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Remembering Dai Morgan Evans

September 12, 2017

A lovely piece by Howard

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On 11th September 2017, I was honoured to contribute to a memorial event at the Society of Antiquaries of London in memory of Professor Dai Morgan Evans in the presence of Dai’s family as well as his many friends and former colleagues. All told, there were about 70 people in attendance for an hour and a half of talks, followed by a drink reception.

I have previously posted an entry about Dai’s passing here. Subsequently I was privileged to pay my respects by attending Dai’s funeral in Surbiton. Yet I’m still coming to terms with what Dai meant to me personally and professionally. The memorial event gave me a chance to express my thoughts and feelings about Dai and celebrate his achievements.

Gill Campbell introduced the event before Chris Musson outlined the earlier parts of Dai’s career as a student at Cardiff and subsquently with the Welsh inspectorate. Moving to…

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