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Transgender guest speaker at University of Limerick tells of her battle to win her child back October 19, 2018 - The newspaper run by our Journalism students Limerick Voice recently reported back from an event at UL where Jessica Lynn spoke about her inspiring and emotional story. The event was organised by GenderArc and Gender, Culture & Society (GCS) at UL: American transgender speaker Jessica Lynn held nothing back as she explicitly and emotionally recounted the… Continue reading Transgender guest speaker at University of Limerick tells of her battle to win her child back
LISTEN: Dr Johnny Connolly on the report of the Charleton Disclosures Tribunal October 19, 2018 - Dr Johnny Connolly (School of Law) interviewed by Paul Williams on Newstalk following the report of the Charleton Disclosures Tribunal. Listen:
Faculty funding for Irish Studies conference, Ireland in Psychoanalysis 2: Irish Shame October 17, 2018 - By Paula McGrath Faculty Funding for Irish Studies conference, Ireland in Psychoanalysis 2: Irish Shame, in SUNY-Buffalo, NY.   This conference followed on from Ireland in Psychoanalysis, which resulted in a special issue of “Breac: a digital journal of Irish Studies”. It featured keynotes from Sinéad Gleeson, writer and broadcaster, Claire Bracken (Union College), and Seán… Continue reading Faculty funding for Irish Studies conference, Ireland in Psychoanalysis 2: Irish Shame
Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Kyoto 2018 October 16, 2018 - Conference report: Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Kyoto 2018 By Dr Maria Rieder, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics From Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th June the international Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics held their annual meeting at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, and I was delighted to be able to attend… Continue reading Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Kyoto 2018
The Economy & Society Summer School 2018 October 15, 2018 - By Zach Roche, PhD candidate, Department of Sociology This was my fifth year returning to Blackwater Castle in Mallow, where the economy and society summer school is held each year. I enjoy it more each time I go back, and had some amusing experiences with people who couldn’t understand why anyone would go to the… Continue reading The Economy & Society Summer School 2018

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