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UCD School of Sociology

Scoil na Socheolaíochta UCD

School Seminars and Conferences



Thursday/Friday, 7th/8th January
9:30 - 17:30
Newman House, St Stephen’s Green

Social Character and Historical Processes
A Conference in Honour of Stephen Mennell

Thursday, 28th January
13:00 - 14:30
D418 Newman

The Influence of Locally Based Criminal Networks on Children
 Speaker: Dr Sean Redmond (Department of Children and Youth Affairs)

Thursday, 4th February
12:00 - 13:30
School of History, K114 Newman

The Post-Heroic General: Military Command in the 21st Century
Speaker: Professor Anthony King (University of Warwick)

Friday, 19th February
10:00 - 15:30
Moore Auditorium, Science East 

1916: Insurrection, Revolution and Counter-Revolution


Please Note New Venue


Thursday, 25th February

Geary Boardroom

Globalization and Cultural Heritage: Can we go beyond traditional ways of defining national and local identity?
Speaker: Dr Laia Colomer (Linnaeus University)

Monday, 29th February
13:00 - 14:30
Geary Seminar Room

Diverging Employment Trends in Europe and North America, 2004-2014: The Great Recession and its Aftermath
Speaker: Professor Mike Hout (New York University)

Monday, 21st March
13:00 - 14:30
D418 Newman

Peering into Peer Review Through Agent-based Models
Speakers: Professor Flaminio Squazzoni (University of Brescia)

Thursday, 31st March
13:00 - 14:30
D418 Newman

Defending the ‘French Model’ against Globalisation? Making Sense of Recent Workplace Struggles in France
Speakers: Dr Jeremy Lane (University of Nottingham)

Thursday, 14th April
13:00 - 14:30
D418 Newman

Denunciation Dynamics and the Limits of Scandal
Speaker: Dr Thomas Grund (UCD School of Sociology)

Thursday, 21st April
13:00 - 14:30
D418 Newman

Structural Analysis of Networks in Indian Schools
Speaker: Dr Pablo Lucas (UCD School of Sociology)

Wednesday, 27th April
Venue TBC

The Importance of Being Civil
Speaker: Professor John A Hall (McGill University)

UCD/TCD Public Lecture

Wednesday, 18th May
13:00 - 14:30
D418 Newman

Between Territorial Accommodation and Secession: Explaining the Territorial Strategies of Catalan and Basque Nationalism
Speaker: Professor Ludger Mees (University of the Basque Country)