Understanding Administrative Justice in Wales

On Monday 9th March 2015, our Commissioning Editor Sarah Lewis attended a workshop on Understanding Administrative Justice in Wales, convened by Sarah Nason as part of Bangor Law School’s research into administrative law and devolution issues. Bangor Law School has recently been awarded a grant from the Welsh Government to bring together policy, practice and

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International Colloquium of 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies

« Faire le point : Quand la littérature fait savoir » : Mutations, Institutions, Interactions 26-28 February 2015, Louisiana State University The annual US conference of colleagues focusing on contemporary French and Francophone Studies offered a valuable opportunity to ‘gauge the temperature’ of the subject area. The conference attracted nearly 300 delegates and ranged across a

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Winners of the M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2015 Announced

Swansea, March 2015 Dr Heather Williams (Centre for Advanced and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth) and Jamie Harris (Aberystwyth University) are this year’s winners of the prestigious M. Wynn Thomas Prize for outstanding academic work in the field of Welsh Writing in English. Once again, submissions were of a very high quality, and the judging panel (Dr

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Award for American Gothic Art and Architecture

American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature, by Kerry Dean Carso, has been named winner of the Henry-Russell Hitchcock Award 2015 by the Victorian Society in America: www.victoriansociety.org The Hitchcock award recognizes excellence in discussions centered on architecture or the decorative arts, and includes related topics such as landscape, painting, interiors, biographies of designers

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The Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial prize 2015

Click the titles below to read more about these books: The Gothic Ideology: Religious Hysteria and Anti-Catholicism in British Popular Fiction, 1780-1880 The Twilight of the Gothic?: Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance

Digital Previews

Click on any of the titles below to read preview extracts of these books: Abbeys and Priories of Medieval Wales by Janet Burton and Karen Stöber American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature by Kerry Dean Carso Carmarthen Castle: The Archaeology of Government by Neil Ludlow Dylan Thomas by Walford Davies Revolution to Devolution: Reflections on Welsh Democracy by Kenneth O.

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New Delhi World Book Fair

The New Delhi World Book Fair, held in Pragati Maidan, is India’s oldest book fair. http://www.newdelhiworldbookfair.gov.in/ This year the Fair ran from 14-22 February and UWP titles were on display at the Govinda Book House stand run by Mr Govinda Berry.

The College Art Association conference, New York City

Kerry Dean Carso’s American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature displayed prominently at the University of Chicago Press stand at the College Art Association conference book fair in New York City last week. Read more about this book here: http://www.uwp.co.uk/editions/9781783161607

February and March events

During February and March, the University of Wales Press will be participating in the following conferences: February 4-6          International Arthurian Society colloquium – Granada, Spain 7             Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, Cambridge University 18           American Philosophical Association, St Louis, Missouri   March 4-6        IPG Conference, Oxford 6  

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February 2015 Titles

The Place Names of Wales  The North Wales Quarrymen Let’s Do Our Best For the Ancient Tongue Abbeys & Priories of Medieval Wales

Digitising the Classics from the University of Wales Press

Over the next eighteen months the University of Wales Press will publish digital versions of some of its classics, cited by Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol lecturers as works of particular value for teaching students through the medium of Welsh across a broad range of subjects – including Philosophy, History, Law and Science. The Press intends to

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Monographs and Open Access

The findings of the HEFCE-commissioned Monographs and Open Access Project, led by Professor Geoffrey Crossick, have just been published. The report makes a valuable and timely contribution to the Open Access debate in HASS, acknowledging both the benefits and the challenges of the journey towards OA. Monographs are recognised as a vital and important part

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