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Dyfan Powel

Role: Research Associate
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Institution: DGERS, Aberystwyth University

Email: dhp4@aber.ac.uk      

Telephone: 01970 622573

Biography

I joined as a Research Associate on the WISERD Education, Language & Identity project while completing my doctoral thesis in July 2016. The ESRC funded project examined sub-state international democracy promotion while based at the International Politics department at Aberystwyth University. I also hold an MScEcon in Welsh Politics and Society, and had previously spent over five years working at the National Assembly for Wales.

Research Interests

Paradiplomacy; Democracy Promotion; Democratization; Welsh Politics; Identity; Education policy

Current Research

I am currently working alongside the other members of the Education, Language & Identity project, exploring understandings of identity that young people acquire from statutory and voluntary educational institutions.

Publications

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Latest News
What does the future hold for languages in a post-Brexit UK?

20th September 2017

As the debates and scrutiny of the EU Withdrawal Bill continue, Aberystwyth University is hosting a conference tomorrow (21 September) on the implications of Brexit for language policy.

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Strong WISERD Presence at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Annual Research Conference

8th September 2017

Work from WISERD’s Civil Society Research Programme featured prominently at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Annual Conference in Nottingham, September 7-8. The WISERD stand (pictured) did brisk business with high levels of interest from conference-goers.

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