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UL report on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system launched

Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology), co-directors of the Hate and Hostility Research Group, launched one of four outputs of their 2015-2017 research on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system, which was funded by EU Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme. The Report, co-authored by Schweppe and… Continue reading UL report on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system launched

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Scholarships for Postgraduates 2018

Are you planning a PhD, or thinking of pursuing a taught postgraduate course? The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS) at the University of Limerick, Ireland, is offering a number of Scholarships, Fellowships, Bursaries and Fee Waivers to MA and PhD candidates for September 2018. For full details please visit: https://ahss.blog/scholarships/

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Say it loud: the continuing relevance of protest songs

Opinion: protest songs may not change the world by themselves, but they have the capacity to change the minds of people who in turn can certainly change the world. Written by Martin J. Power, Aileen Dillane, Amanda Haynes and Eoin Devereux, Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster & Power, Discourse and Society Research Cluster,… Continue reading Say it loud: the continuing relevance of protest songs

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CFP: AHSS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

AHSS ANNUAL POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE 22 MAY 2018, UL Call for Papers Paper proposals: submit an abstract of 300 words for an individual paper (20 mins). Panel proposals: submit a panel proposal, including the panel theme, a short 150 word panel abstract, and the 4 proposed speakers with their 300-word paper abstracts and the name… Continue reading CFP: AHSS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

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Our graduates: Niamh Dillon

Niamh Dillon graduated from UL with a BA in Politics and Sociology (Joint Honours) in 2016, followed by the MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) in January of this year. Here she talks about her time at UL: Looking back, what did you like best about your course? I liked being able to… Continue reading Our graduates: Niamh Dillon

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‘What’s the Tea?’ A Conversation with Michelle Visage

The University of Limerick’s Hate and Hostility Research Group (HHRG) hosted a conversation with Michelle Visage, celebrity LGBTQIA+ activist and judge on Ru Paul’s Drag Race and Ireland’s Got Talent. Michelle is a longstanding and vocal advocate for gay rights and equality. The event, which was attended by a capacity crowd of 450 people, was… Continue reading ‘What’s the Tea?’ A Conversation with Michelle Visage

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Faculty funding for two Sociology conferences

PhD student with the Department of Sociology, Zach Roche, recalls his experience at two conferences, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS), University of Limerick: Over the summer I was blessed with the opportunity to attend two excellent conferences thanks to the funding I received from AHSS at UL. The first… Continue reading Faculty funding for two Sociology conferences

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UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

Join us on Thursday the 22nd of February, from 17.30 to 19.30, at the University of Limerick Postgrad Open Evening, in The Pavilion on the University’s North Campus. The University of Limerick offers a suite of taught postgraduate programmes and invites you to meet UL Faculty and current postgraduates to learn more about the opportunities… Continue reading UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

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AHSS graduations, January 2018

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the University of Limerick today, we're proud of all of you. Our newly conferred PhDs include: Yanuar Dwi Prastyo (MLAL): Effects of Cooperative Learning on Student Teachers' Communicative Competence in Indonesia. Supervisors: Freda Mishan and Elaine Vaughan Yanuar Dwi Prastyo (MLAL): Effects of Cooperative Learning on Student… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2018

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AHSS Postgraduate Research Community: Spring Seminar

The next AHSS Postgraduate Research Community Seminar ‘Teaching Methods & Practices’ will take place on Thursday 25th January 2018. The seminar, which is organised by members of the AHSS Postgraduate community will address different methods of teaching used by postgraduates and faculty.  Full details below:

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences newsletter, Winter 2017

We've had a highly productive and positive semester here at the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick. Our Winter 2017 newsletter features news, research profiles and events from our faculty and students from Autumn semester. Read the newsletter at this link: Read the AHSS Newsletter December 2017 (PDF) Read our previous newsletters

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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