UL MA in Sociology (Youth, Community & Social Regeneration) presents Critical Perspecities on Youth, Community and Urban Regeneration
Seminar Series 2013
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University of Limerick will host a one-day conference
THE RIGHT TO KNOW
Examining 15 years of Freedom Of Information Act in Ireland
Monday February 11th 2013
More Information: www3.ul.ie/journalism/journalism/foi15.html
For all inquiries contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sociology Public Lecture
Co-hosted with the Institute for the Study of Knowledge in Society and AHSS
PSYCHIATRY INSIDE OUT:
The continuing legacy of the late Franco Basaglia and his democratic psychiatry model.
Lecture Theatre HSG037, Health Sciences Building, University of Limerick.
Tuesday 4th December, 6.30pm
(Reception, 5.45 pm Health Sciences Building, University of Limerick)
(co-sponsored by the FESTA project, Gender ARC and the Department of Sociology, UL)
‘Building effective career paths for women in science: a case study’
Dr Kate White
Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Education and Arts, University of Ballarat, Australia
12 noon, Tuesday 13 November
Foundation Building F1-030
University of Limerick
Irish Women Lawyers Association*
You are invited to a talk
by the Children’s Ombudsman,
'Moving to a Culture of Respect for Children in Ireland'
Thursday 1 November 2012 6pm to 7.30pm (registration 5.45pm)
Millstream Common Room, University of Limerick
To register: please telephone 087 9480388 or email email@example.com
Fee: €30 for non-members; €25 for IWLA members, staff and students of both institutions*, NGO staff, and unwaged or equivalent
The event is open to all interested parties
* this event is co-hosted by the Gender, Law, Equality and Rights Theme within the Gender ARC research network linking more than fifty academics at NUIG and UL, see www.genderarc.org.
Transforming Local Government and Local Democracy in Ireland
October 24th 2012
This symposium will address the changing landscape of local government and local democracy in Ireland with specific relevance to Limerick. The creation of a new Unitary Authority for Limerick City and Council, the integration of the Limerick Regeneration Agency within the new authority and the proposed alignment of Local Partnership Companies with the local authorities; are important initiatives in this regard.
Key Note Speakers
Jan O’Sullivan, Minister of State in the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government with special responsibility for Housing and Planning
Conn Murray Limerick County and City Manager
Paul Lawless, Professor of Urban Policy and former director of the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University
Rob Atkinson, Professor of Urban Policy & Urban Research, University of West of England.
For more information please contact Catherine McCarthy Catherine.McCarthy@ul.ie
How are our kids?
The research, How are our kids?, undertaken on behalf of the Limerick City Children’s Services Committee in 2010-2011 was included in the poster presentation of research at the conference Researching Children’s Outcomes: An All Ireland Approach, held in Dublin on 26th September, hosted by the Children’s Research Network www.childrensresearchnetwork.org. The research was undertaken by Dr. Eileen Humphreys, now a Post-Doctoral Researcher at ISKS with Professor Des McCafferty and Dr. Ann Higgins, Mary Immaculate College. The fieldwork research team included Dr. Martin Power and Pat Fitzpatrick, Department of Sociology UL.
The research was funded by Atlantic Philanthropies and the Limerick Regeneration Agencies.
ISSP workshop on Social Movements
and Political Change
Social Movements and Political Change in North Africa:
Shaping Technologies for Change
June 14th-15th 2012
Call for paper proposals – deadline April 10th, 2012
Succeeding in FP7: UL Success Stories
Tuesday, 12th June 2012 11h00
John Holland Theatre, University of Limerick
How to survive and succeed FP7 calls? ‘Succeeding in FP7: UL Success Stories’ is the first in a cross-faculty FP7 seminars series. Prof. Anne MacFarlane (Graduate Entry Medical School) and Lisa McInerney (Politics and Public Administration) will discuss their recent experience of being involved in successful FP7 applications with a combined value of over €3 million. They will discuss the highs and lows of the application process from finding the right partners, writing the proposal to the final submission.
Launch of ‘Ireland under Siege’
An Educational Mobile Phone App
on Monday, 30th April 2012, 16:00-18:00 at The Hunt Museum, Limerick with
Jan O’Sullivan TD as Keynote Speaker
Minister of State, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government with special responsibility for Housing and Planning
For more information about the launch please click here or contact ISKS on 061 202340.
The Limerick CSC has just completed the "How are our Kids?" Baseline Research on the needs and experiences of children and families in Limerick City, with a particular emphais on Regeneration Areas:
This research provides valuable information on the needs and experiences of children and families across Limerick City, and it will have an impact on how services are delivered to meet those needs. It was carried out by Dr. Eileen Humphreys, University of Limerick with Dr. Des McCafferty and Dr. Ann Higgins, Mary Immaculate Collge. The research was launched officially Minister Jan O'Sullivan on Monday, March 5th in Thormond Park. For more Information visit: www.limerick.ie.
IDS@UL Conference 2012
Call for Abstracts:
Intellectual Disability Studies@University of Limerick (IDS@UL) invites submissions for its inaugural conference on June 6th, 2012
For more details please click here.
Deviance in Modern Irish History Conference
31st March 2012, University of Limerick
For more details please click here.
Thursday, 1st March 2012
Feminism and the Cultural Politics of Thatcher's Legacy
Date: 1st March 2012
Venue: KBG-16, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick
Please click here for more details about the speaker and presentation.
In association with GenderARC (University of Limerick & NUI Galway) and the Institute for the Study of Knowledge in Society.
Wednesday, 1st February 2012
Towards a Second Republic:
Irish Politics after the Celtic Tiger
By Peadar Kirby and Mary P. Murphy
Date: 1st February 2012
Venue: Millstream Common Room, University of Limerick
Please click here for more information.