April 28, 2021


We present here a collection of video talks that are also available on our YouTube Channel.

The YouTube channel also houses some additional talks (not listed below) by researchers with whom the Association has a connection.

The Association does not take responsibility for the content of these talks.


Illustrating the Past in Wales

Talks from a conference held at Llangollen on 22-24 October 2021, celebrating 175 years of Archaeologia Cambrensis 1846-2021. An accompanying booklet is available from Castle Hill.



Adam Gwilt: The Pembrokeshire Chariot Burial Project (Cambrian Christmas Lecture 2021)

Adam Gwilt of Amgueddfa Cymru–National Museum of Wales discusses one of the most remarkable late prehistoric finds of recent times, an Iron Age chariot burial discovered in 2018 in Pembrokeshire. This chariot burial is a unique discovery for Wales and is now the subject of a major ongoing heritage partnership.


Eurwyn Wiliam Presidential Address 2021: The study of vernacular architecture in Wales

Dr Wiliam worked as Assistant Keeper, Director and Deputy-Director at Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum of Wales, and is an authority on the vernacular buildings of Wales. He has published extensively on the subject, and was responsible for the addition of many such buildings to the Museum’s collection at St. Fagans. Appointed Chairman of RCAHMW, retiring in 2016, he is also Chairman of the Nantgarw Chinaworks Trust.


Darganfod-Discovery 2021

Presentations from Darganfod-Discovery 2021 – a day dedicated to fascinating recent work on the archaeology of Wales and the Marches, held in conjunction with Cardiff University on 10th April 2021. This online conference is the first of a new series that showcases work supported by the Cambrian Archaeological Association Research Fund as well as providing an opportunity for early career academic and independent researchers to present research on Wales and the Marches. Speakers (in on-the-day order): Prof Mike Parker Pearson, Prof Gary Lock, Eirini Konstantinidi, Adelle Bricking, Dr Oliver Davis (with Prof Niall Sharples), Dr Toby Driver (with Dr Jeffrey L. Davies), Dr Andy Seaman, Dr Alan Lane, Dr Rhiannon Comeau, Dr Alice Forward, Dr Rachel Swallow. Poster presenters: Tiffany Treadway, Andrew Reynolds, Meredith Hood, Chris Griffiths, Ciara Butler, Alexandra Evans and (not shown on YouTube) Sarah Saunderson.



Prof Michael Jones: Inauguration and Presidential Address 2020

Michael Jones is Emeritus Professor of Medieval French History at the University of Nottingham. He was born in Wrexham, and studied history at Oxford University, thereafter teaching at the universities of Exeter and Nottingham, specialising in French medieval history.