Newspapers, Journals, Publications, including on-line
During 2022/23, I undertook consultancy work for the Welsh government in relation to the Welsh education history syllabus. To this end, I was part of a team which considered the important contribution to Welsh life as provided by those from black, Asian and ethnic backgrounds. The resource will be introduced in Welsh schools in September 2023.
To coincide with the publication of Tryweryn: A New Dawn?, I was interviewed by Martin Shipton for Nation.Cymru (on-line magazine), July 2023.
Written and presented by Betsan Powys and titled, Drowned – The Flooding of a Village, the BBC Wales podcast was aired across seven episodes during spring 2023. It is expected that the series will be broadcast on BBC radio in autumn 2023. I was employed as the series’ Historical Consultant.
To coincide with the republication of Hands Off Wales and the forthcoming publication of Tryweryn: A New Dawn?, I was interviewed by Ant Heald for Nation.Cymru (on-line magazine), April/May 2022.
To coincide with the republication of Hands Off Wales and the forthcoming publication of Tryweryn: A New Dawn?, I was interviewed by Jenny White for the ‘Author’s Notes’ feature in the Western Mail, April 2022.
In the lead up to, and following, the publication of John Jenkins: The Reluctant Revolutionary?, and the anniversary of the Investiture of Charles Windsor as Prince of Wales in July 1969, there has been press coverage (both in print and online site/coverage) from: Wrexham Leader; Mail on Sunday; Brecon and Radnor Express; County Times; Glowg; Cymru Fyw. If you Google the book (John Jenkins: The Reluctant Revolutionary?) they are listed.
I have given interviews about Welsh militancy to a number of newspapers and publications, including the New Statesman, which contacted me in relation to a feature it ran on the Investiture protest, as principally undertaken by Mudiad Amddiffyn Cymru.
The winter 2010 and the spring/summer 2011 editions of Cambria Magazine, include a feature I wrote entitled: ‘Warning from History: The 1969 Investiture and militancy’. Areas addressed include the protest’s attempts to highlight, to a global audience, the tensions in Wales over the question of nationalism and unionism.
The winter 2013 and spring 2014 editions of Cambria Magazine, include a feature I wrote entitled: ‘Wales is a part of our country’. It addresses the Tryweryn Reservoir Bill’s judicial journey and its impact on those directly affected.
Cymru Culture – A feature I wrote, serialised on-line over four parts, which addresses the anti-investiture protest.