Postgraduate Conference

Postgraduate Conference 2 December 2019

The Graduate School in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences will host the annual Postgraduate Conference on Monday, 2 December 2019 in the CACSSS Seminar Room, G27, Ground Floor, O'Rahilly Building.

ALL WELCOME!

 

Schedule

9.15am     Registration in Ground Floor Social Area

9.30am     Opening Address - Dr Orla Lynch, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, CACSSS

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9.45am     Panel 1

WAR, CONFLICT, IDEOLOGY AND EXTREMISM

Chair: Dr Orla Lynch

Understanding the extreme far-right as a terrorist phenomenon: an exploration of the field of terrorism studies, Yasmine Ahmed (Sociology and Criminology)

The sound of propaganda, pre-existing music in post-Yugoslav war films, Ana Djordjevic (Music)

The Gatekeeper: a biography of Liam Tobin, Catherine Rooney (History)

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 10.45am Tea/Coffee, Social Area

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11.00am     Panel 2

PHILOSOPHY, IDENTITY, GENDER AND EMOTION: EXPLORING AND RECOUNTING THE SOCIAL CONDITION

Chair: Dr Katharina Becker

The intersection of life and war: the impact of war on the Home Front in H.D’s 'Bid Me to Live', Edel Hanley (English)

Poverty and the feminisation of poverty in Kenya, Leah Kamara (Applied Social Studies)

How motivation manifests in anger, disgust and envy, Jamie Murphy (Philosophy)

Normative expectations, subjective belief and risk: an incentivised experimental study, Cuizhu Dawn Wang (Philosophy)

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 12.00pm     Panel 3

SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL INTERVENTIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE

Chair: Dr Elizabeth Kiely

Deregulation through more regulation: understanding the paradox of Ireland’s pre-financial crisis consumer protection regulations, Conor Cashman (Sociology and Criminology and Applied Social Studies)

An investigation of the factors that influence practitioner decision making in the context of the delivery of the Strengthening Families Programme, Lorraine O’Donovan (Applied Social Studies)

The beginners guide to the psychedelic renaissance, Danny Forde (Philosophy)

What are the factors affecting well-being in China?, Ruixue Feng (Economics)

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 1.00pm      Lunch Break

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 2.00pm     Panel 4

CULTURE, GENDER AND IDENTITY FORMATION

Chair:  Dr Chris McCusker

Crisis and transition: the invention of the banjo and the reinvention of the self, Rory Corbett (Music)

The writing and re-writing of Boal’s Theatre-Forum: a study of the dynamic of the construction of a source text through a corpus-based comparative analysis, Ana Regina Lessa (Hispanic Studies)

The lived experience of LGBT+ minceiri (Irish Travellers), Denis Robinson (Applied Psychology)

Attitudes towards asexuality: developing a psychometric measure, Sinead Kelleher (Applied Psychology)

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2.45pm   Tea/Coffee, Social Area

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3.00pm     Panel 5

WAYS OF TELLING: RECOUNTING CONTRUCTIONS OF SOCIETY AND THE CREATION OF HISTORY

Chair: Dr Chris McCusker

Deposition in Iron Age Ireland, Clodagh Catherine O’Sullivan (Archaeology)

Nordic Joyce, Mary Lawton (English)

Railways as revolution, music for mobility: women’s social and political liberation, musicianship and train travel in nineteenth century England, Lina Schumacher (Music)

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4.45pm Closing Remarks -  Dr Orla Lynch, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, CACSSS

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