Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Annual Postgraduate Conference in Welsh Studies, June 14

Richard Burton Centre 

Annual Postgraduate Conference in Welsh StudiesY Gynhadledd Astudiaethau Cymreig Flynyddol 

Thursday  14th June 2018 10am-6.00pm.
Dydd Iau Mehefin 14eg 10 - 6.

Keir Hardie Building, Room 115, Swansea University.

Rhaglen / Programme

9.50 - 10 - Arrival. Introduction. 

10.00 - 11.15 Panel One 

Chair: Daniel Williams
Syd Morgan (Morgan Academy), 
Transnationalism in Welsh Studies: A Case Study in Connections
Dan Gerke (CREW), 
The Long War of Position: Raymond Williams’s British Gramscianism 

11.15 - 11.45 Coffee/Tea

11.45 - 1.00 Panel Two 

Chair: Kirsti Bohata
Aelwyn Williams (Centre for Innovative Aging), 
“Unforseen events wait lurking to surprise”: the spontaneous bop prosody of researching dementia friendly communities in Wales. 

Dr Anna Pigott (Dept of Geography), 
Imagining socioecological transformation: An analysis of the Welsh Government’s policy innovations and orientations to the future.

1.00-2.00 Lunch/Cinio

2.00- 3.00 Panel Three

Chair: Martin Johnes

Peter Dickson (History), 
‘South Asian doctors in south Wales in the period 1950-1990: a reconstruction of their experiences and relevance in the history of medical migration and General Medical Practice provision.’

Brian Roper (English / Creative Writing), 
Flânerie and the (slow) death of psychogeography: A Creative exploration.

3.00 - 4.00

New areas for research
Re-thinking the history of ‘Race’ and Identity in Wales
Martin Johnes and Daniel Williams 

4- 4.30 Coffee 

4.30 - 5.00

Final discussion. Drawing threads together. Envisaging research bids.