Rebecca Thomas is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow. She studied for her doctorate at the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic (University of Cambridge). Early Welsh literature is her main area of expertise, focusing especially on how medieval texts convey ideas of identity. Her current project considers how medieval Welsh writers reacted to political contacts between Wales and the wider world.
Office: 222.2 History Corridor, Main Arts Building, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG
Rebecca’s research interests include:
- Medieval Welsh literature
- Writing history in medieval Wales
- Multilingualism in the Middle Ages
- Welsh identity
- Cambro-Latin texts (especially chronicles, history, and biography)