20 Sep 2018
We are delighted to announce that the conference titled this year Eco-cosmology, Sustainability and a Spriit of Resilience is in UCC.Read more
20 Jun 2018
Congratulations Will, Roddy and Jesenko on being awarded PhDs recently.Read more
31 Jan 2018
We had a very successful day at the recent UCC Postgraduate Fair in the Devere Hall.Read more
15 Jan 2018
Next conference November 2nd & 3rd 2018 in University College Cork. Keynote Speakers include: Alan Blum (York, Toronto), Sabine Flick (IfS, Frankfurt), Bengt Lindstom (NTNJ, Trondheim), Ivan Perry (UCC), Arpad Szakolczai (UCC).
15 Jan 2018
Dr. Katharina Swirak was awarded a Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Grant to explore research collaboration with Dr. Mary Corcoran at University of Keele/Criminology on comparative aspects of Voluntary Sector involvement and the Criminal Justice System.Read more
15 Jan 2018
Idiots, Ideologues, and Just Plain Interested: The Individuals who Engage in Amateur Waterboarding on the Internet is the title of the latest article by Dr. Myles Balfe to be published recently.
15 Jan 2018
We are delighted to announce that the Economy + Society Summer School is now open for applications. The school runs from the 14-18th of May 2018 in Blackwater Castle, Co.Cork, Ireland. Tailored to doctoral candidates in the broad social sciences, this residential summer school brings together scholars from multiple paradigms and disciplines, spanning sociology, economics, anthropology, history, politics and aesthetics.
Deadline for applications 31st March 2018.
Inquiries & applications to: email@example.com
or to: firstname.lastname@example.orgRead more
09 Nov 2017
Dr. Niamh Hourigan, Head of Department of Sociology, U.C.C. was involved in launching Cork Simon's Annual Report for 2016, on 8th November 2017. highlighting the extent of the city’s homelessness. An average of 53 people used the Anderson’s Quay emergency shelter every night — the highest number on record.
01 Nov 2017
Dr. James Windle, Discipline of Criminology, Department of Sociology, U.C.C. has a new article published in Third World Quarterly.Read more
News and Events
Congratulations Dr. Kaucz and Dr. Milner!
It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Blazej and Richard, the latest new Doctors from the Department of Sociology and Criminology!Read Article
Youngstown University Ohio visit.
Banter in the Aula!
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28 Feb 2018
It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Annie Cummins-McNamara.Read more
21 Oct 2019
It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Blazej and Richard, the latest new Doctors from the Department of Sociology and Criminology!Read more
09 Oct 2019
This was a key public event of UCC's Community week, Professor Maggie O'Neill was one of the panel who joined Jim Carroll of RTE Brainstorm hosted a public roundtable discussion onDepartment inclusive communities.Read more
10 Oct 2019
We held the first of our seminars in the Department of Sociology and Criminology's new Seminar Series on Thursday, 10th October, 2019.Read more
11 Oct 2019
We were delighted to welcome Professor Phillip R.Dyer and Professor Susan Clutter and ten of their YSU Criminal Justice and Forensic Science students to UCC recently.Read more
24 Oct 2018
Best Final Year Project 2017-18.Read more
04 Dec 2018
‘Walking into the Void: A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking’ by Agnes Horvath & Arpad Szakolczai
‘Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere: The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual’ by Amin Sharifi Isaloo (PhD, UCC), part time lecturer and tutor in Sociology, UCC
‘Home The Foundations of Belonging’ by Paul O’Connor (PhD, UCC), in absentia, Assistant Professor, United Arab Emirates University
‘The Spectacle of Critique: From Philosophy to Cacophony’ by Tom Boland (PhD, UCC), Lecturer at Waterford Institute of Technology
30 Oct 2018
Recovering a Sense of Coherence: Salutogenesis and Meaningfulness - November 2nd. & 3rd. at UCC.
Speakers include: Alan Blum, Sabine Flick, Ivan Perry, Chris Rojek and Arpad Szakolczai plus others.....Read more
25 Oct 2018
It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Trish McGrath on her recent graduation. Trish obtained her PhD from UCC recently.Read more
Anthropological Association of Ireland Conference 21st and 22nd September 2018!
17 Jan 2018
We are delighted to congratulate Dr. Paul O'Connor on his recent publication! Paul graduated from Department of Sociology, UCC in February 2017. He is currently Assistant Professor of Sociology at the United Arab Emirates University, where he specialises in cultural sociology.
His book, Home The Foundations of Belonging, elevates ‘home’ to the position of a foundational sociological and anthropological concept at a moment when the crisis of globalisation has opened the way to a revaluation of the local.Read more
28 Feb 2018
Dr. Niamh Hourigan congratulated our students after their conferring last week.Read more