On this page you will find information about current and forthcoming events in the School.
Research Seminars & Lectures
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The Emperor in the Byzantine World
Cardiff University, 25-27 April 2014
5 April 2014
On the 5th April, Holocaust Survivor Mala Tribach will share her testimony with the Cardiff community to mark the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp by British Troops.
‘Re-presenting Lady Rhondda (1883-1958): a Biographical History’ Professor Angela V. John, 6pm, Tuesday 1 April 2014 in Room 0.36, John Percival Building
Crusades Centre Public Lecture: Hospitalier convent of San Giovanni di Pre in Genova, Dr Elena Bellomo, SHARE, 27 February
Historical Association/Exploring the Past Lecture series: Papal-Jewish Relations in the Central Middle Ages, Dr Rebecca Rist (University of Reading) 26 February at 7.15pm
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Heritage Hunters, Cardiff Bay Half-term free family fun
Centre for the Study of Medieval Society and Culture Lecture, title tbc, Dr Bronach Kane 18 February
Lecture Theatre 0.22 of the Law Building
The Grey Friars Project: Finding Richard III
Glamorgan Building, Glamorgan Council Chamber
The Islam UK Centre runs a free annual public lecture series each Spring. Speakers come from across the UK and overseas to give details of the latest research available.
Emotion and the Researcher - In spring 2014, the Families, Identities and Gender Research Network will host two interdisciplinary workshops on ‘Emotion and the Researcher’. The first workshop is co-hosted with the West of England & South Wales Women’s History Network. Both events are free to attend, but attendees must register (so that we can monitor numbers and ensure venues are appropriate for both events). See below for registration details, and for the full programme of both events.
For Emotion and the Researcher Workshop 1, Saturday 25th January 2014, register here.
For Emotion and the Researcher Workshop 2, Saturday 29th March 2014, register here.
Tolkien, Kipling and Romantic Anglo-Saxonism: two 'mythologies for England' - This paper focuses on the parallels between Tolkien's The Book of Lost Tales (one of his earliest works, the first version of The Silmarillion) and Kipling's Puck of Pook's Hill. It examines these literary works via history, archaeology and folklore and traces makes a case for the importance of national identity for both writers.
The speaker is Dr Dimitra Fimi (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
7.15pm on Wednesday 22nd January 2014
Room M0.40 at the Centre for Lifelong Learning on Senghenydd Road, Cardiff
Cardiff Archaeological Society Public Lecture series: Proud, ambitious heaps: Elizabethan & Jacobean architecture 7.15pm in Main, Small Chemistry Lecture Theatre 9th January
The Chronology of Roman Trade in the India Ocean Dr Matthew Cobb (Trinity St David) 9th January