Archive for April, 2014


Shakespeare and Wales: Michael John Goodman on BBC Radio Wales

April 23, 2014

The brilliant Michael John Goodman, a PhD student at Cardiff University, was on BBC Radio Wales this evening discussing Shakespeare and Wales.

Listen-in here at 20.30 mins (Radio Wales Arts Show):



Cardiff’s Troutmark Books is now online

April 15, 2014

Excited to find Cardiff’s most exciting bookshop online at

For an eclectic mix of second hand books, first editions, comics, annuals, magazines and all manner of other reading materials, then visit Troutmark Books.

The capital city’s Number One second hand bookshop can be found at 39-43 Castle Arcade, Cardiff. Our colourful variety of books are displayed over three floors, alphabetically or by category, making it easy for you to browse through and find something unusual.




MEMORI Paper Today

April 3, 2014


Dr Ruth Ahnert, of Queen Mary, London, will be delivering a paper on Research Network Theory and Early Modern letter collections – specifically what network analysis can inform us about the underground community of Protestants living in England during the reign of Mary I.

‘Network Theory and Early Modern Archive’

April 3rd, Thursday, 5.15pm in room 2.48


Find out more here



‘Sleep and Romance from Chaucer to Shakespeare’

April 1, 2014

Centre for the Study of Medieval Society & Culture
Tuesday 1st April

‘Sleep and Romance from Chaucer to Shakespeare’
Dr Megan Leitch, ENCAP (Cardiff University)
5.15pm, Room 5.24, John Percival Building


Find out more here.



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