Dr Lowri Ann Rees

Senior Lecturer in Modern History, Teaching and Learning Development Leader

Contact info

01248 382248

l.a.rees@bangor.ac.uk

Overview

Dr Rees completed her BA, MA and PhD in History at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. A Lecturer in Modern History at the School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, her teaching focusses on nineteenth century British history. She completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education at Bangor University, and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her research interests centre on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Wales, in particular the landed elite and their country estates. She has published on paternalism and rural protest, the Rebecca Riots, and Welsh sojourners in India. Dr Rees is the School’s Director of Teaching and Learning and a Teaching and Learning Development Leader for CELT (Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching).
You can follow Dr Rees on Twitter @LowriAnnRees

Contact Info

01248 382248

l.a.rees@bangor.ac.uk

Research

Publications

Articles

  • ‘Welsh sojourners in India: the East India Company, networks and patronage, c.1760-1840’, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 45:2 (2017), pp. 165-87
  • ‘Paternalism and rural protest: the Rebecca riots and the landed interest of south-west Wales’, Agricultural History Review, lix, 1 (2011), pp. 36–60
  • ‘”The Wail of Miss Jane”: the Rebecca Riots and Jane Walters of Glanmedeni, 1843–44’, Ceredigion, xv, 3 (2007), pp. 37–68
  • ‘Religious beliefs and drinking habits at Middleton Hall, 1825–75’, Carmarthenshire Antiquarian, xlii (2006), pp. 56–68

Books

  • Lowri Ann Rees, Ciaran J. Reilly and Annie Tindley (eds), The Land Agent: 1700-1920 (Edinburgh University Press, 2018)

Book sections

  • ‘Introduction’, in Lowri Ann Rees, Ciaran J. Reilly and Annie Tindley (eds), The Land Agent: 1700-1920 (Edinburgh University Press, 2018)
  • ‘Frustrations and fears: the impact of the Rebecca Riots on the land agent in Carmarthenshire, 1843’, in Lowri Ann Rees, Ciaran J. Reilly and Annie Tindley (eds), The Land Agent: 1700-1920 (Edinburgh University Press, 2018)
  • ‘Postscript: the land agent in fiction’, in Lowri Ann Rees, Ciaran J. Reilly and Annie Tindley (eds), The Land Agent: 1700-1920 (Edinburgh University Press, 2018)
  • ‘“I serve my God, and I fear not man”: the Rebecca Riots and a female landowner’s response to Welsh rural protest, 1843-44’, in Terence Dooley, Maeve O’Riordan and Christopher Ridgway (eds), Women and the Country House in Ireland and Britain (Four Courts Press, 2018)
  • ‘Hughes, John / Jac Tŷ Isha (1819-1905)’, Dictionary of Labour Biography (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) c.5,000 words
  • ‘Might and spite: the former Middleton Hall estate’ in H. V. Bowen (ed.), Buildings and Places in Welsh History: A New History of Wales (Gwasg Gomer, 2013).

 

Further publications

Select conference and invited papers

  • Lecture for the Anglesey Antiquarian Society (November 2018)
  • CELT annual conference (September 2018)
  • Women’s History Month 10-minute lightening talks ‘Women’s Voices, Voices of Women’, School of History and Archaeology, Bangor University (March 2018)
  • Day school ‘History on the Hill: Hidden Histories of Bangor University’ (November 2017)
  • Women’s Archive Wales annual conference, Bangor University (October 2016)
  • International conference of the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH), Harvard, Cambridge MA (July 2016)
  • ESRC funded workshop ‘Sojourners, Economic Migrants, Expats: Migrations in Global Perspective’, Northumbria University (June 2016)
  • ‘The Land Agent in transnational context’ workshop at Dundee University (October 2015) co-organiser
  • ‘The South Wales Squires’ ISWE day school at the National Botanic Garden of Wales (June 2015) organiser
  • Yorkshire Country House Partnership seminar (February 2015)
  • Lecture for Y Fainc Sglodion society, Blaenau Ffestiniog (October 2014)
  • Welsh History Forum annual lecture at the National Eisteddfod, Llanelli (August 2014)
  • International conference of the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH), Kingston ON, Canada (July 2014)
  • The East India Company at Home end of project conference, University College London (July 2014)
  • Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates (ISWE) research seminar (March 2014) organiser
  • Aberystwyth University organised conference ‘Consumption, 1650-1850’ at Gregynog Hall (February 2014)
  • Land and Power day school at Bangor University (July 2013) organiser
  • Community, Cohesion and Social Stability: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Bangor University (September 2012)
  • Researching Welsh Family Archives c.1500–1850, Gloddaith Hall, Llandudno (August 2011)
  • International conference of the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH), Bangor University (July 2012)
  • Inaugural Bangor Conference of Celtic Studies (July 2012)
  • Annual conference of the Social History Society, University of Manchester (April 2011)
  • Aberystwyth University History Research Seminar (November 2010)
  • Bangor University History Research Seminar (October 2010)
  • International conference of the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH), Marymount University, Washington DC (July 2010)
  • Visiting Rites: Accessing the English Home, c.1650–1850, University of Northampton (September 2009)
  • Edward Lhuyd International Conference, Aberystwyth (June/July 2009)

Teaching and Supervision

Areas of teaching

Dr Rees’ teaching concentrates on the history of Britain during the nineteenth century.

Undergraduate:

Part One

  • HXW1010 Wales Since 1789: Hope or Heartbreak? (contributor)

Part Two

  • HTH2160/3160 The Age of Reform: Britain 1770-1835
  • HTH2149/3149 Britannia Rule the Waves: the British Empire and the World, 1780–1914
  • HGH2135/3135 Victorian Britain, 1837-1901
  • HSH3138 The British Country House since 1750: Decadence and Deference
  • HWH2070/3070 HWH2071/3071 Work placement module (contributor)
  • Dissertation supervision

Postgraduate:

Taught MA

  • HPH4021 An Open Elite? Nineteenth-Century England and Wales
  • HPH4025 Disseminating Research
  • HPH4005 Themes and Issues (contributor)
  • MA dissertation supervision

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