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College Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series Continues into Spring 2024

13 Feb 2024

The College of Business and Law Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series 2023/24 continues into the second semester with Professor Aoife Daly of the School of Law scheduled to deliver on 13 March 2024 her inaugural lecture 'What child/youth climate action means for human right law".    

Professor Daly as Principal Investigator leads the Youth Climate Justice Project, which is supported by a consolidator grant from the European Research Council.  The Project seeks to reexamine childrens rights through the work of children/youth in the climate crisis.

Scheduled for 17 April 2024 is the inaugural lecture from Professor Michelle Carr, who is Professor in Accounting (Sustainable Business) in the Department of Acccounting and Finance CUBS, followed on 5 May by an inuagural lecture from Professor Stewart Smyth, also of the Department of Accounting and Finance. 

The series was successfully launched on 12 October 2023 with a inaugural lecture entitled "Sustainablility for Teaching and Research:  Past Experiences and Future Perspectives"  delivered by Professor Valeria Andreoni, AIB Professor in Sustainable Business , CUBS.

Professor Femi Amao, Professor of Company Law and Sustainability in the School of Law, continued the series on 24 January 2024  delivering his inaugural lecture:  "Decolonising the 'corporation' narrative in Africa in the age of Sustainability".

Details currently available on all Inaugural Professorial Lectures follow below.  Invitations links and registration will issue closer to the scheduled dates.



Title of Lecture

Date and Time

Professor Valeria Andreoni

AIB Professor in sustainable Business

Sustainability for Teaching and Research: Past Experiences and Future Perspectives


Thursday, 12 October 2023 at 4 pm

Council Room

Professor Femi Amao

Professor of Company Law & Sustainability

Decolonising the ‘corporation’ narrative in Africa in the age of Sustainability

Wednesday, 24 January 2024 at 11.30 am

Council Room

Professor Aoife Daly,

Professor of Law

What child/youth climate action means for human rights law


Wednesday, 13 March 2024 at 5 pm

Dr. Dora Allman Room

Light refreshments at 6 pm

Professor Michelle Carr

 Professor of Accounting (Sustainable Business)

Accounting Management and Accountability in Times of Crisis

Wednesday, 17 April 2024

Dora Allman Meeting Room

Light refreshments tbc

Professor Stewart Smyth

Professor of Accounting & Finance

Accountants will save the World...Really?

Wednesday, 5 May 2024 at 4 pm

Council Room

Light refreshments at 3.30 pm


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