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  • ISS21 REACT Cluster Research Slam

    18 Apr 2019
    ISS21 REACT Cluster Research Slam

    On 18 April, the ISS21 Research for Civil Society and Social Action (REACT) cluster hosted a research slam, at which six cluster members gave short presentations on their current, completed or new research (details below), followed by a lively Q&A session. 

    The ISS21 REACT cluster aims to bring together researchers from different disciplines with an interest in civil society research, to undertake interdisciplinary research and activity in the broad area of civil society, and to encourage engagement and dissemination of knowledge between researchers and civil society. Further information on the cluster can be found at:  Research for Civil Society and Social Action (REACT)

    Those wishing to join the REACT cluster should contact the ISS21 Research Coordinator, Margaret Scanlon (m.scanlon@ucc.ie).

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  • Walking Methodologies Seminar

    17 Jun 2020
    Walking Methodologies Seminar

    The second seminar in the ISS21 Creative Research Methodologies Seminar Series 2020 explored the use of walking methodologies across a range of different research topics - from dog walking and young people's experiences of their neighbourhood, to migrant home-making and revisiting sites of feminist resistance. Papers were made available to watch on the ISS21 website in advance of an online discussion with the presenters which was hosted live on Wednesday 17 June. The seminar was chaired by Dr Claire Edwards.

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  • Evidence Amalgamation Workshop

    10 May 2019
    Evidence Amalgamation Workshop

    On 10 May the Society, Health and Political Economy (SHAPE) research cluster hosted a full-day workshop on evidence amalgamation, with Irish and international presenters. The event was organised by Eluska Fernandez (School of Applied Social Studies) and Katherine Furman (Department of Philosophy) and funded by the CACSSS interdisciplinary award.

    Context for Workshop

    Criticisms against randomised controlled trials as the most important source of evidence for policy are now well-established. But now that it is permissible to make use of many different types of evidence, how do we combine them to make policy? This was one of the key issues addressed in the course of the workshop.

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  • Conversion to Islam in “Multicultural” South Korea and the Struggle for Belonging

    31 Jan 2020
    Conversion to Islam in “Multicultural” South Korea and the Struggle for Belonging

    On 31 January, ISS21 and the Study of Religions Department hosted a seminar with visiting speaker Dr Farrah Sheikh on South Korean women's experience of conversion to Islam and their struggle for belonging.

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  • ‘Community, Urban Futures and Faith Belonging in Children's Art’

    11 Jun 2019
    ‘Community, Urban Futures and Faith Belonging in Children's Art’

    On the 11 June 2019 the ISS21 Children and Young People Research cluster hosted a seminar on interfaith childhoods with Anna Hickey-Moody, Professor of Media and Communication at RMIT University, Australia.

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  • Contested Spaces of Belonging: asylum, direct provision and beyond

    06 Sep 2019
    Contested Spaces of Belonging: asylum, direct provision and beyond

    On 6th September the Migration and Integration research cluster hosted a symposium on ‘asylum’ and contested spaces of belonging, centering on current research exploring issues relating to integration, belonging/not-belonging and place for asylum-seekers and refugees.

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  • Music, Sound, and Power in Contemporary Places of Detention

    20 Feb 2020
    Music, Sound, and Power in Contemporary Places of Detention

    This two-hour seminar featured lectures by Tom Western (University of Oslo/University of Oxford) and Áine Mangaoang (University of Oslo) on the significance of music for those in carceral spaces, including prisons and refugee camps.

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  • Reflections on Institutionalising Gender Equality

    15 Nov 2019
    Reflections on Institutionalising Gender Equality

    On 15 November ISS21, with EC funded project GendeResearchIreland, hosted a seminar with Professor Uduak Archibong on the theme of institutionalising gender equality in higher education.  

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