- Antje Roeder Awarded IRC Starter Grant for 'New Irish Families' project
This project, which is funded by the Irish Research Council, will describe and analyse the diverse profile of 'new Irish families', with particular focus on the Irish-born children of non-Irish or mixed parents. It seeks to explore the challenges faced by these families, and contribute to more effective policy making for an emerging and growing second generation in Ireland, focusing on social integration, childcare arrangements and return to work, as well as poverty and social welfare usage.
- Valerie Amiraux Delivers Keynote in Sociology Public Lecture Series
Professor Valerie Amiraux of Montreal University, gave a public lecture on 'Muslims in Europe: Veils in Public Spaces and the Current Political Crisis' in the TCD-UCD Sociology Lecture Series. The talk, chaired by the Head of Sociology, Dr. Daniel Faas, focused on the 'public texture' of the discussions surrounding the recent ban on the wearing of the full veil in public spaces.
- Camilla Devitt Awarded European Commission Research Funding
The 'Assessing and Enhancing Integration in Workplaces' project (WORK-INT) aims to analyse the workplace integration of non-European citizens in a selection of European cities. The TCD team will be led by Dr. Camilla Devitt. The coordinator is FIERI, Turin and other partners are COMPAS Oxford University, Universitat Complutense de Madrid, and the HWWI, Hamburg.
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The Grattan Scholars
PhD Scholarship Programme with the aim of advancing cutting-edge social science research and teaching.