Past events

4 June 2017

Legendary Bridges of Europe and Japan: Highlights from Literature and Legend

17:00 - 18:30
School of Modern Languages

This event is part of the Japanese Seminar Series 2016-17 with guest speaker Dr Daniel C. Strack (University of Kitakyushu).

3 June 2017

Gabo & Bolaño - Andres Neuman, Juan Villoro and Carolina Sanin talk to Richard Gwyn

10:00 - 11:30

A trio of leading contemporary writers from across Latin America gather to discuss the acclaimed work of the late, great Gabriel García Márquez and Roberto Bolaño.

2 June 2017

The Other Tiger - Andres Neuman, Clare E Potter and Richard Gwyn

19:00 - 21:00

Following his major anthology of Contemporary Latin America, Professor Richard Gwyn is joined by Argentinian writer Andrés Neuman and Welsh poet Clare Potter for The Other Tiger.

Accidental Publicists: The Military History Section and its Photographers

14:00 - 16:00
School of Modern Languages

This presentation examines how the professional practices of the Military History Section’s photographers in the Second World War were shaped by a dispute between the newly established Department of Information and the Australian Army.

HYPE Sports Innovation Final

9:30 - 12:30
Postgraduate Teaching Centre, Cardiff Business School

A sports innovation competition and exhibition.

1 June 2017

Mind the gap: young people, Brexit and the generational divide

16:00 - 17:00

The result of the 2016 EU referendum revealed striking divisions between generations, with a majority of 18-24 year-olds voting to remain, and a majority of over-65s voting to leave. How can we connect the generations? The panellists are all research associates at the Wales Institute for Social and Economic Research Data and Methods in Cardiff.

Fiction Fiesta: Football

14:30 - 17:00
Wales Millennium Centre

Now in its sixth year, Fiction Fiesta is a festival dedicated to the celebration of international fiction and poetry in translation alongside Welsh writing. The free events are made possible through the support of Wales Arts International, UEFA and the School of English, Communication and Philosophy.

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