RIAH's annual series of free public lectures brings the best of Arts and Humanities research from Swansea and beyond to new, non-academic audiences: policy-makers, opinion formers, the general public.
Academic researchers from Swansea and other institutions are joined by leading public figures - politicians, film-makers, journalists, social commentators - in a diverse programme designed to link traditional academic research with contemporary issues and debates.
17- 25 November 2016
‘Being Human’, The UK Festival of the Humanities: Hopes and Fears
Dreams, demons and discovery
A range of free events will run in Swansea across the festival period, including: an evening with Michael Morpurgo, one of the UK’s best-loved authors and storytellers; a hands-on arts and crafts session at our special ‘demon stations’ with our Egyptian demons expert; photo walks to inspire photographic responses to the beautiful Swansea coastline; a chance to share your stories of hope and fear with our award winning Creative Writing team; and an evening of Welsh poetry and celebration with the chaired bard at the 2016 National Eisteddfod, Aneirin Karadog.
See the full details of the wide range of Swansea events included in the festival here.
The Public Lecture and Event Series for 2016-17 is currently being finalised - check back soon to see our full list of events.