Library Section 3

Contains articles and lectures of interest : Adult Education, Culture etc

The Power of Language in the Age of Austerity: Volunteers and practitioners reflect on UK civil society

 Dr Sharon Clancy (very active in the RWF) has written an article in the new "Research for All" journal about her experiences running "Keywords" sessions on behalf of RWF. 

Raymond Williams and 'The emerging landscape of thought and practice'

The potential for this 'Participation Now' to tap into the many and diverse informal ‘education-for-social-purpose’ groups and activities could extend ‘back to the future’ readings and reflections, making the essential links and connections with the best that is available in established institutions by Derek Tatton - Founder of RWF HERE

Previous Raymond Williams Lectures in Wales - 1989 to 2005

A list of lectures about Raymond Williams' work

A country mansion and a wireless connection: Raymond Williams and the future of transformative education

As formal education in Britain faces commodification, networks of informal participative learning are flourishing. openDemocracy is building ties with these through our relationship to the Raymond Williams Foundation, whose residential last week explored the theme of the Long Revolution. - by Niki Seth -Smith inspired by attending an RWF residential

LITERATURE, PLACE AND THE INDUSTRIAL SUBLIME, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ARNOLD BENNETT

Annual Haggar Lecture by Dame Margaret Drabble given at The Symposium, organised by the Reginald Haggar Memorial Lecture Committee in partnership with the Raymond Williams Foundation (RWF)
At The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Saturday 12th November 2016

Written Evidence to the House of Lords Committee on Artificial Intelligence

Members of the RWF submittted evidence to the House of Lords Committee on Artificial Intelligence.

The History, Culture and Politics of Berwick upon Tweed
Saturday 17th November 2018 Day school

Read a transcript of a very interesting lecture by John Home Robinson - retired MP & MSP

Residential library project

Grant of £5000 received from the Westham House Fund for our Residential Library - Reading Retreat scheme. HERE

An Obituary of Stuart Hall by Steve Woodhams

Stuart Hall who died in 2014 was a friend and collaborator with Raymond Williams.

Raymond Williams and the Creativity of Division

From 1946 to 1961 Raymond Williams taught in adult education. His area was south east England, but his own learning had been away in the ‘border country’ of Wales. - a paper by Steve Woodhams

Brazil, Berlin, Burslem: Memory, Identity and Place

Donald Sassoon (author of Mona Lisa, The Culture of the Europeans) has given permission for us to publish his Keynote lecture given at The Symposium, organised by the Reginald Haggar Memorial Lecture Committee in partnership with the Raymond Williams Foundation (RWF)
At The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Saturday 12th November 2016