Sociology, News & events, All posts

Conference at UL explores football and politics

On November 23rd and 24th, the annual conference of the Football Collective, a dedicated multidisciplinary international network of over 200 academics and sports practitioners, was held at the University of Limerick. Organized by Dr James Carr, Dr Martin Power (Department of Sociology) and Dr Stephen Millar (Visiting Leverhulme fellow at UL’s Popular Music and Popular… Continue reading Conference at UL explores football and politics

All posts, Culture & Communication, History, Law, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Politics & Public Administration, Sociology

AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

This week the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed Transition Year students on to campus for Taster Sessions in our wide variety of undergraduate subjects. 620 students from 21 schools visited the University of Limerick on 28-28th November, for course talks and subject lectures. Students from Mayo, Waterford and Laois visited, as well… Continue reading AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

All posts, Culture & Communication, History, Law, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Politics & Public Administration, Sociology

UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

Students from across the country were presented with scholarships totalling nearly €280,000 at the 2017 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday, November 27. This year, more than 110 scholarships were presented, including over 30 UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in 2012 to mark UL’s 40th anniversary and… Continue reading UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

All posts, News & events, Sociology

10th UL Winter School in Social Science Research Methods

The 10th UL Winter School in Social Science Research Methods will take place Monday 8 January to Friday 19 January 2018. The Winter School trains researchers in raining in quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods appropriate to PhD level research,with intensive refresher sessions (10 ECTS credits, subject to assessment). Qualitative and Quantitative streams will run alongside… Continue reading 10th UL Winter School in Social Science Research Methods

All posts, Articles, In the press, Sociology

Article: More than a game: football, politics and popular culture

Later this month, the Football Collective with gather at the University of Limerick to examine many of the ways in which football intersects with politics and popular culture. Prior to this conference, Dr James Carr, Dr Martin Power and Dr Stephen Millar of the Popular Music and Popular  Culture Research Cluster, Department of Sociology, University of Limerick wrote an article for RTÉ'S Brainstorm:… Continue reading Article: More than a game: football, politics and popular culture

All posts, News & events, Sociology

PhD candidate Sindy Joyce’s research making an impact

The research of Sindy Joyce, a PhD student with the Department of Sociology at the University of Limerick has made an important impact for young Travellers in the city of Galway. Galway City Museum recently notified Sindy that her dissertation for the taught MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) has inspired the organization to… Continue reading PhD candidate Sindy Joyce’s research making an impact

All posts, Culture & Communication, History, Law, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Politics & Public Administration, Sociology

Faculty of AHSS welcome event for 1st years

Yesterday evening the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences held a welcome event for our new first year students. The UL First Seven Week's theme for Week 3 is 'Meet Your Advisor', and this event allowed our students to meet their advisor and sign up for a one-to-one meeting. The Faculty provided free food… Continue reading Faculty of AHSS welcome event for 1st years

All posts, News & events, Sociology

Lunchtime lecture at the Hunt Museum: Messing Up the Paintwork, Bowie, Yeats (and Beckett)

SUMMER EXHIBITION LECTURE SERIES With Prof Eoin Devereux, University of Limerick Wednesday, September 13th 13:00 - 14:00 In The Captains' Room, Hunt Museum, Limerick Prof Eoin Devereux, editor of David Bowie: Critical Perspectives, will explore how David Bowie was inspired by the artwork and outlook of Jack B. Yeats. All welcome.

All posts, Culture & Communication, History, Law, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Politics & Public Administration, Sociology

New Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, UL

Last week we said a fond farewell to our Dean Prof. Tom Lodge, and a warm welcome to our new Dean, Prof. Helen Kelly Holmes at a presentation in the Millstream Common Room. Tom was appointed Dean in January 2011, and has overseen huge changes in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. His… Continue reading New Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, UL

All posts, Culture & Communication, History, Law, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Politics & Public Administration, Sociology

AHSS Teaching Day 2017

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Teaching Day took place on Monday, August 28th 2017 at the Pavilion, University of Limerick. The event was well attended by faculty and postgraduate students from AHSS and other UL Faculties, with lively discussions during each session. The first session examined teaching initiatives which took place in… Continue reading AHSS Teaching Day 2017

All posts, Culture & Communication, History, Law, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Politics & Public Administration, Sociology

AHSS Teaching Day 2017

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Teaching Day will take place on Monday, August 28th 2017 at the Pavilion, University of Limerick. The first session will examine teaching initiatives which took place in the Faculty this year. The theme of the second session is 'UL: Beyond the Campus', where we will hear from… Continue reading AHSS Teaching Day 2017