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Monday Interdisciplinary Seminar Series 2019-20

Monday seminars take place from 1 - 2pm in the TRiSS Seminar Room (C6.002, sixth floor, Arts Building), unless announced otherwise. The seminars will run from 23rd September to 25th November 2019 (no seminars 21st & 28th October) and from 27th January to 6th April 2020 (no seminars 2nd & 16th March).

Dr Noah Buckley
Department of Political Science,
Arts Building, Rm. 6.003
Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

Phone: +353 1 896 3197

Michaelmas Term

Week Date Presenter Topic/Title
MT - 3 23rd September 2019 Dr Orla Doyle (University College Dublin) Early childhood intervention programs using experimental methods
MT - 4 30th September 2019 Dr Roman Birke (The Friedrich Schiller University Jena) 'Human rights and population control: International debates and domestic policies in
India, Ireland and Yugoslavia, 1940s–1970s'
MT - 5 7th October 2019 Dr Phil Clark (SOAS University of London) 'Distant Justice: Analysing the International Criminal Court's Impact on African Politics'
MT - 6 14th October 2019 Prof. Duncan McDonnell (School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University, Brisbane) Populism and the radical right
MT - 9 4th November 2019 Prof. Liam Delaney (University College Dublin)

'Behavioural Science, Nudging, and Ethics '

MT - 10 11th November 2019 Dr Theresa Reidy (University College Cork) 'Does deliberation help deliver informed electorates: Evidence from Irish referendums'
MT - 11 18th November 2019 Mr Ruadhan MacCormaic (The Irish Times) 'The Supreme Court: The Judges, the Decisions, the Rifts and the Rivalries that have Shaped Ireland'
MT - 12

25th November 2019

Dr Seamus Coffey (University College Cork) The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council and Assessing the Sustainability of Budgetary Policy


Hilary Term

Week Date Presenter Topic/Title
HT - 3 27th January 2020 Dr Cara Nine (University College Cork) Self-Determination as Functional Autonomy
HT - 4 3rd February 2020 Dr Caitriona Dowd (Dublin City University) Beyond Food as a Weapon of War: Conflict, Hunger and Strategic Violence in Crisis
HT - 5 10th February 2020 Lynn Ruane (Trinity College Dublin Senator) Taking principles of community development into legislation and working closely with civil society
HT - 7 24th February 2020 Dr Mary Murphy (University College Cork)

Brexit, Borders and Bilateral Relations: The Irish Perspective

HT - 9 9th March 2020 Dr Diarmuid Torney (Dublin City University) The Irish Climate Action Plan 2019: A Case Study in Multi-levelled and Cross-sectoral Policy Implementation
HT - 10 23rd March 2020 Dr Andrew Guess (Princeton University) Political communication, public opinion and political behavior
HT - 11 30th March 2020
HT - 12

6th April 2020

Giovanni Adorni-Braccesi (former Italian ambassador to Ireland) European integration and challenges to European cooperation in the future