Department of Adult Continuing Education & South Wales Miners’ Library Seminar Series

Missionaries and Visionaries: A Century of Adult Education by Swansea University, 1920-2020

Friday 23 June 2017 at 2.30pm in the Council Chamber, Singleton Abbey

Tea and coffee will be available from 2.15pm

Emeritus Professor Hywel Francis will talk about : The Extra-mural legacy

Professor Hywel Francis was appointed Local History Tutor, Department of Extra-Mural Studies, UC Swansea in 1974.  From 1992-1999, he was Professor of Continuing Education in the Department.

Dr Geoffrey Thomas will talk about : The Extra-mural tradition: a personal recollection from the 1960’s and 1970’s

Dr Geoffrey Thomas was formerly Staff Tutor, Department of Extra-Mural Studies, UC Swansea, 1967-78 and Director, University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education, 1986–2007. Since 2008, he has been President Emeritus, Kellogg College.

To book a place or for further information, please contact Siân Williams   Tel: 01792 518603 or email:

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