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Past Events

 

  • 11th March 2004
    Todd, J. “Social Transformation and Identity Change”. Seminars on Contemporary Identities organised as part of the Identity, Diversity and Citizenship Programme at ISSC, UCD.
  • 20th May 2004
    Team members attended the Official Launch by Ms Sile DeValera, T.D., Minister of State, Department of Education and Science, of the Cross Border Programme for Research and Education Contributing to Peace and Reconciliation in Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan. Team Leaders presented the ITENIBA Project.
  • 10th December 2004
    The Dublin Team held a second project workshop coordinated by Christopher Farrington on the theme of The place of Unionism in Protestants’ identity at the Institute for the Study of Social Change, University College Dublin – Invited participants included Eric Kaufman (Birkbeck College), Graham Walker (QUB), Karyn Stapleton (University of Ulster) and Niall O Dochartaigh (NUI Galway).
  • 10th December 2004
    The Belfast Team held a project seminar led by Neil Ferguson on the theme of “Identity and Paramilitarism” in Queen’s University, Belfast.
  • 16th February 2005
    Todd, J. “Borders, states and nations. Contested boundaries and national identities in the Irish border area”. Seminars on Contemporary Identities organised as part of the Identity, Diversity and Citizenship Programme at ISSC, UCD.
  • 20th April 2005
    Muldoon, O., McLaughlin, K. and Trew, K
    "Adolescence and Ethno-National Identity in the Border Regions". Seminars on Contemporary Identities organised as part of the Identity, Diversity and Citizenship Programme at ISSC, UCD.
  • 26th May 2005
    J. Todd “Changing structures of conflict in Northern Ireland”. The Newry Arts Centre, Newry, Co Down.
  • 2nd June 2005
    The Team participated in the Showcase Conference organised by the HEA for the Cross Border Programme for Research and Education Contributing to Peace and Reconciliation at the Fairways Conference Centre, Dundalk, Co. Louth. (Programme).
  • 29th September 2005
    Border Workshop at the Iontas Centre, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. "Identity Transmission and Identity Change in Ireland's Borderlands"
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  • 25th October 2005
    Lecture by Professor Catherine Frost, Assistant Professor in Political Science and Communication Studies at McMaster University, Canada, on the theme "Liberalising Nationalism: Lessons from Contemporary Ireland", at the Geary Institute, UCD. (Prof. Frost's Webpage)
  • 26th October 2005
    The Team participated in a Workshop with Professor Catherine Frost, Assistant Professor in Political Science and Communication Studies at McMaster University, Canada, on the theme "Liberalising Nationalism: Lessons from Contemporary Ireland", at the Geary Institute, UCD
  • 10th November 2005
    Qualitative Research Seminar with Professor Michèle Lamont, Sociology Department, Harvard University, USA on the theme "Qualitative Research Methods Training" at the Geary Institute and Public Lecture by Prof. Lamont on the theme "Bridging Boundaries: Inclusion as a Condition for Successful Societies" at the Astra Hall, UCD. (Prof. Lamont's Webpage)
  • 11th November 2005
    ITENIBA Workshop with Professor Michèle Lamont, Sociology Department, Harvard University, USA, on the theme "Ethno-National Identity and Group Boundaries in a Changing Society" at the Geary Institute, UCD (Programme).
  • 12th April 2006
    The Team participated in the Close Out Event organised by the HEA for the Cross Border Programme for Research and Education Contributing to Peace and Reconciliation in the Armagh City Hotel, Co. Armagh. (Invitation and Programme - Details & Registration).
  • 27th April 2006
    Launch of the ITENIBA Research Report at the IBIS/SPIRe Conference 'Human Rights and Security: Lessons from the Past for the Future', William Jefferson Clinton Auditorium, UCD - see the Conference Programme.
 

Forthcoming Events

[See Upcoming Conference Presentations below ]

 

 

Conference Presentations

 

  • McLaughlin, K., Muldoon, O., & Trew, K. “Children’s Accounts of Identity in Border Areas of Northern Ireland”, The 51st BPS Social Psychology Section Conference, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, September 1st-3rd, 2004. http://www.liv.ac.uk/psychology/Liverpool2004/bps.htm
  • Todd, J. “Family, Civil Society and State in Identity Formation in Northern Ireland”, Irish Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, September 25th, 2004. http://www.psa.ac.uk/con_and_app/n_ireland.htm
  • Todd, J. “Social Transformation, Collective Categories and Identity Change”, Ethno-Racism and the Transformation of Collective Identity Workshop, Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs, Harvard University, Harvard, USA, February 3-5th 2005. http://www.wcfia.harvard.edu/conferences/ethnoracism/home.asp
  • Muldoon, O., McLaughlin, K., Trew, K., & Rougier, N. “Adolescents explanations of paramilitary behaviour: Social identity justification”. The British Psychological Society Quinquennial Conference, Manchester, UK – 1st April 2005. http://www.bps.org.uk
  • Cañás Bottos, L., Rougier, N., & Todd, J. “Reconfiguration of Ethno-National Identities in the Irish Border Area”. The 10th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, USA – 14th April 2005. http://www.nationalities.org/events.asp
  • McLaughlin, K.The many facets of identity in Northern Ireland Symposium”. The Northern Ireland British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Portrush, Northern Ireland – 22nd April 2005.
  • Todd, J. “The role of changing perceptions, conceptual frames and identities in successful implementation processes”. International Conference on Comparative Peace Processes, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem – 4th May 2005.
  • Todd, J. “Ethnic Identity and Identity Change in Situations of Conflict”. The 37th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Stockholm, Sweden – July 2005 - “Ethnic Identity and Identity Change in Situations of Conflict”.
  • McLaughlin, K., Muldoon, O., & Trew, K “Young people and identity in border towns of Northern Ireland”. The International Society of Political Psychology 28th Annual Scientific Meeting: “Political Psychology Facing the Real World”, Toronto, Canada – 3rd - 6th July 2005.
  • McLaughlin, K., Muldoon, O., & Trew, K. “Adolescence and ethno-national identity along the border of Northern Ireland”. The 52nd Social Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society Annual Conference: “Selves and Groups”, The University of Edinburgh – 30th August – 1st September 2005.

 

 

Upcoming Conference Presentations

 

  • Muldoon, O., McLaughlin, K., and Trew, K. “Socialisation and identity in adolescence”, 2006 Biennial Convention of the Society of the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Long Beach, California, June 22nd – 25th, 2006.

 

 

Seminars and Workshop Presentations

 

  • Todd, J. “Social Transformation and Identity Change”. Seminars on Contemporary Identities organised as part of the Identity, Diversity and Citizenship Programme at ISSC, UCD, 10th March 2004.
  • Cañás Bottos, L. “From Religious Ideas to Ethnic Markers: Transformations of Old Colony Mennonites”. Seminars on Contemporary Identities organised as part of the Identity, Diversity and Citizenship Programme at ISSC, UCD, 28th April 2004.
  • Cañás Bottos, L., & Rougier, N. “Research protocols for researching Identity in the Border Area”. ITENIBA Project Workshop on the theme “Reflecting on Research in Ireland: Pre-Fieldwork Workshop”, ISSC, UCD, 4th May 2004.
  • McLaughlin, K. “Psychological perspectives on Identity”. ITENIBA Project Workshop on the theme “Reflecting on Research in Ireland: Pre-Fieldwork Workshop”, ISSC, UCD, 4th May 2004.
  • Cañás Bottos, L. “Life of-on the Irish Border”. Seminars of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Beijing, China, 6th January 2005.
  • Todd, J. “Social transformation, collective categories and identity change”. Harvard Workshop on Ethno-racism, Harvard University, USA, 3rd -5th February 2005.
  • Todd, J. “Borders, states and nations. Contested boundaries and national identities in the Irish border area”. Seminars on Contemporary Identities organised as part of the Identity, Diversity and Citizenship Programme at ISSC, UCD, 16th February 2005.
  • Muldoon, O., McLaughlin, K. and Trew, K "Adolescence and Ethno-National Identity in the Border Regions". Seminars on Contemporary Identities organised as part of the Identity, Diversity and Citizenship Programme at ISSC, UCD. 20th April 2005.
  • Todd, J. “Changing structures of conflict in Northern Ireland”. Lecture and open discussion at Newry Arts Centre, 26th May 2005.
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