A Centenary History of Swansea City FC

This project is headed by Dr. Martin Johnes and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in conjunction with Swansea University and the Swansea City Supporters’ Trust. The ‘Swans100’ project is exploring, conserving and celebrating the heritage of Swansea City FC and commemorates Swansea City FC’s centenary. It has established an online archive, consisting of Read more about A Centenary History of Swansea City FC[…]

85,000 historic films available from British Pathe & YouTube

If you have not explored the British Pathe channel on Youtube, take a look. From the British Pathe blog: Newsreel archive British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000 historic films, in high resolution, to its YouTube channel. This unprecedented release of vintage news reports and cinemagazines is part of a drive to make Read more about 85,000 historic films available from British Pathe & YouTube[…]

The Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BCE

This work has been the recipient of the Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant, worth £158,220, and is headed by Dr. Kasia Szpakowska with the support of two PhD students, Zuzanna Bennett (Swansea University) and Felicitas Weber (Bonn University), at Swansea University for three years starting in January 2013. The Project explores the world of demons Read more about The Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BCE[…]

What are the odds?

‘What are the odds? Capturing and exploring data created by online political gambling markets’: Headed up by Dr. Matthew Wall on an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project – worth £76,001 – along with his Co-Investigators (Dr Stephen Lindsay – Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Swansea University and Dr Rory Read more about What are the odds?[…]

The early History of the internet in Wales

Dr Rhys Jones’ work is currently being written as a chapter for the Routledge Companion to Comparative Internet Studies (forthcoming in 2015). It focusses on the portrayal of the Internet in the English-language press in Wales, and in the Welsh-language press, 1990-1996. These are the years when the Internet could be regarded as being in Read more about The early History of the internet in Wales[…]

Twitter and the Welsh Language

Work from Dr. Rhys Jones recently published jointly with D. Cunliffe and Z.R. Honeycutt : ‘Twitter and the Welsh language’, in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, Vol. 14 No. 7, pp. 653-671). The project used an online questionnaire in order to gain an insight into the thoughts and feelings of Welsh speakers towards Twitter. Read more about Twitter and the Welsh Language[…]

National Library of Wales: projects

From: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru NLW Research leads, or is a partner in, a number of collaborative e-Research projects. Current projects include: Cymru1914Funded by JISC, this is a mass digitization project in collaboration with the special collections and archives of Wales to digitize the hidden sources about the impact of WW1 on all aspects of Welsh Read more about National Library of Wales: projects[…]

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The National Library of Wales (NLW) was one of 19 leading European research libraries involved in the Europeana Libraries Project, which, in a two-year period from 2011, aimed to provide free access to 5 million digital objects on the European Library and Europeana websites. Reflecting NLW’s commitment to digitisation and allowing free access to digitized collections, the NLW aimed to provide the Europeana Libraries project with Read more about Default title[…]

Delighted Beauty

“We want to make digital tools to help us explore world culture, by comparing how the same work is translated differently, over time and space, in the same and different languages.  We want to develop text analysis and data visualization tools which will contribute to cross-cultural understandings and enable new research, new learning and teaching.” A piece of Read more about Delighted Beauty[…]