Angela Palmer, final year PhD student in the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, contributed to the Open Policy Debate on the Potential Introduction of Open or Semi-Open Adoption in Ireland held by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs on May 13, 2019, which was chaired by Dr. Valerie O'Brien, UCD
EVENT: Public Seminar with Prof Janine Leschke (University of Copenhagen): Youth labor in transition: Inequalities, mobility and policies in Europe. 4th December, 4 pm, Goldsmith House, Pearse Street Dublin
EVENT: UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, in association with SPACE International and SERP (The Sexual Exploitation Research Project) present a Seminar featuring Mickey Meji, a South African Survivor of the Sex trade and a leading women's Rights Activist and Advocate. Location: UCD Humanities Institute Ireland, Building no 30, Seminar Room (H.204) 2nd Floor, Belfield, Dublin 4
EVENT: Public Seminar with Prof. Louise Ryan (Professor of Sociology, University of Sheffield, UK): Highly Skilled Migrants in the City of London - Applying the Concept of Differentiated Embedding to understand responses to Brexit, 8th November, 2 pm, Geary Institute Seminar Room
EVENT: Centre for Gender, Feminisms and Sexualities Centre Seminar with Prof Alanna Cattapan (University of Waterloo, Canada): Childbearing Age and the Expanding Discourse of Fetal Rights, 23rd October, Humanities Institute, 4-6 pm
EVENT: Equality Studies Centre Seminar with Dr Samuel King (University of Melborne): "How the Rich Countries Rule and why the Third World can never catch up, 17th October, Geary Institute Seminar Room, 1-2 pm.
EVENT: Seminar by Prof Simo Hayrynen, (Turku University, Eastern Finland): Human/Nature- relations, Social Divisions and Inequality, Thursday 26th September, Aardmore Annexe Room AA2, 1-2 pm
Dr Micheal Collins and Dr Aideen Quilty speak at the 2018/19 College of Social Sciences and Law Graduation Celebrations
Valerie O'Brien's Research Report for the Adoption Authority of Ireland launched.
EVENT - Booklaunch: Prof Bryan Fanning and Dr Lucy Michael (University of Ulster): Immigrants as Outsiders in the Two Irelands - UCD Campus Bookshop, 6pm, Wednesday 25 September
EVENT - JSPS/UCD Public Seminar on Technology-supported Community Care in Japan and Ireland, Friday 6th September, 11 am - 3 pm, Geary Institute, UCD
George Mitchell scholars will be joinig the MSc Equality Studies and the MA Gender Studies in September
EVENT - Seminar by Prof. Jenny Phillimore (University of Birmingham), discussant: Prof Brian Fanning on "Migrant healthcareseeking: some conceptual, methodological and empirical insights from superdiverse Europe", 4th June 2019, 4 pm, A201, Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington Building
Call for Applications for Ad Astra Fellowships in Social Work
The School is very sad to announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Dr Mick Rush on the 30th March 2019
EVENT - Annual Social Policy Public Lecture "Poverty and Social Exclusion in the EU" with Prof. Bea Cantillon (University of Antwerp), discussant: Dr Karen Anderson, Chaired by Dr John McKeon, Secretary General of the Department of Employment affairs and Social Protection, 4pm, Lecture Room, Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin.
Film of "The Meeting on Restorative Justice after Sexual Violence, with Dr Marie Keenan, shown in the Dail to TDs and Senators
EVENT - Masters in Public Policy seminar: "Unlimited Growth? A Comparative Analysis of Policy Accumulation" by Prof. Cristoph Knill (LMU, Germany) on Thursday 2nd May, 4-5 pmin the Geary Insitute for Public Policy Seminar Room
EVENT - Launch of "Counselling Skills for Social Work" by Dr Hilda Loughran, Wednesday 3rd April, 6 p, Hodges Figgis, Dawson Street, Dublin
EVENT - Prof Ursula Barry will be chairing the UCD Sustainable Development Goals Seminar on the subject of Gender Equality, Thursday 28th March, 1-2 pm, Moot Lecture Hall, UCD Sutherland School of Law. Seminar speakers: Dr Monica O'Connor (UCD), Prof Emeritus Pat O'Connor (University of Limerick) and Niamh Kingston (UCD)
EVENT - Public Lecture/Seminar by Dr Stefan Wiklund of the University of Stockholm on "Child Welfare in Sweden, Contemporary Trends", Tuesday 19th March, 1-2 pm, A201, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington Building
EVENT - Dr Stephan Koppe will be a discussant in the Sustainable Development Goals UCD Seminar Series, Seminar 4 on the topic of "Quality Education", Tuesday 12th March, 1-2 pm, William Fry Lecture Theatre, Sutherland School of Law
EVENT - Seminar by Dr Maddy Coy (London Metropolitan University), Prostitution, Harm and Gender Inequality, Thursday 7th March, 4-6 pm in the Humanities Institute Ireland
Angela Palmer and Dr Valerie O'Brien (School of Medicine, UCD) publish article on "The Changing Landscape of Irish Adoption" in the journal "Childcare in Practice"