Postgraduate Conference

Postgraduate Conference 20 January 2021

The Graduate School in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences will host the annual Postgraduate Conference on Wendesday, 20 January 2021.  The Conference will be online. ALL WELCOME!

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12.00pm          Welcome Address

                        Dr Orla Lynch, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, CACSSS

12.05pm          Short summaries from a selection of PhD students about their research


12.10pm          Panel 1: MUSEUMS, ART AND MUSIC

                        Chair: Dr Stephen O’Brien


                        Shauna Allen, Curating Change: Activism in Museums


                         Clair Butler, From Not Knowing to Knowing: Deborah Cheetham’s Pecan Summer


                         Chara Charalambous, Limassol Carnival Serenades: An Applied Ethnomusicological Approach to Sustaining Sound Communities


                         Kaylie Streit, Going to the Well for Water: the creation of contemporary music from traditional inspiration through the case study of Caomhín Ó Raghallaigh


1.00pm            Panel 2: GENDER AND VIOLENCE

                        Chair: Dr Sarah Foley


                         Maria Butler, An overview of Marian Keyes and the Irish Socio-Literary Landscape: A Critical Analysis using Close and Distant Reading


                         Tadgh Dennehy, Contriving Truth: Visual media and the Northern Ireland Conflict


                         Robyn McAuliffe, Rape as metaphor in Ӕlfric’s Lives


                         Doris Murphy, SWAGS: Sex workers and An Garda Síochána - policy, reality, and a sociological imaginary


1.50pm            Panel 3: EDUCATION AND WELFARE

                        Chair: Dr Elizabeth Kiely


                        David Cashman, Reconceptualising Well-being to develop an Ecological Framework of organisation of a new Irish Primary School


                        Eugenia Hanley, The First Child Welfare Schemes in Munster, 1908-18


                        James Leonard, ‘I could have went down a different path’: Talking to people who used drugs problematically and service providers about Irish drug policy                                                      alternatives



                 Chair: Dr Orla Lynch


                 Melissa Shiels, Gift-Giving Strategies in the Tudor Conquest of Ireland


                 Michael Rose, How is territory important to group formation?


                 Max Darby, Human/Artificial Intelligence Value-Alignment


3.30pm    Closing Remarks

                 Dr Orla Lynch, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, CACSSS


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