Ireland in Crisis? Ph.D. Seminar Series

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Critical Issues in Irish Society Network (CIISN) presents:

Ireland in Crisis?

Ph.D. Seminar Series 2011

2.30pm – 4.30pm, Room F308, Newman Building, Belfield UCD

Abstracts can be downloaded by clicking on name of speaker below

1) Labour Market in Crisis – Fri 21st Jan

Chair: Prof. Christopher Whelan

Lisa Wixted -Sociology (UL) The Enactment of Gender by Solo Creative Workers

Tom Murray – Politics (UCD) Ireland’s Financial Aristocracy 1850-2000 Elements of a Reflexive Critique

Aidan Regan – Public Policy (UCD) The Political Economy of Social-Wage Pacts in the EMU. Irish (Neo) Liberal Corporatism in Crisis 2008-2010

2) Catholicism in Crisis – Fri 4th Feb

Chair: Prof. Tom Inglis

Darragh McCashin – Psychology (TCD) Compartmentalisation Theory

Ann Cronin – Psychology & Sociology (UL) Normative Constraints on the Act of Protesting in Ireland

Eoin O’Mahony – Geography (NUIM) Voice and Crisis in Irish Catholicism

3) Migration in Crisis – Fri 18th Feb

Chair: Dr Alice Feldman

Christian Ritter – Languages, Lit. & Cultures (UoU) Urban life stories of transnational German migrants in Dublin

Nanette Schuppers – Sociology (UCD) The Impact of Migrant Characteristics on Integration Outcomes – the case of Indians in Ireland

Siobhan McPhee – Geography (UCD) Irelands immigration policies The Transnational Division of Labour and Economic Change

4) Education in Crisis – Fri 4th March

Chair: Prof. Patrick Clancy

Sarah McMonagle – Languages, Lit & Culture (UoU) Monolingual Ireland a crisis in culture and competence

Niamh O’Reilly – Education (UCD) Education in crisis Recognising the value of non-formal adult education for increasing diversity in third level provision


5) Policing in Crisis – Fri 25th March

Chair: Dr Aogán Mulcahy

Dave McInerney – Sociology (UCD) Detecting unconscious bias and police interventions in multi-cultural Ireland

John Reddy – Pol Sci & Sociology (NUIG) Community Safety Investigating the Growing Appeal of Community and Partnerships in Addressing Crime and Disorder

Hilary Darcy – Sociology (NUIM) Consent to coercion: protests, policing and social change

6) Democracy in Crisis – Fri 15th April

Chair: Dr Kieran Allen

Elaine Desmond – Sociology (UCC) Identity, Ideology and Political Will Formation A Case Study of Genetically Modified Foods in Ireland

Amanda Slevin – Sociology (UCD) Irish gas and oil – panacea or problem

Anne Hughes – Law (TCD) A comparative study of fundamental rights in South Africa and Ireland with specific emphasis on equality and human dignity

7) Health in Crisis – Fri 29th April

Chair: Dr Jo Murphy-Lawless & Dr Anne Cleary

Maria Jordan-O’Reilly – Listening to children’s experiences of negotiating disparities in
values and expectations between their home and school environments

Shane O’Donnell – Sociology (UCD) Obesity and Diabetes Rising: how economic belt tightening in recessionary times may lead to expanded waist lines and other health problems in future years

Liz Brosnan – Sociology (UL) Lunatics Running the Asylum? Can Mental Health Service User Involevment Really Influence the Power and Privilege of Psychiatry?

Carol Ellis – Sociology (UCD) To be announced

Sarah Gibney – Public Health (UCD) To be announced

Email: ciisn.ucd@gmail.com

 

In association with:

UCD School of Sociology

Maria Jordan-O’Reilly

Children’s Research Centre (TCD)

Listening to children’s experiences of negotiating disparities in
values and expectations between their home and school environments

Shane O’Donnell

Sociology (UCD)

Obesity and Diabetes Rising: how economic belt tightening in recessionary times may lead to expanded waist lines and other health problems in future years

Carol Ellis

Sociology (UCD)

To be announced

Liz Brosnan

Sociology (UL)

Lunatics Running the Asylum? Can Mental Health Service User Involvement Really Influence the Power And Privilege Of Psychiatry?

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About Critical Issues in Irish Society Network

A group of PhDs from the School of Sociology in University College Dublin, Ireland have decided to take action and connect with other PhDs and early stage researchers across the human sciences in Ireland. Our intention is to establish a series of seminars in which we can exchange ideas, connect with others, encourage collaboration and develop our community. More details to come... Email: phdseminars.ucd@gmail.com
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