Day School: Migration Matters – Wales and the World
Weston Learning Centre, St Fagans National Museum Wales
Event Date: 17/03/2018
A day school to discuss emigration from and immigration into Wales, organised by Llafur: The Welsh People’s History Society.
To be held at the Weston Learning Centre, St Fagans National Museum Wales, 10am-4pm, 17 March 2018.
10.00 Welcome and Introductions
10.20 Prof. Bill Jones, Wales, the World and Emigration in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
11.20 Dr Marion Löffler and George Gumisiriza, Immigrants: Then and Now
12.30 Lunch Break (tea and coffee will be available, but there will be no lunch provided at this event)
13.35 Parallel Session 1
a) Education Panel: Educating About Migration (Held in Lecture Theatre)
b) Euros Lewis and Ray Williams, How Sweet to Land Yonder – Commemorating the Journey from Mynydd Bach to Ohio, 1818 (Held in Teaching Room 1)
14.40 Parallel Session 2
a) Dr Neil Evans, “Darker Cardiff” and “Tiger Bay”: Migration, Moral Panics and Race (Held in Lecture Theatre)
b) Dr Sian Rhiannon Williams, Mynwy a Mudo: Effaith Mudo ar y Gymraeg yn y Cyfnod Diwydiannol (Ystafell Addysg 1) *Please Note, this talk is given in Welsh*
15.40 Closing Remarks and Final Thoughts
To book your free place, please contact:
James Phillips, Llafur Events Secretary
Tel: 07811 211 518 Email: phillipsj14[AT]cardiff.ac.uk
Or book online at: https://llafur.eventbrite.co.uk
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