, widening access and outreach initiatives in the School
- I contribute to and lead the development of new outreach and engagement initiatives.
- I contribute to creating collaborative initiatives and programmes internally and externally.
Selected Research and Engagement Projects
CAER Heritage Project
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The Caerau and Ely Rediscovering Heritage Project (CAER) engages Cardiff's Ely and Caerau communities in researching their past, building a detailed picture of the history and archaeology of this vibrant area. For further details of the project see my research page.
Project website: http://caerheritageproject.com
Facebook Page with information & images: http://www.facebook.com/#!/CAERHeritageProject
SHARE with Schools Project
I co-ordinate SHARE with Schools (SwS) a project which creates links with local secondary schools and sixth forms in a variety of 'widening access' locations in South-east Wales (currently Ely, Caerau, Leckwith and the Cynon Valley). For further details of the project see my research page.
Project web site: http://sharewithschools.wordpress.com/
I am a public engagement ambassador with the National Centre for the Coordination of Public Engagement, an institution which promotes Public Engagement in Higher Education Institutions across the UK