- Public Lecture by Jan Philipp Reemtsma on Trust and Violence
Professor Jan Philipp Reemtsma will deliver third lecture in TCD-UCD Sociology Public Lecture Series on 22 May, 6 pm in Newtown House, St Stephens Green. The lecture will focus on his new book 'Trust and Violence'.
- Ronit Lentin Presented with Global Achievers Award for Nigeria
Dr Ronit Lentin was presented with a Global Achievers Award for Nigeria 2013 in recognition of her work as an educator and associate professor of sociology and the founder of the MPhil in Race, Ethnicity, Conflict.
- Sociology Trinity Scholars 2013
Sociology Department congratulates to Ciannait Khan (TSM Philosophy and Sociology), Samuel Basil Mayo Verbi (TSM Geography and Sociology) and Ryan Alberto O' Giobuin (Sociology and Social Policy) on being elected as new Scholars of the College.
- Wanderlust, 'a surf at lunchtime' and graduate mobility
The latest report, published in The Irish Times on 15 April, from the Learning from Poland/Irish Abroad Study (by Department of Sociology and IIIS) reflects on a recent fieldtrip to London, Sydney and Melbourne and advertises an important Graduate Survey. The Learning from Poland project looks at the strategies of Irish graduates in overseas labour markets and compares these with the strategies of young Poles entering the Irish labour market in the 2000s.
- Talk on the EU Blue Card and Circular Migration by Binod Khadria
On March 6, Prof Binod Khadria, Visiting Professor in the Department of Sociology, gave a talk on the crisis of the EU's immigration policy for third-country nationals as part of the Euro-Visions lecture series organised by the Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) and the Trinity Long Room Hub (TLRH). The event was chaired by Dr. Daniel Faas.
- Daniel Faas Publishes Volume on Diversity and Schooling
Daniel Faas has edited a special issue of Education Inquiry on 'Ethnic diversity and schooling in national education systems: Issues of policy and identity'. The volume brings together leading researchers who discuss issues of school choice, educational attainment and the role of Muslims in societies across a range of old and new migration destinations.
- Talk on Youth, Jobs and Europe by Laszlo Andor
European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion gave a talk to students on February 15. Commissioner Andor presented comparative employment figures, with a particular emphasis on youth unemployment and outward migration across Europe.
- Film Screening of 'London is Burning'
On January 29, Prof Haim Bresheeth (Professor Emeritus of Film Studies, University of East London) presented his film 'London is Burning' followed by a lecture. 'London is Burning' was made during the months following the riots in August 2011, and features a number of key activists and social theorists in conversation about this social event.
- Les Back Delivers Keynote in Sociology Public Lecture Series
Prof Les Back gave a keynote in the TCD-UCD Sociology Public Lecture Series, supported by the Policy Institute, on 13 February 2013. The title of the talk was 'Live Sociology: Social Research and its Futures'.
- Saskia Sassen Kicks off TCD-UCD Sociology Public Lecture Series
Prof Saskia Sassen gave the inaugural lecture in the new TCD-UCD Sociology Public Lecture Series, supported by the Policy Institute, on 15 January 2013. The title of the talk was Expulsions: The Fifth Circle of Hell.
- Students Highly Commended in Undergraduate Awards
The Sociology Department is delighted to congratulate Elin Haettner (TSM Sociology) and Eleanor Friel (PPES) for being Highly Commended in this year's Undergraduate Awards. President Michael D. Higgins will present the awards at a ceremony on Nov 9 as part of the UA Summit, which brings together academics, entrepreneurs and students.