Recent Work


An archive for the Aberystwyth Law School  - over a hundred years of Law and Criminology at Aberystwyth University – has now been established, and at present is now securely located in the Elystan Morgan Building on the AU Llanbadarn Campus.

I have had for a long time an interest in the idea of the indigenous, the native, the aboriginal, for instance and in particular in relation to ‘native Americans’ and fifth century ‘British’ inhabitants of the ‘British’ islands: Lone Watie in his conversations with Josey Wales, the war…

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The Pisciotti ruling by the European Court of Justice (Case C-191/16, Romano Pisciotti v Germany) in April 2018 deserves comment, and some of it critical comment, in a number of respects. At a general level, the proceeding is significant in bringing together two aspects of EU law, anti-…

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This is a fairy tale of the Southern Borderlands, but as Scheherazade might say there is much that can be learnt from these never-ending stories of interesting deeds and powerful metaphor.


Of course, websites are places of information, repositories of fact and detail (the typical business and organisation website). But they are also potentially rich and powerful modes of communication. Information, factual or otherwise, is presented in a certain way, not just for its own sake (to…

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