Call for Papers: The Richard Burton Centre for the Study of Wales seeks paper proposals from postgraduate researchers (MPhil, PhD and MA by research) working in any discipline on subjects that concern or relate to Wales.

Richard Burton blocks thin

DragonPapers will be of 20 minutes' duration and will be presented within a multi-disciplinary forum. Presenters should be aware that the audience will be interested, but not necessarily expert, in their own specific field of research. Some thought should therefore be given to exploring the context (theoretical, methodological etc) in which the research has been designed, in order to maximize points of contact and opportunities for comparison across subject areas and disciplines.  Papers might present an overview of the research project as a whole, or of one or more parts of it. The focus might be (for researchers in the early stages) on the research question and involve some speculation as to how best to resolve it. For researchers nearing completion it might be more appropriate to concentrate on outcomes and possibilities for further research beyond the qualification currently aimed at.

‌Please send proposals (no longer than one side of A4) for papers (in either Welsh or English) to: Dr Daniel Williams, Dept of English, Swansea University, email: daniel.g.williams@swansea.ac.uk.  Closing date:  Friday 24 May 2013. 

The conference will be held in the James Callaghan Building, Swansea University on Tuesday 18 June 2013 (note change of date).

Papers have now been received.  Click on link below for programme:

Richard Burton Centre Postgraduate Conference Programme 2013