1973 Founding of WCIA – Video Project

In October 1973 the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA) was officially opened by Foreign Officer Minister Priscilla Buchan, Lady Tweedsmuir, following a 5 year campaign spearheaded by the Western Mail, and the ‘great and the good’ of Wales.

But what was the story behind this campaign? Over Spring 2023, Cardiff University Placement Abby Craig Jones will be exploring the archives of Wales’ Temple of Peace, the National Library of Wales and Screen & Sound Archive for Wales, to draw together a short feature film about the campaign to found WCIA – ahead of celebrating the organisation’s 50th Annivesrary in October 2023.

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