Thursday, 8 August 2013

Beyond Borders welcomes Spencer Gavin Smith

Spencer Gavin Smith is an archaeologist with the Gwynedd Archaeological Trust, based in Bangor, North Wales. He is a former Investigator with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales and was the researcher and archaeologist for the BAFTA Wales nominated 'Tywysogion' (Princes) - a seven hour Welsh Language television series on the history and archaeology of the medieval princes of Wales.

He is currently writing his PhD on the topic of 'Parks, Gardens and Designed Landscapes of Medieval North Wales and North West Shropshire' at Manchester Metropolitan University. Spencer also blogs about his research at: 

http://medievalparksgardensanddesignedlandscapes.wordpress.com/.

His PhD crowdfunding page is at: http://www.gofundme.com/medievalgardensandparks

We look forward to hosting Spencer's post on 14th century Welsh graveslabs and contemporary Welsh poetry on Monday August 12th! 

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