Hywel Iorwerth

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Lectur​er

Email address: hiorwerth@cardiffmet.ac.uk


 

Hywel is a Lecturer in Sociology and Philosophy in the Cardiff School of Sport. Hywel joined the School in 2011 after completing his PhD at the Cardiff School of Sport. Hywel contributes to both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as delivering Welsh medium provision at the school. Hywel has published widely in both sporting and mainstream international journals on ethical and political sporting issues. ​

Research / Publications

Hywel’s research interests are in the ethics and socio-political philosophy of sport. Research to date has focused on nationalism, national identity, cultural representation and the ethical issues associated with commercialisation in sport. He has published in journals such as Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, OLYMPIKA, and National Identities. Hywel’s most recent work has focused on national player Quota proposed by the English Football Association.

List of Publications

Hardman, A. and Iorwerth, H. (2014) Player Quotas in Elite Club Football. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy. (in press - published online).

Iorwerth, H., Jones, C.R. & Hardman, A. R. (2014) Nation, state and identity in international sport, National Identities.16: 4, 327-347 DOI:10.1080/14608944.2014.897316 URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14608944.2014.897316#.VMYi7_6sV8E

Iorwerth, H., Jones, C., & Hardman, A. (2012) The Moral Pathologies of National Representation at the Olympics. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy: Olympic Games Special Edition.

Hardman, A., & Iorwerth, H. (2012) Sport, Patriotism and the Olympic Games. In Austin, M., & Reid, H. (eds) The Olympics and Philosophy. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press.

Iorwerth, H., Jones, C., & Hardman, A. (2010) Nationalism and Olympism: Towards a Normative Theory of International Sporting Representation. Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies. XIX, 81-110.

Iorwerth, H. (2010) International Eligibility: An Interpretive Antirealist Approach to Sporting Representation. In Hardman, A., & Jones, C. (eds) Philosophy of Sport: International Perspectives. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 227-250.

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

Iorwerth, H. (2008) "An Interpretive Antirealist Approach Put Into Practice: Issues of International Eligibility."- Presentation: The International Association for the Philosophy of Sport Annual Conference – September 9-15th 2008 - Tokyo.

Iorwerth, H. & Hardman, A. (2008) "An Interpretive Antirealist Approach Put Into Practice: Issues of International Eligibility."- Presentation: Welsh Institute of Sport, Health and Exercise Science (WISHES) Annual Conference – June 24th 2008 - Swansea.

Hardman, A. & Iorwerth, H. (2007) "Sport, Citizenship, and National Identity – Towards a Normative Account of International Representation"- Presentation: The British Philosophy of Sport Annual Conference – March 21st – 24th 2007 - Leeds.

Hardman, A. & Iorwerth, H. (2007) "Sport, Citizenship, and National Identity – Towards a Normative Account of International Representation" - Presentation: Inaugural Political Studies Association: Sport and Policy Study Group Conference – February 23rd – 25th 2007 - Gregynog.

 

Teaching and Supervision

Hywel is currently Module Leader for Introduction to the Research Process (SSP4000) and teaches on Introduction to Sport and Socio Cultural Issues (SSP4007),  A Critical Introduction to Sport Studies (SSP4008), Socio-Cultural Issues in Sport (SSP5062) and Sociology of Sport (SSP6062). Hywel also leads the Welsh medium versions of most of the above.  Hywel Is L5 personal tutor for Sport and Physical Education students and is supervises dissertations within the socio-cultural discipline.

PhD supervision, current and completions with titles and teams

  • Lana Evans - An examination of sport policy in relation to the use of the Welsh language in community settings among young people Cardiff Metropolitan University. Commenced October 2013, expected completion 2016. Supervisors: Professor Carwyn Jones, and Dr Nicola Bolton

Qualifications and Awards

  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Physical Education
  • PhD Sports Philosophy (University of Wales Institute Cardiff)
  • PgCTHE

External Links

  • Member of the British Philosophy of Sport Association
  • Member of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport
  • Member of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol
  • Member of the Higher Education Academy
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