Day School: Deindustrialisation and Wales

Event Location:
Llay Miners' Welfare Hall, Wrexham, LL12 0TH


Event Date: 16/09/2017
Event Starts: 16/9/17 10:00 am Event Ends: 16/9/17 04:00 pm


  • 10:00 Welcome
  • 10:10 Vic Tyler-Jones Llay Main: Its Colliery and Village.
  • 10:55 Bleddyn Penny Protest and Pragmatism: Welsh Steelworkers’ Responses to Deindustrialisation.
  • 11:40 Leon Gooberman The Rise and Fall of the BNS/ICI Factory at Pontypool: A Case Study of Deindustrialisation.
  • 12:30 Lunch Break (Tea and coffee will be available, but there will be no lunch provided at this event).
  • 13:15 Keith Gildart The Decline of Coal Mining in North East Wales, 1947-1996.
  • 14:00 Iwan England Aberfan: The Fight for Justice.
  • 14:45 Valerie Walkerdine Gender, Work and Community after Deindustrialisation: The Case of a Former Steel Town in South Wales.
  • 15:30 Closing Remarks

This event is FREE to attend and a warm welcome is extended to all.

To book your free place and register please visit our Eventbrite page. (Click here.)

Or contact the Events Secretary, James Phillips: PhillipsJ14@cardiff.ac.uk

Photograph: Chris Sampson, Flickr Commons

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