Monumental Medievalism: Public Monuments and the (Mis)Use of the Medieval Past

Online Workshop, 5-6 October 2022 ALL TIMES ARE IN BRITISH SUMMER TIME (UTC +1hr) Register at our Eventbrite page Contact: monumentalmedievalism@gmail.com Wednesday 5 October (Join sessions via Zoom: HERE) 12:45-13:00 Welcome Euan McCartney Robson and Simon John   13:00-14:45 Session 1: Monumental Medievalism in Modern Japan Chair: Simon John (Swansea University, UK)   Sven Saaler … Read more

History Online Research Seminars Winter 2022

Unless stated otherwise, all seminars take place on Wednesdays from 1.15 to 2.30 pm.  Everyone is welcome! 26 October 2022: Ian Sanders (Host and Producer, Cold War Conversations Podcast), ‘Cold War Conversations Podcast’, CRAM-sponsored   2 November 2022: Ciarán Wallace (Trinity College Dublin), ‘The Virtual Record Treasury of  Ireland: Resourceful Commemoration?’, joint CRAM-, CHART-, MEMO-sponsored event  30 … Read more

Empowering Children to Take Ownership of their Own History Through Storytelling and Creative Heritage Practice

Hannah Nielsen I have always had a fascination with history and storytelling. I was most fixated on the people of the past and their individual stories. After finishing my BA in History at Swansea University, I wanted to understand more practically what all this knowledge of the past means for us today and I enrolled … Read more

Swansea Historians in the Media

On 20 September 2022, Dr Christoph Laucht appeared on an episode of BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking programme on ‘Cuba, cold war and RAF Fylingdales’ to discuss the historical context in which Ian McEwan’s latest novel Lessons is set. Dr Laucht spoke in relation to his research on responses to the nuclear threat in Britain … Read more