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L1050449Syd Howells is the Museum Volunteer Manager at the Egypt Centre and is the first point of contact for anyone wishing to volunteer here or undergo a work placement.

Phone: 01792 606065

Email Address:  l.s.j.howells@swansea.ac.uk




Brief CV

  • M.A. in Museum Studies, Leicester University (2016).
  • B.A. (Hons) in History, Swansea University (2013).
  • Certificate in Higher Education in Egyptology, Swansea University.
  • Archaeological experience in Egypt and the United Kingdom.


Research Interests

  • Propaganda (both ancient and modern)
  • Volunteering in the Heritage Sector
  • The Ethics of Collecting
  • The History of Eccentricity




Outside Interests

  • Archaeology
  • History: I am a member of the Historical Association Swansea Branch Outreach Speakers Group  http://www.haswansea.org.uk/page13.html (talks include Wonderful Things: A Look at the History and Collections of the Egypt Centre, Museum of Egyptian Antiquities at Swansea University and Dr William Price and the Welsh Pharaohs)
  • I am the Welsh Representative of the British Association of Friends of Museums (BAFM)
  • I sit on the Committees of both the Friends of the Egypt Centre and the Royal Institution of South Wales
  • Music
  • Photography