Learned Society of Wales

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The Learned Society of Wales (Welsh: Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Cymru) is a learned society and charity that exists to "celebrate, recognise, preserve, protect and encourage excellence in all of the scholarly disciplines", and to serve the Welsh nation.[1]

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The Learned Society of Wales
Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Cymru
Formation25 May 2010; 13 years ago (25 May 2010)
TypeLearned Society; National Academy
Registration no.1168622
Legal statusCharity
PurposeTo advance education, learning, academic study and knowledge, so as to contribute to scientific, cultural, social, environmental and economic development within Wales and beyond
HeadquartersCardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Official languages
Research & Publications, Policy advice, Lectures & Events
HM The King
Hywel Thomas
Award(s)Fellowship of the Learned Society

The Learned Society of Wales is Wales's first and only all-embracing national scholarly academy. A registered charity, it was established and launched on 25 May 2010 at the National Museum of Wales[2] and was granted a Royal Charter in 2015.[3] The society is based in Cardiff.[4]

It is an independent, self-governing, pan-disciplinary, bilingual organisation operating throughout Wales.[citation needed]