Scroll down for info, abstracts/papers & podcasts for each seminar
Health in Crisis – Fri 29th April
Guest speaker: Dr Jo Murphy-Lawless, Sociologist, School of Nursing & Midwifery (TCD) A moment of moral danger: denying health as a core human need
Shane O’Donnell – Sociology (UCD) ‘Walking a Tight Rope’: social class differences in the experiences of the day-to-day management of type 2 diabetes in Ireland
Liz Brosnan – Sociology (UL) Lunatics Running the Asylum? Can Mental Health Service User Involvement Really Influence the Power And Privilege Of Psychiatry?
Carol Ellis – Sociology (UCD) Recognising identity among those with chronic illnesses: a key to economic recovery?
Democracy in Crisis – Fri 15th April
Chair: Dr Kieran Allen
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
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 – Political Science & Sociology (NUIG) Community Safety Investigating the Growing Appeal of Community and Partnerships in Addressing Crime and Disorder
Brian Moss – Sociology (UCD) Is there any misbehaviour in Irish policing?
Education in Crisis – Fri 4th March
Chair: Prof. Patrick Clancy
Dr 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
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
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
The Labour Market in Crisis? – Fri 21st Jan
Chair: Prof. Christopher Whelan
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