Good news for Sociology UCC as we enter Top 300 Subjects in World QS Rankings for the first time!

Good news for Sociology UCC as we enter Top 300 Subjects in World QS Rankings for the first time!

  • 10 Mar 2017

Good news for Sociology UCC as we enter Top 300 Subjects in World QS Rankings for the first time!

Dr. Niamh Hourigan, Head of Department, thanked everyone for their hard work in contributing to this achievement.

 

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'States, streets and selves: crime and marginality in the 21st century'.

'States, streets and selves: crime and marginality in the 21st century'.

  • 28 Feb 2017

Professor Colin Sumner, Head of Discipline of Criminology, UCC, welcomed Dr. Jonathan Ilan who gave a lecture on the subject of 'States, streets and selves: crime and marginality in the 21st century'.  The lecture took place in the Western Gateway Building, on Monday 27th February 2017.

 

 

 

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Congratulations Dr. Paul O'Connor!

Congratulations Dr. Paul O'Connor!

  • 23 Feb 2017

Best wishes to Paul O'Connor from all at Department of Sociology, UCC!

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ECONOMY + SOCIETY SUMMER SCHOOL 8-12 MAY 2017
Professor Arpad Szakolczai's latest publishings!

Professor Arpad Szakolczai's latest publishings!

  • 06 Feb 2017

Newly published:

A special issue on “The Political Anthropology of Ethnic and Religious Minorities" in the LSE-based journal “Nationalism and Ethnic Politics”, with a introduction about the use of anthropological concepts for contemporary politics. Prof Szakolczai edited together with Agnes Horvath and Attila Z. Papp.

Coming soon:

“Walking into the Void: On the Social and Anthropological Significance of Walking” together with Agnes Horvath

‘From Anthropology to Social Theory: Rethinking the Social Sciences’, written together with Bjørn Thomassen.

The April 2017 number of the journal “Theory and Psychology” will be a special issue devoted to the use of the concept “permanent liminality”, developed by Prof Szakolczai,

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Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Transitions to Sustainability.

Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Transitions to Sustainability.

  • 16 Dec 2016

Following the successful launch of their book 'Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Transitions to Sustainability' Professor Ed. Byrne, Dr. Ger Mullally and Dr. Colin Sage made a presentation to An tÚachtarán Michael D. Higgins in December 2016..

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Two new books from Professor Arpad Szakolczai.

Two new books from Professor Arpad Szakolczai.

  • 16 Nov 2016

Professor Anita Maguire launched two books by Professor Arpad Szakolczai at a Book Launch held in the Staff Common Room, UCC, at 5p.m. on 11th November 2016.

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“The Value of Social Science to Human Existence in Hypermodernity”

“The Value of Social Science to Human Existence in Hypermodernity”

  • 11 Nov 2016

This was an inspiring Masterclass! All the contributors gave enthusiastic and inspirational talks on 'The value of Social Science to Human Existance in Hypermodernity'.

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Eleanor Retires!

Eleanor Retires!

  • 09 Nov 2016

The Department of Sociology held a reception in the Staff Common Room, UCC to celebrate the career and retirement of Eleanor O’Connor, Senior Executive Assistant. Eleanor has been with the Department for over twenty years.

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Teaching Hero Award!

Teaching Hero Award!

  • 28 Oct 2016

Congratualtions to Steven Robinson, Discipline of Criminology, on being awarded a National Teaching Hero Award recently.

Since these awards began, UCC has won five National Teaching Hero Awards and we are proud to say that two of the five awards have come to the Department of Sociology, UCC! Well done Steven Robinson in 2016 and Kieran Keohane in 2014!

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Eleanor wins Outstanding Colleague Award!

Eleanor wins Outstanding Colleague Award!

  • 07 Oct 2016

Congratulations to Eleanor O'Connor who was presented with an Outstanding Colleague Award at the UCC Staff Awards ceremony 2016! This is a well-deserved award for a colleague whose qualities as a professional colleague have been described as “incomparable and irreplaceable”.

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Dr. Derek Dalton presents a lecture on 'Dark Tourism' to our Criminology students.

Dr. Derek Dalton presents a lecture on 'Dark Tourism' to our Criminology students.

  • 20 Sep 2016

Visiting lecturer, Dr. Derek Dalton, presented a lecture on 'Dark Tourism' in Boole 2 recently.

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Processes of Social Flourishing and their Liminal Collapse: Elements to a Genealogy of Globalisation

Processes of Social Flourishing and their Liminal Collapse: Elements to a Genealogy of Globalisation

  • 03 Oct 2016

A new article by Professor Arpad Szakolczai has just been published in the British Journal of Sociology.

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Incoming President (49th President) of Cork Toastmasters Club for the 2016/2017 season.

Incoming President (49th President) of Cork Toastmasters Club for the 2016/2017 season.

  • 19 Aug 2016

Congratulations to our former student,  Maura Meaney, M.A. on being elected the incoming President of Cork Toastmasters Club!

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Poster: two awards at the 7th Living Knowledge (LK7) Conference!

Poster: two awards at the 7th Living Knowledge (LK7) Conference!

  • 18 Aug 2016

A poster that Błażej Kaucz, one of our PhD students, co-authored with other PhD students has won two awards - the Judges' Award and the People’s Choice Award - at the 7th Living Knowledge (LK7) Conference.

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Nomination for the 2016 SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence.

Nomination for the 2016 SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence.

  • 22 Aug 2016

Congratulations to Professor Arpad Szakolczai whose paper:  The Theatricalisation of the Social: Problematising the Public Sphere (June, Issue 2) has been nominated for the 2016 SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence. 

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Best Postgraduate Paper at the 10th North South Criminology Conference at NUIM.

Best Postgraduate Paper at the 10th North South Criminology Conference at NUIM.

  • 05 Aug 2016

Steven Robinson, Discipline of Criminology, UCC, won the prize for the best paper by a postgraduate at the 10th North South Irish Criminology Conference.

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College Year 2015 - 2016

College Year 2015 - 2016

  • 25 May 2016

Professor Maggie O'Neill, Chair in Sociology/Criminology, University of York, pictured here with Professor Colin Sumner, Head of School of Sociology and Philosophy, UCC, and Dr. Niamh Hourigan, Head of Department of Sociology, UCC.

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‘1916 in 2016: An Unfinished Revolution?’

‘1916 in 2016: An Unfinished Revolution?’

  • 19 May 2016

Public Lecture: Prof. Linda Connolly

‘1916 in 2016: An Unfinished Revolution?

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UCC at the SAI Conference!

UCC at the SAI Conference!

  • 14 May 2016

The annual SAI conference was held recently.

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Class Representative of the Year Nomination!

Class Representative of the Year Nomination!

  • 11 May 2016

Congratulations to Aaron Frahill, our First Year B.A. student representative, who was nominated for the Class Representative of the Year Award!

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Terrorism and Political Violence, Special Issue 100 years of Irish Republican Violence. Vol. 28 (3)

Terrorism and Political Violence, Special Issue 100 years of Irish Republican Violence. Vol. 28 (3)

  • 11 May 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Orla Lynch and Sandra Peake! Their article 'Victims of Irish Republican Paramilitary Violence. The Case of the Disappeared' has been published in Terrorism and Political Violence, Special Issue 100 years of Irish Republican Violence. Vol. 28 (3). This is available online.

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Novels and the Sociology of the Contemporary.

Novels and the Sociology of the Contemporary.

  • 21 Apr 2016

Congratulations to our professor, Arpad Szakolczai, whose latest book "Novels and the Sociology of the Contemporary” has just been officially published by Routledge. The follow-up book, “Permanent Liminality and Modernity”, has also been finished, submitted to and accepted by Routledge, and will be published in October 2016. It will be the first volume of a series that Professor Szakolczai is editing, on “Contemporary Liminality”.

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Economy + Society PhD Summer School 9-13 May 2016

Economy + Society PhD Summer School 9-13 May 2016

  • 22 Apr 2016

Dates: 9-13th of May 2016

Location: Blackwater Castle, Co.Cork, Ireland

http://economyandsocietysummerschool.org/

 

 

Speakers include: Laurence Fontaine, ÉHESS,Paris| Martin Parker University of Leicester | Tom Inglis, Colette Kirwan UCD |  Marcelo Vieta, University of Toronto| Mary Murphy, NUIM |  Arpad Szakolczai, Kevin Scally, Fiona Dukelow, Kieran Keohane, Niamh Hourigan, Orla Lynch, Ger Mullally , all of UCC |  Lorcan Byrne, Respond | Tina Kinsella, NCAD | James Cuffe, Jennifer Yeager, John O’Brien, Gillian Ormond,  all of WIT | Carmen Kuhling,  Tríona Ní Shíocháin, UL

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Erasmus Exchange Programme with the Pedagogical University of Cracow is launched!

Erasmus Exchange Programme with the Pedagogical University of Cracow is launched!

  • 07 Mar 2016

We welcomed Professor Krzysztof Czekaj from the Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland, to our Department last week to finalise the Erasmus Exchange Programme. It is hoped that five students from Poland will join us in September 2016 under this programme.

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Third PhD student to graduate this year from the Department of Sociology!

Third PhD student to graduate this year from the Department of Sociology!

  • 29 Feb 2016

 Annalisa Porfilio, an IRC Doctoral Fellowship awardee, was conferred on 26th February 2016. Congratulations Dr. Annalisa from all at Department of Sociology, UCC!

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Conferrings at UCC on Friday, 26th February, 2016.

Conferrings at UCC on Friday, 26th February, 2016.

  • 29 Feb 2016

Marc Mbanda, pictured here with Dr. Niamh Hourigan, Head of Department of Sociology, UCC, was awarded  an M.A. on 26th February, 2016.

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M.A. Conferrings

M.A. Conferrings

  • 29 Feb 2016

Congratulations to David from all of us!

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Criminology student to be Grand Marshal!

Criminology student to be Grand Marshal!

  • 28 Feb 2016

Congratulations to  Joanne O’Riordan @NolimbsNolimits on being selected as Grand Marshal of the 2016 Dublin St. Patricks Day parade.

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Inaugural Criminology Ball a great success!

Inaugural Criminology Ball a great success!

  • 12 Feb 2016

Professor Colin Sumner addressed the attendance at the inaugural Criminology ball.

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Örebro University Sweden

Örebro University Sweden

  • 10 Feb 2016

Colleagues from Örebro University Sweden will visit us on 24 February 2016. 

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Sociology as a Leaving Certificate subject from September 2016!

Sociology as a Leaving Certificate subject from September 2016!

  • 03 Feb 2016

The launch of the implementation of a new Leaving Certificate subject, Politics and Society took place in Limerick on 1st February 2016.

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We must not forget that cancer can have a huge financial impact on older people.

We must not forget that cancer can have a huge financial impact on older people.

  • 01 Feb 2016

So says Dr. Myles Balfe, researcher at the National Cancer Registry and lecturer in Medical Sociology in UCC, who is lead author of the study and paper just published in the Journal of Psycho-oncology by researchers at the National Cancer Registry. The study also found that head and neck cancer tends to be diagnosed in older people and often in people who are from poorer backgrounds.

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Erasmus Collaboration Agreement with the Pedagogical University of Kracow, Poland
Good news to start the New Year!

Good news to start the New Year!

  • 12 Jan 2016

Congratulations to Professor Arpad Szakolczai whose  latest book “Novels and the Sociology of the Contemporary” will be published by Routledge, on 15 April 2016. 

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Barnardos - Rise Up, Cherish All Children Equally!

Rise Up for Children Conference

Barnardos - Rise Up, Cherish All Children Equally! Rise Up for Children Conference

  • 26 Nov 2015

 

Dr. Niamh Hourigan, Head of Department of Sociology, UCC, and Joanne O’Riordan, 2nd Year B.A. Criminology student at UCC, spoke at Barnardos Conference recently.

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President of Ireland launches our new centre!

President of Ireland launches our new centre!

  • 23 Nov 2015

President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, officially launched the Centre for the Study of Moral Foundations of Economy & Society at an event held at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin.  

This launch is the final event under the President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative, which ran from November 2013 to November 2015. The Centre is a collaboration between University College Cork (UCC) and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT).

Department of Sociology, UCC’s Dr. Kieran Keohane, Professor Colin Sumner and Professor Arpad Szakolczai lead the Centre jointly, in collaboration with Dr. Tom Boland, Dr. John O’Brien and Dr. Ray Griffin at WIT.

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Sociology celebrates Eleanor's achievement!

Sociology celebrates Eleanor's achievement!

  • 16 Nov 2015

Eleanor O'Connor, our Senior Executive Assistant, received a Long Service Award from UCC recently. On Thursday 12th November 2015 Dr. Niamh Hourigan, Head of Department of Sociology and Professor Colin Sumner, Head of School of Sociology and Philosophy, joined Eleanor and her husband, Francis, to celebrate the achievement of receiving a UCC 2015 Long Service Award. They attended the ceremony at DeVere Hall where Eleanor was presented with her award by President of UCC Dr. Michael Murphy.

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Congratulations Orla on your election as a member of the Editorial Board of the European Commission's RAN Centre of Excellence!

Congratulations Orla on your election as a member of the Editorial Board of the European Commission's RAN Centre of Excellence!

  • 10 Nov 2015

Dr. Orla Lynch has been elected as a member of the Editorial Board of the European Commission's RAN Centre of Excellence. 

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Congratulations Amin!

Congratulations Amin!

  • 30 Oct 2015

Congratulations to Amin Sharifi Isaloo on being awarded a PhD at UCC on 29/10/2015 from all at Department of Sociology, UCC.

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Recent Conference at Royal Irish Academy.

Recent Conference at Royal Irish Academy.

  • 29 Oct 2015

A conference 'Debating Austerity in Ireland' was held on 30th  October 2015.

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Dr. Myles Balfe is interviewed about 'The Rise of the Machines'!

Dr. Myles Balfe is interviewed about 'The Rise of the Machines'!

  • 29 Oct 2015

Dr. Myles Balfe interview with the Irish Examiner was published on 29th October, 2015.

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“Values and Lifestyles Promoted at Transnational Corporations and International Organizations”
Holy War - What are they fighting for?

Holy War - What are they fighting for?

  • 16 Oct 2015

Dr. Orla Lynch was a contributor to the recent documentary - Disclosure: Holy War - what are they fighting for?

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Department of Sociology UCC shine at #UCCOscars!

Department of Sociology UCC shine at #UCCOscars!

  • 09 Oct 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Linda Connolly and Dr. Kieran Keohane who won two of the four 2015 University Staff Recognition Leadership Awards.

Congratulations to Dr Orla Lynch and Sandra Peake on their award of a Strategic Research Fund Postgraduate Fellowship. Sandra will be looking at the conflict in Northern Ireland, particularly the Disappeared.

 

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BAIS Conference 2015 - view Dr. Linda Connolly's talk here!

BAIS Conference 2015 - view Dr. Linda Connolly's talk here!

  • 11 Sep 2015

Change, Transformation and Rhetoric vis a vis the 'Irish' Family.

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Two Leadership Awards for Department of Sociology, UCC!

Two Leadership Awards for Department of Sociology, UCC!

  • 21 Sep 2015

Congratulations and well done to Dr. Linda Connolly and Dr. Kieran Keohane! They were nominated and awarded Leadership Awards in the Staff Recognition Awards 2015. Well deserved.

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Book Launch in Aula Maxima, UCC.

Book Launch in Aula Maxima, UCC.

  • 03 Sep 2015

The Domestic, Moral and Political Economies of Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland: What Rough Beast?

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“Political Polarization and Water Protests: Austerity, Resistance and Changing Values in Ireland”.

“Political Polarization and Water Protests: Austerity, Resistance and Changing Values in Ireland”.

  • 02 Sep 2015

Dr. Niamh Hourigan will give a talk “Political Polarization and Water Protests: Austerity, Resistance and Changing Values in Ireland” at the 'performance and politics and protest' conference in UCC on Friday, 4th September 2015.

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European Journal of Social Theory

European Journal of Social Theory

  • 01 Sep 2015

European Journal of Social Theory, volume 18, number 3, 2015.

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Conference at UCC - Commemoration: Contexts and Concepts
3rd and 4th September 2015
UCC Criminology student wins outstanding young person of the year award

UCC Criminology student wins outstanding young person of the year award

  • 31 Aug 2015

Congratulations to Joanne O'Riordan (@NolimbsNolimits) from all in Criminology and Sociology at UCC!

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Director of the 2015 Merriman Summer School!

Director of the 2015 Merriman Summer School!

  • 28 Jul 2015

Congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Linda Connolly, Director of the 2015 Merriman Summer School which will be held in Ennis Co. Clare, August 12th-15th.

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State of Play Review of Environmental Policy Integration Literature, July 2015.

State of Play Review of Environmental Policy Integration Literature, July 2015.

  • 09 Jul 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Ger Mullally, lecturer in Department of Sociology and Niall Dunphy, Director of Cleaner Production Promotion Unit  who wrote a NESC Research Series, paper no. 7 on Environmental Policy Integration which was published recently.

 

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Winners of the Richard Trevithick Memorial Prize (2015)!
Congratulations!

Congratulations!

  • 19 Jun 2015

Gavin Deady at his conferring recently.

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

  • 19 Jun 2015

Susan McDonnell and Paddy Duggan at their conferring recently

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Conference at UCC on 30th March 2015: Understanding Terrorism and Political Violence – the roles of Victims and Perpetrators.

Conference at UCC on 30th March 2015: Understanding Terrorism and Political Violence – the roles of Victims and Perpetrators.

  • 20 Apr 2015

 Dr. Kurt Braddock of  Pennsylvania State University (pictured) was one of the speakers at the recent conference.

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Conference at Middlesex University on Colin Sumner's life's work!

Conference at Middlesex University on Colin Sumner's life's work!

  • 31 Mar 2015

Congratulations to our Head of School of Sociology and Philosophy, Professor Colin Sumner.

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New book by Niamh Hourigan looks at rule-breakers and Ireland.

New book by Niamh Hourigan looks at rule-breakers and Ireland.

  • 30 Mar 2015

Dr. Niamh Hourigan's new book has just been published. It's called 'Rule-breakers: Why 'being there' trumps 'being fair' in Ireland.

See: 

http://www.easons.com/p-3340981-rule-breakers.aspx/

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Apply now for the MA Sociology or MA in Sociology of Development and Globalisation!

Apply now for the MA Sociology or MA in Sociology of Development and Globalisation!

  • 10 Mar 2015

 MA Sociology and the MA in Sociology of Development & Globalisation - applications now being accepted.

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Role of community is key to understanding Irish water protest confrontations - Dr. Niamh Hourigan's article in Irish Times 28th February 2015.

Role of community is key to understanding Irish water protest confrontations - Dr. Niamh Hourigan's article in Irish Times 28th February 2015.

  • 02 Mar 2015

Read Dr. Niamh Hourigan's article published in Irish Times recently about how the role of community is key to understanding the current water protest confrontations.

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Congratulations to all our M.A. and PhD students who are being conferred today!

Congratulations to all our M.A. and PhD students who are being conferred today!

  • 27 Feb 2015

Congratulations to our M.A. and PhD. students whose graduation ceremony is on today.

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Congratulations to Dr. Linda Connolly!

Congratulations to Dr. Linda Connolly!

  • 02 Jan 2015

The 'Irish' Family edited by Linda Connolly, UCC, is an innovative new text.  It is unique in that it will be the first integrated 'Sociology of the Family' text in relation to Ireland.

 

 

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Happy New Year 2015!

Happy New Year 2015!

  • 01 Jan 2015

Best wishes to all our students, past and present, from the Department of Sociology, U.C.C.

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Professor Arpad Szakolczai - Career Achievement Award.

Professor Arpad Szakolczai - Career Achievement Award.

  • 24 Nov 2014

We are delighted to congratulate our Professor of Sociology, Arpad Szakolczai, on his Career Achievement Award from UCC. The Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, 9th October 2014 at 5.30 pm in the Aula Maxima.

"The Career Achievement Award recognises those researchers who have made exceptional and very influential research contributions, pushing boundaries, enhancing knowledge and raising the national and international profile of University College Cork." 

On being presented with the UCC Career Achievement Award Arpad Szakolczai’s contribution to scholarship was described as follows: 

“Arpad Szakolczai  is a world-class scholar whose research & publications have made major contributions to the theoretical and conceptual core of his field, particularly sociology & anthropology and extending also to cognate fields in the social sciences & humanities. An encyclopaedic thinker, Szakolczai has written extensively on a range of social theorists.  In a series of important books and articles he has pioneered a reflexive historical sociology that has been inspirational in revitalizing the mission of social science as a transdisciplinary pursuit of integrated meaning. 

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Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas!

  • 24 Dec 2014

Christmas greetings.

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Congratulations to our three new Phds!

Congratulations to our three new Phds!

  • 21 Nov 2014

We celebrated three Phd graduations here in the Sociology Department on 22nd October 2014!

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Congratulations to our PhD students!

Congratulations to our PhD students!

  • 21 Nov 2014

We celebrated three Phd graduations here in the Sociology Department on 22nd October 2014!

 

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Dr.Kieran Keohane Teaching Hero!

Dr.Kieran Keohane Teaching Hero!

  • 06 Nov 2014

We are delighted to announce that our Head of Department, Dr. Kieran Keohane, has been awarded one of the two UCC Teaching Heroes Awards (Dr. Eileen O'Leary, Department of Chemistry being the second) and was honoured at the National Award ceremony at Dublin Castle recently.

He was named as Teaching Hero as part of a national student-led awards scheme. These awards were established by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in partnership with the Union of Students of Ireland (USI) and other student bodies to recognise and celebrate students' experiences of great teaching throughout all higher education institutions.

Professor Mary McAleese, the National Forum's patron, presented the awards and highlighted the vital role of teachers in her speech. "Excellence in teaching is about much more than simply getting students through their exams. It is about inspiration, passion, generosity of spirit, and a genuine desire to make a positive difference to students' lives.

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‘Making Police Accountable’- Professor Kevin Stenson.

‘Making Police Accountable’- Professor Kevin Stenson.

  • 03 Nov 2014

Professor Kevin Stenson gave a talk entitled ‘Making Police Accountable’ to B.A Criminology students, M.A. Criminology students, Sociology students and other interested parties on Monday 10th November, 2014 at 6p.m. in Boole 3.

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Criminologist Professor David Wilson visits UCC.

Criminologist Professor David Wilson visits UCC.

  • 06 Oct 2014

Professor David Wilson gave a talk entitled ‘Criminology and the Legacies of Clarice Starling’ on Monday 6th October 2014 at 6p.m. in Boole 2.

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Congratulations to Tairin Biasci on being awarded a Highly Commended Undergraduate Award 2014

Congratulations to Tairin Biasci on being awarded a Highly Commended Undergraduate Award 2014

  • 16 Oct 2014

Congratulations to Tairin Biasci on being awarded a Highly Commended Undergraduate Award 2014 for her essay for Module SC3046 – Family, Gender and Sexualities. Christine Gaffney was her lecturer for the course which is one of  Dr. Linda Connolly’s modules for the Department  of  Sociology.

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Dr. Niamh Hourigan Launched Cork Simon Follow-up Report on Homelessness.

Dr. Niamh Hourigan Launched Cork Simon Follow-up Report on Homelessness.

  • 01 Oct 2014

Cork Simon's follow-up report on homelessness was launched by Dr. Niamh Hourigan on Thursday 2nd October 2014.

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Dr. Niamh Hourigan writes about social class and the Leaving Certificate in the Irish Examiner newspaper on 23-08-2014.

Dr. Niamh Hourigan writes about social class and the Leaving Certificate in the Irish Examiner newspaper on 23-08-2014.

  • 23 Aug 2014

One of our senior lecturers, Dr. Niamh Hourigan has written an excellent article about social class and the Leaving Certificate in Ireland, 2014. It is published in the Irish Examiner, 23-08-2014.

 

 

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Disability rights campaigner secures enough points for criminology
BA Criminology: Tutors and Criminology Society Secretary.

BA Criminology: Tutors and Criminology Society Secretary.

  • 25 Jul 2014

The BA Criminology launches in early September:  3 tutors for the First Year and  a Criminology Society Secretary required.

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President of Ireland announces nationwide Ethics Initiative

President of Ireland announces nationwide Ethics Initiative

  • 06 Mar 2014

President of Ireland announces nationwide Ethics Initiative

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History of The Human Sciences

History of The Human Sciences

  • 06 Feb 2014

Two journal articles by Professor Arpad Szakolczai published by Sage Publishers in the 'History of the Human Sciences'

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Dr. Tom Boland writes about 'key to job creation'

Dr. Tom Boland writes about 'key to job creation'

  • 03 Mar 2014

Tom, now a lecturer with WIT, was formerly a student of our department.

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Sociologists attend consultative session at Áras an Uachtaráin.

Sociologists attend consultative session at Áras an Uachtaráin.

  • 10 Feb 2014

Dr. Kieran Keohane and Professor Colin Sumner attend consultative session.

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January 2014: Professor Colin Sumner re-launches Crimetalk.

January 2014: Professor Colin Sumner re-launches Crimetalk.

  • 05 Jan 2014

Crimetalk, the online criminology magazine, is re-launched.

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New Head of School of Sociology and Philosophy

New Head of School of Sociology and Philosophy

  • 19 Nov 2013

Professor Colin Sumner becomes the new Head of Sociology and Philosophy.

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Response in Ireland to new BA Criminology programme.

Response in Ireland to new BA Criminology programme.

  • 31 Oct 2013

Response in Ireland to new BA Criminology described as "phenomenal"!

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BA Criminology validation signed  off

BA Criminology validation signed off

  • 30 Apr 2013

BA Criminology update.

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Sociology professors meet President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins
Expansion Scheme for the MA Criminology programme

Expansion Scheme for the MA Criminology programme

  • 31 Jul 2013

The expansion scheme for the MA Criminology programme is signed off.

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Information Session - Postgraduate Studies in Sociology - THE NEXT STEP: Boole 6 2p.m. on Monday, 2nd December 2013

Information Session - Postgraduate Studies in Sociology - THE NEXT STEP: Boole 6 2p.m. on Monday, 2nd December 2013

  • 24 Nov 2013

Information Session in Boole 6 between 2-3p.m. on Monday, 2nd December 2013

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17-19 November 2013, in Brighton, UK:

17-19 November 2013, in Brighton, UK:

  • 24 Nov 2013

Professor Arpad Szakolczai gave an invited keynote presentation entitled ‘Permanent (Trickster) Liminality: The reasons of the heart and the mind’

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‘Max Weber and Michel Foucault: Parallel Life-Works’ and ‘The Genesis of Modernity’

‘Max Weber and Michel Foucault: Parallel Life-Works’ and ‘The Genesis of Modernity’

  • 24 Nov 2013

Two of Professor Arpad Szakolczai’s books, published by Sage,  now in paperback.

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Professor Arpad Szakolczai’s article on Arnold van Gennep.

Professor Arpad Szakolczai’s article on Arnold van Gennep.

  • 24 Nov 2013

“Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology” edited by R. Jon McGee and Richard L. Warms, was published by Sage in November 2013.

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12th International Social Theory Consortium

12th International Social Theory Consortium

  • 04 Mar 2013

12th International Social Theory Consortium

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TAPSS Applications AC

TAPSS Applications AC

  • 23 Jul 2013

Applications are now open for the 2013 session of the Theory and Philosophy Summer School.  For more information, click here.

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Calling all First Year Sociology students - Introductory Lecture on Monday 8th September 2014.

Calling all First Year Sociology students - Introductory Lecture on Monday 8th September 2014.

  • 04 Sep 2014

The Introductory Lecture for First Year students will be held next Monday - 8th September at 12 noon.

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Reminder to incoming Postgraduates!

Reminder to incoming Postgraduates!

  • 05 Sep 2014

The inaugural meeting for incoming postgraduates will take place on Monday, 8th September 2014, 3 - 5p.m.

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