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Professor Maggie O'Neill
30 May 2023

Professor Maggie O'Neill elected to the Royal Irish Academy

Congratulations to Professor Maggie O'Neill on being elected to the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), the highest academic honour in Ireland! All of us in the Department of Sociology & Criminology, UCC, are very proud of Maggie's success. This wonderful recognition comes a few months after the great news that Maggie is now the Director of UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures and Director of ISS21 - The Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century.
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04 Apr 2023

Migration and Hostile Environments, New Series: Volume 3, Issue 2, 3 April 2023

Congratulations to Professor Louise Ryan, our Visiting Professor, who leads this special editon of Discover Society and Professor Maggie O'Neill who has an article in it - Migration & Hostile Environments, New Series, Volume 3, Issue 2, 3 April 2023. This issue of Discover Society brings together discussions of groups who are often considered separately, in order to explore how anti-immigration policies and discourses operate across and within national and ethnic groups.  The authors are all leading researchers and thinkers in their field and use empirical evidence to bring novel insights into this timely and highly topical social issue.
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01 Mar 2023

Congratulations Maggie!

Congratulations to Professor Maggie O'Neill, Department of Sociology & Criminology who is one of the 2023 Traveller Ally Award winners! To mark Traveller Ethnicity Day, @corktravellerw1 & @tvgcorkclg  announced the winners of their annual Traveller Ally Awards recognising Cork based organisations & champions who have created welcoming spaces for Travellers & supported Traveller rights and culture.
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24 Feb 2023

Online event to mark International Women's Day

The Department of Sociology & Criminology and Women's Studies, University College Cork are delighted to celebrate International Women's Day wth a book launch of a new book by Dr Red Washburn IRISH WOMEN’S PRISON WRITING. MOTHER IRELAND’S REBELS 1960s-2010s Wed, 8 March 2023, 18:00 – 20:00 GMT  Online ALL Welcome! https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/launch-irish-womens-prison-writing-mother-irelands-rebels-1960s-2010s-tickets-558248164287
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