Crossing Continents

Spring / Summer 2019 #62

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

 

Crossing Continents: Eric Ngalle Charles talks to Lleucu Siencyn

 

Wales in the 1990s: Rhian E. Jones revisits Cool Cymru

 

Carwyn JonesShazia Awan talks to the ex-First Minister

 

Prince Charles: Robert Jobson on Wales’ royal relationship

 

Food SystemsKatie Palmer leads a series on our food future

 

Emyr Humphreys at 100: M Wynn Thomas pays tribute

 


ARTICLES

 

A language without speakers:  Simon Brooks on the future of Welsh language communities

 

Progressive Patriots:  Adam Johannes on socialism and nationalism in Europe and beyond

 

Plenty of fine words:  Laura McAllister assesses Carwyn Jones’ nine years as First Minister

 

Labour’s problem with women:  Cerys Furlong on how we level the playing field

 

The unintended consequences of John Redwood:  Leon Gooberman on Wales and Brexit

 

Prince Charles – neither here nor there:  Bethan Sayed takes a republican stance

 

A healthy lifestyle – better than any pill:  Peter Elwood on the Caerphilly study

 

Common Purposes:  Halima Begum outlines an IWA project looking at curriculum reform

 

Plenty of lessons:  Keir Bloomer on what Wales can learn from Scotland’s education reforms

 

Can we deliver?  Rhea Stevens reports from an IWA Roundtable on renewable energy targets

 

Living in the future:  Marc Thomas talks to key actors in Wales’ innovation ecosystem

 

The whoosh effect:  Derek Walker wants more Welsh businesses in the hands of employees

 

What is Good Help?: Alice Turner outlines new research into ‘good’ and ‘bad’ help

 


CULTURE

 

A Jolly Good Fellowship:  Dylan Moore recounts a year as Hay Festival’s International Fellow

 

Book reviews

 

Shards of Light:  Elinor Shepley praises Emyr Humphreys’ collection of poetry

 

Wales: The First and Final Colony:  Gareth Leaman on Adam Price’s collected writings

 

Dear Mona: Letters from a Conscientious Objector:  Aled Eirug on Jonah Jones’ correspondence

 

Dignity:  Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett on Alys Conran’s new novel

 

Labour Country:  Ben Curtis on Daryl Leeworthy’s epic new study of South Wales’ history

 

The Opposition to the Great War in Wales, 1914-18:  Craig Owen on Aled Eirug’s history

 

Things That Make the Heart Beat Faster:  Rachel Trezise enjoys João Morais’ short stories

 

Q & A: Activist İlhan Şiş talks to the welsh agenda about why he has been on hunger strike

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