RIAH Public Lecture & Event Series

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.

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Programme

16 November 2017 at 7.30 pm

The Richard Burton Annual Lecture

David Carpanini:  'Figure in a Landscape'

The Great Hall, Bay Campus, Swansea University. 

17- 25 November 2017

‘Being Human’, The UK Festival of the Humanities:  Lost & Found
Swansea Hub:  ‘Voices, Faces and Places’ 

A range of free events will run in Swansea across the festival period.
Click here to view the full programme.

Thursday 22 March 2018 at 6.30 pm

The Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA) Centenary Lecture Series
 
Professor Elaine Treharne (Stanford University) 
‘Making this thing other’: Transforming our Cultural Record in the Digital Age’

Reception in the Faraday Building Foyer from 6.00 pm
Lecture begins at 6.30 pm in the Faraday Lecture Theatre (Singleton Campus)
All welcome.

Monday 21 May 2018 at 6.30 pm

2018 Roy Knight Lecture

Professor Patrick McGuiness (St Annes College, Oxford)
'Heather Dohollau and Franco-Welsh Poetry'

Reception in the Wallace Building Foyer from 6.00 pm
Lecture begins at 6.30 pm in the Wallace Lecture Theatre.
All welcome.

 

Tuesday 19 June 2018 at 6.30pm

‘Dreaming Drama:  Jean Cocteau and Les Chevaliers de la Table ronde’

Professor Derek Connon (Department of Languages, Translation and Interpreting)

Reception in the Wallace Building Foyer from 6.00 pm
Lecture begins at 6.30 pm in the Wallace Lecture Theatre.
All welcome.