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Discuss fresh perspectives on ‘the economy’ with a week long discussion in Blackwater Castle

President Michael D. Higgins opening the 2015 Summer School with staff and students.

Contemporary social sciences are increasingly returning to engage with economic questions.
This week-long doctoral symposium bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss fresh perspectives on ‘the economy’; the market, the state, production, consumption, redistribution, value, money, work, commodities, poverty, welfare, inequality.
How can we re-think these concepts amid contemporary transformations?

Speakers

Offering fresh perspectives on the influences of Economy and Society

Chris Rojek

Chris Rojek

University of London

Michelle Millar

Michelle Millar

NUI Galway

E+S Coordinators

E+S Coordinators

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Events and Activities

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Events and Activities

Times Monday 13thTuesday 14thWednesday 15thThursday 16thFriday 17th
9:30 -11 am Arrivals and Orientation: Conveneat at 11:30 in our AulaReading groups Reading groups Reading groups Solitary Reflections
Mid Morning Break Mid Morning Break Mid Morning Break Mid Morning Break Mid Morning Break Mid Morning Break
11:30 - 1pm Introduction: Economy & Society 2019 Maggie O'Neill UCCNisha Kapoor
Warwick
Damian O'Doherty Manchester Kieran KeohaneStudent Presentation s
Lunch sitting at 1pmLunch sitting at 1pmLunch sitting at 1pmLunch sitting at 1pmLunch sitting at 1pmLunch sitting at 1pm
Afternoon sessions with breaksRene Ten Bos Radbound

Victoria Grace Canterbury NZ
Tom Boland WIT

Jill O'Mahoney WIT & James Cuffe UCC

Carmen Kuhling UL & Tina Kinsella IADT
Walk to Bridgetown Abbey

Abbey lecture:
Maggie O'Neill UCC
Ray Griffin WIT & Colette Kirwan WIT

James Fairhead
UCC

Professorial: Mary Daly Interview
Michael Cronin TCD

Closing Roundtable
Dinner sitting at 7pmDinner sitting at 7pmDinner sitting at 7pmDinner sitting at 7pmDinner sitting at 7pmDinner sitting at 7pm
Evening time: Dinner at 7ish, Reconvene at 8ish Bonfire of the Vanities
Salon: Paul Clogher WITSalon: Triona Ni Shiocahin UCCSalon: Ger Mullally UCC Parting Glass Celebration (departures Sat AM)

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Location of event

Blackwater Castle, Connaberry, Castletownroche, Co. Cork