9th Celtic Linguistics Conference

01/09/2016 - 02/09/2016

We are happy to announce that the 9th Celtic Linguistics Conference (CLC9) will be held between the 1 – 2 September 2016 at the School of Welsh, Cardiff University. The conference will include papers and posters on aspects of the linguistics of the Celtic languages. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) phonology, phonetics, syntax, sociolinguistics, historical development, speech technology, and issues relevant to minority languages. Invited speakers:

  • Dr Mari Jones (Cambridge University)
  • Emeritus Professor Patrick Sims-Williams (Aberystwyth University)
  • Dr Gwen Awbery (Aberystwyth University)
Local Committee:
  • Dr Jonathan Morris
  • Dr Iwan Rees
Programme The programme is available here: Registration The Conference Fee is £70 which includes lunch and refreshments on both days. You can register here: Accommodation There are several hotels near the University, listed here:
Nevertheless, it is fairly easy to get around Cardiff (especially on foot) and therefore you may want to consider places elsewhere in the city. More information is available on    websites like There are also cheaper hostels in different parts of the capital: Contact us:  

Welsh and Bilingual provision in the Tourism Sector in Wales – Dr Robert Lewis


This seminar by Dr Robert Lewis is part of the Research Seminars programme in the School of Welsh.

Y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf – Sgyrsiau yn Gymraeg


Y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf – Sgyrsiau yn Gymraeg

J.E. Caerwyn Williams and Gwen Williams Memorial Lecture


Dr Nerys Ann Jones will be giving the lecture this year. Thje lecture will be through the medium of Welsh with simultaneous translation available.