Posted on 28 January 2014
The work of Professor John Koch on the language of the Celts will be featured on the BBC Radio 4 programme Making History this afternoon at 3.00pm.
Professor Koch has been a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Study (CAWCS) since 1998. His interests include the languages, literatures, and civilizations of the early Celtic peoples from prehistory through the early Middle Ages.
He is currently the Principal Investigator of the 3-year research project Atlantic Europe in the Metal Ages (AEMA): questions of shared language. The AEMA project is exploring the archaeological background of the emergence of the Celtic languages in Western Europe. It is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and is taking place at CAWCS in collaboration with the University of Oxford, King’s College London, Bangor University, and the National Library of Wales
Presented by Helen Castor and Tom Holland, Making History is a Series that looks at the latest historic research and showcases listeners' passions, exploring ordinary people's links with the past.
To listen to the programme live, please click here
Following the broadcast, the programme will be available on the iPlayer and Listen Again.