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 'Women in Politics'
Prof Gail McElroy, Ms Rachel Nolan (former Minister for Finance, Natural Resources and the Arts, Australia), Prof Ivana Bacik and Prof Catherine Lawless contributed to public lecture 'Women in Politics' on 4 June in Long Room Hub.
- 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.
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, delivered 'Women in Politics' lecture on 4 June at 6.15 pm in Long Room Hub.