The Policy Institute
Part of School of Social Sciences and Philosophy at Trinity College Dublin, the Policy Institute aims to highlight the contribution of philosophy and social science to current public issues. The Institute’s public events programme plays a key role in enabling the public to engage with the School and its work, and in ensuring that leading academics and policy-makers from around the world are publicly accessible.
- Public Lecture by Professor Brian Burdekin
Professor Brian Burdekin delivered Public Lecture for the Policy Institute on 3 May in Ui Chadhain Theatre, Arts Building, titled 'Giving Teeth to International Human Rights Treaties: Reflections on Forty Years of Human Rights Diplomacy'.
- Workshop: 'Do young people have a future in Ireland?'
The Policy Institute and graduate students of TCD held a roundtable discussion titled 'Insiders or Outsiders: Do young people have a future in Ireland?' on 25 April, 6-8 pm, in Ui Chadhain Theatre, Arts Building.
- Tom Pegram publishes in the Irish Times
Dirctor of the Policy Institute Dr Tom Pegram published an article in the Irish Times titled 'Concern grows over human rights policing vacuum as merger crawls to conclusion'
In The Spotlight
Public Lecture 'Women in Politics'
Prof Gail McElroy and Ms Rachel Nolan, former Minister for Finance, Natural Resources and the Arts, Australia, will deliver 'Women in Politics' lecture on 4 June at 6.15 pm in Long Room Hub.