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Research Seminars

Research Seminars Series

All seminars are on Wednesdays at 1 PM for one hour and are held in the Harty Boardroom.

Speakers present for 35 to 45 minutes and then it is open to the floor for Q&A.

If you have any queries, please email (opens in a new window)Suzanne d'Arcy.




Cathryn Costello

Sutherland School of Law

The Determination of Refugee Status: Conceptualising beyond Binaries

Feb 07

Marie-Luce Paris

Sutherland School of Law

War and Constitution (Irish report)

Feb 14

Maebh Harding & Jakub Pawliczak

Sutherland School of Law

University of Warsaw

Social Parenting: Why does it matter?

Feb 21

John O'Dowd

Sutherland School of Law

The Judicial Appointments Commission Bill Reference: the Anatomy of an Article 26 Decision

Feb 28

Michael O'Flaherty

(Guest speaker of UCD Centre for HRts)

Priorities of the Incoming Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights


Mar 06

Jeffrey Davis UMBC (Sutherland Fellow)

Empowering Human Rights: How a State’s Concept of Rights Influences Human Rights Protections

Mar 27

Máire Ní Shúilleabháin

Sutherland School of Law

The CJEU and Private International Law: Defining Habitual Residence



Martin Belov

(University of Sofia)

Rule of Law and Democracy in Times of Constitutional Polycrisis and Constitutional Polytransition

Apr 17

Sergey Katsuba & Richard Bunworth

Sutherland School of Law

Titles to be confirmed

Apr 24

Liam Thornton

Sutherland School of Law

The Politics of Statutory Interpretation: Child Benefit & Migrant Children

UCD Sutherland School of Law

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.