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School Seminar Series, 2022-23

The seminars are organised on behalf of the UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice (SPSWSJ) and, where indicated, also in conjunction with the three School's research centres, Equality Studies Centre (ESC), Centre for Gender, Feminisms & Sexualities (CGFS) and the Centre for Japanese Studies (UCD-JaSt) as well as the UCD Geary Institute. If you have any queries please email Maureen.Lyons@ucd.ie 

Spring Trimester





Griet Roets & Dries Cautreels, "Deinstitutionalisation strategies in care policy and practice: from transition to transformation" Organised by Dr Sarah Donnelly MORE

Thur. Feb. 10th 4 to 6pm Seminar Room, Geary Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield Campus, D4
Andrew Sayer, Balihar Sangera and Gideon Calder, "'Equality, Flourishing and Social Change: What now for political economy and social theory?'" Organised by Dr Marie Moran MORE Thur. Feb. 23rd  6 to 7:30pm Webinar, link to follow
Dr Clarissa Giebel, "Policy Perspectives on the Future of Dementia Care in Ireland" Organised by Dr Maria Pierce MORE Tue. Mar. 14th 2 to 4:30pm Old Physics Theatre, UCD Naughton Joyce Centre, 86 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

Autumn Trimester

Ricardo Henrique Rao, indigenist and former employee in the Brazilian National Indian Foundation (FUNAI), "Indigenous land rights and the (in)action of an authoritarian State" MORE

Wed. 21/09/2022


Room L246, UCD School of Law.

Prof. Iwao Osaka (UCD Centre for Japanese Studies / Komazawa University), "Mediatization of Japanese Politics: the changing nature of political communication" MORE

Thur. 13/10/2022


Venue TBC; Hybrid

Assoc. Prof. Veronica Crossa (Urban Studies at El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City), 'Reinventing Morality: The Good Governance of Transportation in Mexico City' MORE

Tues 15/11/2022

1-2 pm

Geary Seminar room, first floor.

Kieran Allen (UCD) and Brian O’Boyle (NUIG) who will discuss their book ‘Tax Haven Ireland’ MORE

Wed 16/11/2022

1-2 pm

QUIN 013 Quinn Building UCD

MPP Research Seminar, Speaker Dr. Katy Wright, University of Leeds, 'Community resilience: policy, adversity and everyday life ' MORE

Fri 18/11/2022


C001, UCD Hanna Sheehy Skeffington building, Belfield

 Information on the School Seminar Series for 2021-22 is available for download here:

Contact the UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice

Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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