News Archive : Academic Year 2014-2015
- Provost meets leading Political Science graduate Kerry Healey
Trinity’s Provost met with Political Science PhD graduate, Kerry Healey, on a recent trip to the US. Dr Healey, who is internationally recognized for her service in academia and government, is President of Babson College and former Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts.
- Political Philosopher Dr Peter Stone Co-organizes Major Academic Meetings
From 4–7 June, Trinity’s Philosophy and Political Science departments will host the annual meetings of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy and the Bertrand Russell Society featuring talks by leading international scholars.
- Let’s Fly Away: IAG and Aer Lingus
Professor Raj Chari places the current events surrounding the sale of Aer lingus within the broader history of 'Life After Privatisation'
- Prof Raj Chari Publishes 'Life After Privatisation'
Professor Raj Chari has just completed a new and very topical book analysing the fates that may befall privatised state companies. 'Life After Privatisation' is published by Oxford University Press.
- Dr Will Phelan presents at the University of Copenhagen
Dr Will Phelan was an invited speaker at iCourts - the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts - on 29 April 2015. During his stay, he presented his new book "In Place of Inter-State Retaliation: The European Union's Rejection of WTO-style Trade Sanctions and Trade Remedies" (Oxford UP, 2015).
- Congratulations To Our New Scholars In Political Science On Their Success
The Department congratulates the 5 undergraduate students of Political Science elected to Scholarship on 10 April 2015: Christopher Doughty (History and Political Science), Samuel Alexander Thomas Johnston (PPES), Patrick Lavelle (PPES), Ciara Molloy (History and Political Science), and Matt Murtagh-White (PPES).
- Professor Gail McElroy secures Irish Research Council New Foundations Funding
Professor Gail McElroy, Head of the Department of Political Science, has secured funding from the Irish Research Council. Under Strand 3: Enhancing Knowledge Exchange of the New Foundations Programme her research will focus on 'Gender and legislative debate in Ireland: When and what female TDs talk about'.