Department of Sociology
Sociology was first taught in Trinity College in 1968. The Department has a strong research record in the area of migration, ethnicity and conflict and is the only Sociology Department in Ireland to feature in the Top 40 in Europe. The Department is also highly committed to delivering high-quality teaching and providing an international student experience.
- School Public Lecture The Brexit Debate – EU Integration or Disintegration?
The School of Social Sciences and Philosophy recently hosted a critical analysis of some of the key political, legal and economic issues relating to the question being put to UK voters on June 23, 2016.
- Head of Department of Sociology wins Trinity Global Engagement Award
Congratulations to Professor Daniel Faas who was one of the winners of the 2016 award which aims to recognise staff for the contribution they have made to global education and research, and to global experiences that benefit the Trinity community and support the development of our students.
- Henry Grattan lecture on Reflections on the Irish Economy – 1916-2016
Former Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Prof Patrick Honohan gave the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy’s annual Henry Grattan lecture hosted by the Embassy of Ireland in London.
In The Spotlight
The Department of Sociology welcomes applications for its new one-year full-time MSc in Comparative Social Change, delivered jointly with UCD School of Sociology. This innovative programme has a strong international dimension, provides training in substantive topics on social change and combines real-world skills with advanced research training. For further information including admission and fees please click here. The application deadline is 30 June 2016.
The Department of Sociology welcomes applications for its one-year full-time MPhil in Race, Ethnicity, Conflict. This unique programme, founded in 1997, combines a focus on race-critical theory, population movement, conflict and resistance. For further information including admission and fees please click here. The application deadline is 30 June 2016.