Ireland, Wales, and the First World War: History, Myth, and Cultural Memory

IMAGE: Dr Daniel Mulhall, Irish Ambassador to Great Britain, giving the conference’s opening lecture on the war poetry of Francis Ledwidge and Thomas Kettle. A complex picture of Welsh and Irish experiences of and responses to the First World War emerged at the Ireland, Wales, and the First World War conference, held at Cardiff University on 10th

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University View

University View – How UWP is embracing modern changes in the publishing industry   Publishing has undergone dramatic changes over the last few years, all driven by the digital revolution. Books were one of the consumer goods to be sold most successfully online, giving rise to that most ubiquitous of online retailers, Amazon. Digital printing

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September Titles 2014

Revolution to Devolution: Reflections on Welsh Democracy K.O. Morgan Nietzsche and Napoleon: The Dionysian Conspiracy Don Dombowsky

UWP at Beijing International Book Fair

UWP at Beijing International Book Fair The Beijing International Book Fair 2014, was held at the China International Exhibition Centre from 27-31 August. UWP was represented there by STM Publishers Services Pte Ltd.

October Events

During October, the University of Wales Press will be participating in the following conferences:  1    Revolution to Devolution Launch, 6.30pm, River Rooms, King’s College, London 1    ‘Fascists! Fascists? – Plaid and the charges of extremism’, Panel Debate with Richard Wyn Jones, Robert Stradling, David Melding and former First Minister Rhodri Morgan. Ty Hywel,

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Galicia: A Sentimental Nation

2013/2014 has been a gem of an academic year for me, and most of it has been thanks to the publication of my first monograph, Galicia, a Sentimental Nation: Gender, Culture and Politics, by the University of Wales Press. The book and its primary argument –that the widespread stereotype of Galician Celtic sentimentality can be

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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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