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September Events

During September, the University of Wales Press will be participating in the following events and conferences: 4-6    The Fifteenth Century Conference, University of Aberdeen 5-7    British Poetry of The First World War, English Association Conference, Wadham College, Oxford 9-11    Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France, Annual Conference, University of

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July Events

During July, the University of Wales Press will be participating in the following events and conferences: 1-3    Irish Conference of Medievalists, University College Dublin 6-11    Australasian Association of Philosophy, Australian National University 7-10    International Medieval Congress, Leeds 10-13    22nd North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Conference, Washington 11-13    Joint Session of the Aristotlean Society and Mind Association, University

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Gothic Networking Day

I attended the Gothic Networking Day at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Centre for Gothic Studies on Saturday 12th July. Funded by the Higher Education Academy, the aim of the event was to give postgraduate students and those working in the gothic a unique opportunity to learn about Gothic Studies from some of its major figures ranging from

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K. O. Morgan and the University of Wales Press: Part III

The final installment of Lord Morgan’s publishing history with UWP. I am now publishing again with the University of Wales Press, a kind of ‘second coming’ after extensive writing for Oxford and other publishing houses. In September 2014 there will appear Revolution to Devolution, a series of essays on aspects of Welsh democracy – covering

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K. O. Morgan and the University of Wales Press: Part II

I have had much else to do with the University of Wales Press in the fifty years since the publication of my first book with them. In October 1965 the Board of Celtic Studies asked me to edit The Welsh History Review (of which I had been assistant editor since 1961), in succession to Professor

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Dinefwr Literature Festival

The Dinefwr Literature Festival returned to the beautiful grounds of Dinefwr Park in Llandeilo for a second time between 20-22 June, with visitors basking in glorious sunshine during a weekend packed with literature, music and food. Luckily, I was able to represent UWP with a stall, and enjoyed talking to customers while appreciating some background

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Women’s Writing in Twenty-First-Century France

Women’s Writing in Twenty-First-Century France: Life as Literature, edited by Amaleena Damlé and Gill Rye, was featured last Friday at a cross-cultural launch event to celebrate recent publications on women’s writing. An international group of scholars and experts with specialist interests ranging through French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish literature assembled at the Centre for

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K. O. Morgan and the University of Wales Press: Part I

In the first part of a series of blogs, Lord Morgan offers some fascinating insights from his years in politics and his experience of publishing with UWP. I have been involved with the University of Wales Press for over half a century. They are a major reason why I received a lifetime achievement award from

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K. O. Morgan honoured in Parliament

Lord Kenneth Morgan of Aberdyfi, the distinguished historian and one-time lecturer at Swansea University, has been honoured in Parliament with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Archives and History. Dr Hywel Francis MP, joint chair of the APPG and Honorary Professor at Swansea University, said, “Lord Morgan fully deserves

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June Titles 2014

Carmarthen Castle: The Archaeology of Government Building Jerusalem: Nonconformity, Labour and the Social Question in Wales, 1906-1939 Dwy Gymraes, Dwy Gymru: Hanes Bywyd a Gwaith Gwyneth Vaughan a Sara Maria Saunders J.O. Francis, realist drama and ethics: Culture, Place and Nation Castell Caerfyrddin: Olrhain Hanes Llywodraethiant

The Fascist Party in Wales?’ Author speaks to the Western Mail

Prof. Richard Wyn Jones spoke to the Western Mail about his new book: ‘The Fascist Party in Wales?’ Plaid Cymru, Welsh Nationalism and the Accusation of Fascism, translated from the Welsh-language original. He said: “The fact of the matter is that Plaid Cymru had fewer illusions than most in the 1930s about the dangers of

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June Events

During June, the University of Wales Press will be participating in the following events and conferences: 4    Launch of The Fascist Party in Wales? Plaid Cymru and the accusation of Fascism by Richard Wyn Jones at the Wales Millenium Centre, 6pm 9    The Durnell Sales Conference, presenting new titles to sales representatives for

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