The Centre is a collaborator in Ceangal | Cwlwm, an intiaitve between Scotland, Ireland and Wales, bringing together those involved in theatre-making in Scottish Gaelic, Irish and Welsh. Partners include NUI Galway, Theatre Gu Leòr, Ealaín na Gaeltachta, An Taibhdearc and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru. The 2021 online gathering, hosted by the Centre, was supported by Welsh Government, Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, Colmcille, Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, as well as the partners listed above. Further information can be found here: ceangalcwlwm.com
The Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations is collaborating with the Grupo de Investigación Estudos Audiovisuais(Audiovisual Studies Research Group) of the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela to support as a network member an R+D Project titled Patrimonio cultural inmaterial. Para un programa europeo de subtitulado en lenguas no hegemónicas(Intangible Cultural Heritage. For an European Programme for Subtitling into Non-Hegemonic Languages), funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of the Government of Spain.
The Centre is collaborating with international colleagues on an interdisciplinary project in performance and documentary film investigating the shared cultural history of the Welsh people and the Khasi people of north east India. This four year project is funded by The Leverhulme Trust and uses creative arts practice to examine the legacy of the Welsh missionary movement in north east India and its impact on both Welsh and Khasi cultures. The project is led by Centre Co-Director, Dr Lisa Lewis, with Co-Investigator Dr Aparna Sharma (Associate Professor, Department of World Arts and Cultures, University of California Los Angeles, USA) and specialist consultant Professor Desmond Kharmawphlang, Head of Centre for Creative and Cultural Studies, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India.
Professor Ruth McElroy, Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations co-director, is a member of the IWA’s Media Policy Group and in this capacity, the University of South Wales and the Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations have worked closely with the IWA to organise a series of IWA Cardiff Media Summits, an annual industry-focused event. Moreover, Centre members have produced work for the IWA Media Audit in 2015. The Media Policy Group of the IWA looks behind the presenting problems to analyse the causes of media constriction. They contribute research-based inputs to the development of policies that will deliver to Wales a healthy media future in both English and Welsh.
The Centre has strong links with certain academic journals:
The Centre works in close partnership with the other research centres and groups based in the Faculty of Business and Creative Industries:
If you are interested in collaborating with the Centre on a research project, please contact: [email protected]