Catrin Jones (Academi Gymraeg, Cardiff University)

Catrin Jones is Academi Gymraeg Manager at Cardiff University. With a background as an experimental electronic music artist, and club night promoter, she has over 30 years’ experience in creative programming spanning Arts in Health, Creative Learning, and event management. At Cardiff University she works collaboratively to support Welsh-language and bilingual work/study experiences for staff, students, local and international partners. She is currently leading on an international research and creative practice project in partnership with FOCUS Wales and the University of Waikato, focusing on the revitalisation of minority languages through DIY Music culture bringing te reo Māori musicians and Welsh-language musicians together with creative researchers in Cymru and Aotearoa. 

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