On this page you will find information about events that took place during 2012
In honour of his contribution to scholarship, Medieval Crusade Historian: Professor Peter Edbury Retirement Day is to be held at Cardiff University in Optometry Building on 12 December 2012. [rooms 1.07 and 1.08].
Professor of Medieval History, Peter Edbury has given 35 years of service to Cardiff since joining as Lecturer in 1977.
Prof Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is the author of several books, including Whitehall (1989) and Having It So good: Britain In The Fifties (2006).
Friday 30 November 2012, 1pm
Room 0.31, Humanities Building, Cardiff University
Classical Association comes to Cardiff.
The Classical Association holds one of its public lectures at Cardiff University
On Monday 26 November at 5.10pm in room 0.36 Humanities Building
Dr Louis Rawlings [Cardiff] who recently featured on In Our Time (BBCR4) will talk on:
The significance of insignificant engagements: Warfare beyond the lines of battle in the Punic wars
Jill Harries is Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews. Her latest book, Imperial Rome, AD 284-363: the New Empire, (2012) discusses Constantine in the context of the development of imperial rule in the early fourth century, and his contribution to the rise of Christianity as the dominant religion of the Roman world.
Wednesday 14 November, 5.10pm
Lecture Theatre 2.01, Humanities Building
Humanities Building at Cardiff University
The Society for Medieval Archaeology Student Colloquium provides a platform for postgraduates and early career professionals to share their research. In 2012 this successful annual event will be held in the Humanities Building at Cardiff University between the 8-9th November. Over the two days there will be paper sessions, a poster session, a wine reception and a book display.
0.31 Humanities Building
Keynes and after: a seminar devoted to modern British politics and economic policy
Managing the Welsh economy - past, present and future
Rhodri Morgan, Honorary Distinguished Professor, Cardiff University
Friday 2nd November at 1pm Room 0.31, Humanities Building, Cardiff University
From confrontations during strikes to the street battles of extremist groups, violence was a feature of interwar European politics.
21st Conference of the Women's History Network – 7-9 September 2012
The History Department is delighted to host the 2012 annual Women’s History Network Conference on the theme of ‘Women, State and Nation: Creating Gendered Identities’.
Pre-Graduation Celebratory tea for SHARE graduands at Humanities Building from 2pm.
Head of School Professor Terry Threadgold toasts graduands and gives out prizes for outstanding performance.
At a festival near you this Summer 2012
This year Guerrilla Archaeology -a Cardiff-based collective made up of archaeologists, scientists and artists dedicated to bringing the past alive - will be taking the Shamanic Street Preachers out to meet the public, performing at a range of exciting festivals across Britain.
Monday 18 June 2012
Activities running: 12noon -4pm
Location: Oakdale, at National History Museum: St Fagans
Share your Story is a fun, interactive event showcasing how the School of History, Archaeology & Religion (SHARE) at Cardiff University might offer support for community heritage projects.
Council Chamber, Main Building, Cardiff University
Centre for the History of Religion in Asia
Sir-William-Jones Public Lecture
The speaker Mr Charles Allen is a narrative historian specialising in 19th century
This interdisciplinary conference is aimed at postgraduate students exploring medieval topics during the course of their research.
St. Michael's College, Landaff, Cardiff
Xuanzang and the "Record of the Western Regions" (Xiyu ji) - Constructed Myth and Historical Reality
Newly restored for its 75th Anniversary, Jean Renoir’s classic about WWI prisoners of war is one of the most comprehensively beautifully films ever made about friendship and freedom, respect and responsibility.
Chapter Arts Centre
Tue 29 May 2.30 p.m.
This major international conference on Neolithic Europe is organised by the Department of Archaeology and Conservation, Cardiff University, and is generously supported by the British Academy.
European premiere of new translation of oldest Indian comedy
The European premiere of the Sanskrit comedy The Master Madam, in a new translation by Dr Will Johnson (Centre for the History and Religion of Asia, Cardiff University), is to take place in Cardiff on 29 and 30 March.
Julian Hodge Building, Main Lecture Theatre
Coinage and the Monetary Economy of Anglo-Saxon England
You will be happy to join in congratulating the SHARE with Schools (SwS) team in running a successful Lifestories event at National History Museum - St Fagans, on Saturday 18 February 2012
As part of St Fagan's Life Stories Community Event