Join us for an inspiring hour in the company of Welsh film and television actor, Rhys Ifans.
Carole Cadwalladr grew up in Wales and is a reporter and feature writer for the Observer. For her work on the Cambridge Analytica story she has won The Orwell Prize, The Reporters Without Borders award, The Stieg Larson Prize The Polk Award, the Gerald Loeb Award, The Hay Festival medal for journalism and multiple press and technology awards.
The relationship between the media and politics has never been more important – nor more fractious. As people get their news from a variety of sources, new channels of media has radically altered the way that government institutions operate, the way political leaders communicate, the manner in which elections are contested and citizen engagement.
Beti George will chair a session with Professor Roger Awan-Scully and Professor Laura McAllister of Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre ponder devolution, elections, and the political parties after 20 years of devolution and consider what lies ahead.
ERS Cymru host a panel discussion to explore the future of the Union and Wales’ place within it.
News From Another Country: How Broadcasters Report Devolved Issues in Wales (Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Culture)
Cardiff University JOMEC Research Team conclusions from 10 years of research on how broadcasters report devolved issues in Wales.
The Foundational Economy - What Is It? Why Does It Matter And What Difference Can It Make To Communities in Wales? (Institute of Welsh Affairs)
The Institute of Welsh Affairs hosts a discussion chaired by Derek Walker of the Wales Cooperative Centre and Jonah Earle of Economy.
Dr Justin Lewis from Cardiff University's School of Journalism will be focusing on a younger generation of journalists from across Britain who have won their place but are part of a revolution in the reporting and communication of the news. By looking at the future of news and the role of journalists in the digital age, the conversation will discuss who is now listening to them, and what the challenges and opportunities are for the media.
Race Council Cymru’s Chantal Patel (Head of Inter-professional Studies, Swansea University, Trustee of the Indian Society of South West Wales) chairs a panel discussion exploring the challenges for equality in the Welsh economy.
Charlotte Church is a singer-songwriter, actress, TV presenter and political activist. Come along for an hour of lively chat and discussion.
A discussion to compare and evaluate the language strategies of regional governments in Europe and beyond.
Wales faces unprecedented uncertainty from Brexit, rising poverty, automation and automation. Is our small country ready for the challenges ahead? Leading figures from across the political spectrum will discuss how Wales’ institutions, businesses and communities should change.
Lecture Title: Gwalia Deserta: The devolution trap
Vaughan Roderick will be this year’s guest speaker in BBC Radio Wales’s annual Patrick Hannan Lecture.
Born and brought up in Cardiff, Vaughan is BBC Wales’ Welsh Affairs Editor and presenter of weekly political shows on Radio Wales and Radio Cymru.