Dr Huw Lewis

BA Prifysgol Cymru MA Prifysgol Cymru PhD Prifysgol Aberystwyth

Dr Huw Lewis

Senior Lecturer in International Politics

Department of International Politics

Contact Details


Huw joined the Department of International Politics as a member of staff in September 2009. He previously studied at the department as an undergraduate and as a postgraduate. His doctoral research, which he completed in May 2009, focused on the normative dimension of efforts to revitalise minority languages.


Module Coordinator

PhD Supervision
Normative Political Theory
Language Politics and Policy
UK and Welsh Politics


Huw's research interests include: normative political theory; debates concerning multiculturalism and nationalism; language politics and Welsh politics.

Office Hours (Student Contact Times)

  • Monday 12:30-13:30
  • Thursday 13.30-14.30


Hughes, B, Jones, K, Jones, R & Lewis, H 2023, Adolygiad o Gynllun Grantiau Llywodraeth Cymru i Hyrwyddo a Hwyluso’r Defnydd o’r Gymraeg. Llywodraeth Cymru | Welsh Government.
Lewis, H & Royles, E 2023, Governance, complexity, and multi-level language policy and planning. in M Gazzola, F Grin, L Cardinal & K Heugh (eds), The Routledge Handbook of Language Policy and Planning. Taylor & Francis, pp. 272-285.
Lewis, H & Royles, E 2022, Examining the Political Origins of Language Policies. in W McLeod, R Dunbar, K Jones & J Walsh (eds), Language, Policy and Territory: A Festschrift for Colin H. Williams. Springer Nature, pp. 19-37. 10.1007/978-3-030-94346-2_2
Lewis, H & Royles, E 2022, Towards a million speakers? Welsh Language Policy Post-devolution. in J Williams & E Aled (eds), The Impact of Devolution in Wales: Social Democracy with a Welsh Stripe?. Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press.
McLeod, W & Lewis, H 2021, Changes in Family Structure and Lifestyles: Challenges for Regional or Minority Languages. in Language Revitalisation and Social Transformation. Language and Globalization, Springer Nature, pp. 175–189. 10.1007/978-3-030-80189-2_7
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