Welsh People's History Society

Llafur Events


MEMORY, REPRESENTATION AND HISTORY

 

Saturday 6 December 2014

Temple of Peace, King Edward VII Avenue, Cathays Park,

Cardiff, CF10 3AP

 

PROGRAMME 

10:00 am:       Welcome.

10:15 am:       Gethin Matthews, Honour, Duty and Sacrifice - Commemorating the Great War in Welsh Chapels.

 

11.00 am:       Toby Thacker, Medieval and Modern: Poles of Representation in the ‘Britain’s Efforts and Ideals’ Lithographs Commissioned by the Government in 1917.

           

12.15 – 1.30 pm        Lunch    (While there will be no lunch provided at this event, there are a number of cafés within walking distance of the venue).

 

1.30 p.m.        David Selway, Collective Memory in the Mining Communities of South Wales: Tonypandy and the ‘Forgotten’ Riot’.

 

2.15 p.m.        Daryl Leeworthy, ‘A Sad But Beautiful Joke’: Memory, History and Valleys Politics in the Twentieth Century.

 

3.00 p.m.        Ceri Thompson,  From Tail End Packer to Museum Curator – A Miner’s Journey Through the Strange World of Industrial Heritage.

 

3.45 p.m.        Closing Remarks

4.00 p.m.        Llafur AGM

 

THIS EVENT IS FREE TO ATTEND AND A WARM WELCOME IS EXTENDED TO ALL.

 

TO BOOK YOUR FREE PLACE, PLEASE CONTACT:

 

Sian Williams, Llafur Secretary,

c/o South Wales Miners’ Library, Swansea University, Hendrefoelan Campus, Gower Road, Swansea SA2 7NB

Tel: 01792 518693

Email: s.f.williams@swansea.ac.uk

 

 

Directions to the Temple of Peace at: http://templeofpeaceandhealth.com/Location.html


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