Temple of Peace and Health, Cardiff
1 March 2018, 1-8pm
To celebrate St. David’s Day, the Temple of Peace and Health in Cardiff is opening its doors for a series of free events exploring its 80-year history. Designed by former RIBA President Percy Thomas and opened in 1938, this beautiful building retains many of its original furnishings.
Lunchtime Tour: 1-2pm
Archive Workshop: 2.30-4.30pm
After Hours Tour: 6-8pm
Explore Your Civic Centre 1-8pm
Commemorating World War One: Conflict and Creativity is a public engagement project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to design and deliver events to commemorate the First World War centenary.
The project is co-ordinated by Cardiff University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Opera and Drama (CIRO), co-directed by Dr Clair Rowden, School of Music, and Dr Monika Hennemann, School of Modern Languages, and supported by Dr Rachelle Barlow, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of Music.
Upcoming events include:
11-12 November: International Artistic Creation during WWI
Symposium in collaboration with and held at National Museum Cardiff
International scholars from the UK and Leuven, Heidelberg and Brown Universities discuss WWI in music, literature, visual cultures, history, philosophy and psychology.
Symposium Organised by the Wales-Ireland Research Network, with the support of the Wales Remembers centenary programme and the Welsh Government
14 September 2016
Location: Room A14, Hugh Owen Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales
Attendance is free but registration beforehand is essential. Contact:
(please put ‘1916 in Ireland and Wales’ in message title)
For more information, please click here to download the Programme.
This two day symposium hosted by the School of Geography & Planning, and Welsh School of Architecture (Cardiff University) will explore the value of theory in transforming our understanding of space and its formulation and contestation through desire (as conceptualised in the following call for papers). This event will take place on the 30th June and 1st July 2016 and is open to innovative engagements with its core concepts through both academic and artistic interventions.
Call for papers: Spaces of Desire; Remembrance and Civic Power