Upcoming Events

Aberystwyth Refugee Week Event 19th June 2024

Join us on Wednesday 19 June to celebrate Refugee Week and Aberystwyth’s art, music, poetry and diverse culture.

Everyone is welcome, and children’s activities will be provided throughout the afternoon.

If you would like to contribute to these activities, please email us at: Aberystwythrefugeeweek@gmail.com

And if you would like to participate, just come along on the day!

Keep an eye on our linktree for more detail and further events: https://linktr.ee/aberrefugeeweek

Previous events

5th October 2023 – Tŷ Trafod Ymchwil (Research Dialogue Hub) Open House event held by Tŷ Trafod to gather all three hubs (and those interested in the hubs) to hear a bit more about what they are doing and their plans for the coming year.

1-7 November 2023 – Pursuit of Peace. 1st November, Peace for Lunch, Tŷ Trafod. 3rd November, Y Drwm, National Library of Wales. Researchers at Aberystwyth University generate a wide array of ideas and innovations that can contribute significantly to peaceful living.

3rd-5th November 2024 NLW – Matthew Jarvis – Research Exhibit Sidebodies: A series of visual poems which could be tied together to speak to questions of how developing ideas of peace in a ‘more than human’ context is vital in context of climate change.

10th November 2023 – Exhibitions as events roundtable discussion group. Connecting to a wide set of audiences, stakeholders and research participants in new ways, using exhibitions as a way of sharing and engaging people. Organised by The Worlds We Want Research Hub and the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society, this session brought together a wide range of experts on generation of impact and knowledge exchange through exhibitions. Speakers were Dr Anwen Elias, Prof Andrea Hammel and Prof Berit Bliesemann de Guevara.

6th December 2023 – TWWW Research Hub event, Tŷ Trafod. A ‘Sharing Ideas’ brown bag session where Gareth Hoskins (DGES) and Kim Knowles (TFTS) shared their ideas around Commemorative Justice and Art and Ecology Knowledge Exchange respectively, followed by a discussion on their ideas and findings, and how to inspire new projects and collaborations within the hub.

15th December 2023 – TWWW Opportunities Group meeting, Tŷ Trafod. To discuss current external research funding calls and to help forge relevant collaborations within the university, and brainstorming ideas for a healthy planet, people and place.

9th January 2024 – TWWW opportunities discussion and comments on a TWWW member’s grant application.

24th January 2024 – Social Innovation Research Group – Symposium 2024 (supported event) Hugh Owen Building. An opportunity to hear about and discuss some of the social innovation related research being undertaken at Aberystwyth. A platform for researchers, practitioners, and enthusiasts to exchange ideas, share insights, and foster meaningful connections.

26th January 2024 – TWWW Opportunities Group meeting, Tŷ Trafod. Follow up discussion to 15th December meeting, to mind-map initial ideas further, strategizing healthy planet, people and place.

31st January 2024 – Session on Co-production of research, Tŷ Trafod . Organised by the Knowledge Centre, in collaboration with TWWW, the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society (CWPS), and the International Politics Research Seminar (IPRS). This seminar invites staff across AU to share experiences and explore key questions about participation in knowledge co-production and the construction of ‘expertise’ outside of the immediate academic field.

14th February 2024 – ‘Creative Assessment, Sustainability and Artificial Intelligence’ (SoLL and TWWW joint event, led by Alex Mangold), Tŷ Trafod. A talk using recent results from the ‘Creative Modern Languages Project’ to show how CA can improve and sustain student engagement and how it relates to active learning agendas and the New Welsh Curriculum.

21st February 2024 – TWWW-CMOP-SoLL. Voices of Women Writers, Hugh Owen Building. Using Language to Negotiate Identity in Transmigratory Contexts, Elena Spagnolo.

27th February 2024: TWWW -CMOP workshop: Talk by Eli Auslender on Refugees and Agency, Tŷ Trafod.

13th March 2024 – Research Collaborations: your next steps. Aligned with new AU initiative AberCollab (link), this TWWW workshop designed to assist AU researchers in developing their collaborative working with relevant external partners and hosted in collaboration with the Dialogue Centre and RBI. The session will detail the AberCollab support scheme and will provide an opportunity to start developing ideas for collaboration ahead of the AberCollab deadline on 25th March.

14 May 2024 – ‘Screening and Sharing: Decolonial Pedagogies in Wales HE. A screening of Sugarlands in the TFTS screenings room at AU followed by a discussion panel with academics and HE practitioners from Aberystwyth, Bangor and Cardiff universities.