40th Anniversary Seminar Series

South Wales Miners’ Library, Swansea University

40th Anniversary Seminar Series

The next seminar will be held on Saturday 7th December 10.30am – 1pm at the South Wales Miners’ Library

Ben Curtis, author of The South Wales Miners 1964-1985 (http://bit.ly/12ODhHU) will be in discussion with some of the miners he interviewed during his research.

The seminar is free to attend and all are welcome.

To book a place contact us: Tel: 01792 518603; Email: miners@swansea.ac.uk

 

 

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The Cost of Coal: 100 years on from Senghenydd

The next Llafur: Welsh People’s History Society Day School on The Cost of Coal: 100 years on from Senghenydd will be held on Saturday 26th October at Coleg Morgannwg, Nantgarw, CF15 7QY.

Speakers include:

Neil Evans – Imagining and Remembering Senhenydd

Bill Jones – A Welsh Mining Disaster in the USA: Avondale, Pennsylvania; September 1869

Ben Curtis – The Price of Coal: Accidents, Injuries and Disability in the Coal Industry

The day will start at 10.30am and will be followed by the AGM at 3.30pm

The event is free to attend and all are welcome. There will be no lunch provided as there is a cafe at the venue.

To book your free place, please contact Sian Williams, Llafur Secretary

Email: miners@swansea.ac.uk Tel: 01792 518603

IWCE Seminar @ The Miners’ Library

The Independent Working Class Education Seminar will take place at the South Wales Miners’ Library on Saturday 12th October 2013 10.30am – 3.30pm

To book a place please contact Keith Venables via email: iwceducation@yahoo.co.uk

In conjunction with the South Wales Miners’ Library and Llafur: Welsh People’s History Society

Presentations will include: Richard Lewis on The Plebs League and the WEA in South Wales; Colin Waugh on the Ruskin College strike of 1909 and the origins of the Plebs League; Hywel Francis on the South Wales Miners’ Library and the ICWE tradition, Rob Turnbull on Noah Ablett: an agitator to the end, and Dave Chapple on Mark Starr.

Lunch at 12.30 – £6 for the day (pay on the day)