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Pupil's work from SHARE with Schools

Pioneering student-led programme celebrates decade of building brighter futures

2 March 2021

SHARE with Schools has reached thousands of young people

Innovative archaeology in the time of the pandemic

4 February 2021

CAER Heritage Project’s Big Dig and Cupboard Archaeology earns national recognition for innovative lockdown activities

A view of Islam in 2021

28 January 2021

Virtual Islam Centre Public Seminar Series sheds light on latest research

Archaeology Centenary Success

25 January 2021

Year of events exploring human existence through hands-on disciplines culminates in look to the future from alumni practitioners

A Roundhead and a Cavalier?

16 December 2020

New book gives a human face to the turbulent 17th century to reveal the personal politics of a Welsh player in the Civil Wars

Pupils of St Teilo's Church in Wales High School being interviewed for the project

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain?

14 December 2020

Free teaching resources explore what Islam means for people today

The beginnings of Roman power

3 December 2020

Rome’s early emergence to imperial power explored in first of new series on Ancient Rome

Antler pick

Neolithic construction boom led to large-scale mega henges being built across southern Britain, research suggests

5 November 2020

New scientific techniques applied to archived archaeological collection

Out of the shadow of the father

22 October 2020

New volume explores under-appreciated period of Roman Empire

Top dogs: Hearth protecting hounds of the prehistory feature in award for top dog student

5 October 2020

Regional win at global undergraduate awards programme for Archaeology student

Hadrian’s Wall: Challenge of empirical proportion

17 September 2020

Alumni tackle equivalent of three marathons in three days in memory of inspirational figure

Cardiff historian wins Women’s History Network Book Prize

15 September 2020

Feminist historian of late medieval England scoops prestigious 2020 award

The ancient Welsh lake that gave up its secrets

4 September 2020

‘Time capsule’ archaeological site reveals remarkable insight into Dark Age Wales, Viking clashes and Alfred the Great’s warrior daughter

Dr Richard Madgwick weighing collagen for isotope analysis

Keep calm and carry on cooking: Norman Conquest of 1066 did little to change people’s eating habits

7 July 2020

Study reveals lifestyles and health of England’s townspeople

Work being carried out on a test pit

Socially-distanced archaeological dig brings community together

29 June 2020

Call for budding archaeologists to take part in garden excavations

The Science of Demons

22 June 2020

Cardiff historian publishes introduction to early modern demonology

Sampling on St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly.

Cardiff Archaeology 100

28 April 2020

Celebrating the past, present, and future in centenary year with community archaeology, virtual conferences and Festival for alumni

Czechoslovakia rediscovers its past in its own words

3 April 2020

First printing in Czech of landmark book on Czechoslovakia a decade after seismic first publication

Changing the face of Namibian heritage

18 February 2020

Phoenix Heritage project to help create sustainable heritage for country rich in cultural and natural resources

Enlightenment England - Can a society be tolerant without being secular?

17 February 2020

First book by Cardiff historian gives a new take on England in the wake of the bloody religious wars of 17th-century Europe