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Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray and Professor Ian Weeks

New Year Honours

9 January 2020

University community recognised for achievements

Illuatration of Navan Fort by D Wilkinson

Large scale feasts at ancient capital of Ulster drew crowds from across Iron Age Ireland, new evidence reveals

24 December 2019

Study explores scale of human mobility through analysis of animal bones

Dr David Wyatt with pupils from Cardiff West Community High School

Science opportunities give young people the chance to explore their heritage following funding success

10 December 2019

Exploration of local heritage through practical experiments

Skeletons retrieved from Welsh coastline in rescue excavations

15 November 2019

Coastal erosion and climate change expose human remains on southeast coast of Wales

The Mind in the Cave

14 November 2019

Experimental archaeology helps solve the mystery of making cave painting at Being Human Festival

Generation89: Witnessing the Velvet Revolution 30 years on

12 November 2019

History makers recall the Czechoslovak revolution and the end of the Communist regime at special event

Revealing the human face of British transportation

8 November 2019

Cardiff University hosts Facing History event for national humanities festival

Berlin Wall Falls – 30 Years On

24 October 2019

Special day commemorates 30 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the demise of the Iron Curtain

Medieval England revealed through lens of ordinary folk

25 September 2019

Historian’s latest book explores the influence of gender on the workings of memory in the Middle Ages

Czechoslovakia, the state that failed book cover

UK-Czech diplomatic relations at 100

9 October 2019

Cardiff Historian invited to address international event in Czech Republic

Following your nose through history

23 September 2019

Historian’s new book explores history of nasal surgery

Conservation students receive prestigious awards

12 September 2019

Postgraduates awarded Anna Plowden Trust scholarships

Dr Jaclyn Granick

New focus on Modern Jewish History

15 August 2019

Leading academic’s appointment part of drive to enhance school’s research-led teaching

KNIGHTS Hospitaller Malta

Leading the way in Medieval studies

11 July 2019

Cardiff experts share expertise at International Medieval Congress

Aerial view of Ely area

Archaeologists return to Hidden Hillfort for excavations of the city’s past

26 June 2019

Community dig to uncover historic ramparts

Historian Dr Emily Cock

From shame to sympathy: Marking criminals for life

11 June 2019

New Generation Thinker looks at the way the British State has inflicted facial disfigurement as punishment in first Free Thinking broadcast

Sikh Council of Wales

Sikhism celebrated

14 May 2019

Wales launch for UK wide season of events marking 550th birth of founding Guru

From foiling Hitler’s V2 rockets to championing adult education, Eileen Younghusband Lecture Series continues

8 May 2019

Second annual lecture honours extraordinary life of campaigner who received the British Empire Medal

Cardiff University

Ranking success

1 May 2019

Cardiff University claims top spot in Wales in The Complete University Guide 2020

Prof Mary Heimann

1989 & Beyond: The New Shape of Europe

10 April 2019

Cardiff historian takes part in UK event taking stock of European developments