‘Returning’ has three themed days (May 10th – 12th inclusive):
Day 1: Rethinking the University – Led by Prof. Maggie O’Neill & Prof. Kieran Keohane
Day 2: Testing Times & Welfare States: Led by Dr Tom Boland & Dr Ray Griffin
Day 3: Engaging Sustainability: Led by Dr Ger Mullally with contributions from Dr Markus Glatz-Schmallegger and Professor Aimee Ambrose
Other invited speakers include:
- Sindy Joyce – UL
- John Barimo – UCC
- Carmen Kuhling – UL
- Lorcan Byrne – TUS
- John O’Brien – UCC
- Katharina Swirak – UCC
- Maxwell Ayamba Nottingham University
- Diana Stypinska – NUIG
- Fiona Dukelow UCC
- Joe Whelan, TCD
Each day involves a variety of talks and walks and will comply with Covid-19 regulations at the time. There will be a range of speakers from UCC & WIT with guests from near and far.
*Further speakers to be announced in due course.
Daily Schedule (all times in GMT):
Please allow for some flexibility in the schedule, times are approximate.
9.30: Gathering together for coffee/tea and introductions each morning in the Dept of Sociology, Annexe – Donovan’s Rd (Google Map link here), the theme for the day will be introduced and discussed.
10.30 – 11.30. Plenary lecture in the Geography Building – just across the road (Google Map link here).
11-30 – ~12.00: Walking & Talking: All scholars pair off and take a leisurely walk down to the Nano Nagle centre – engaging as they go in a Socratic Dialogue. Explain your research, your motivations, your methods, your key concepts and ideals – or take your turn to ask questions.
~12.00: Lunch at the Nano Nagle ‘Contemplative Gardens’ – with a brief ‘intervention’ to keep us thinking. (Picnic lunch provided)
~13.00 – 14.00: Walking & Talking: Pair off again – reverse the roles take your turn to explain your research or ask questions. (Coffee in the Annexe as required!)
14:00 – 15.00: Plenary lecture in the Geography Building.
15.00 – ~17.30: Walking tours: Opt-in – ideally each group should have around 12 participants. Times are approximate, indicative walk topics below.
- Feminist walking tour of the city: Prof. Maggie O’Neill
- Ecological walking tour: Dr Ger Mullally
- “Flânerie in the 15 minute city: histories & futures”: Prof. Kieran Keohane
- Labour and the City: Dr Ray Griffin.
17:30 – 18:30: Reflective lecture, via zoom to allow people to audit from home if this suits.
18:30 – 19:30: Panel.
19:30: Dinner, to be arranged.
(We will finish at 3pm on Thursday 12th to facilitate attendance at the SAI conference – 13-14th)
|9.30||10.30||~11.30||~12.00||~13.00||14.00||15.00 - 17.30~||17:30||18:30||19:30|
|Gather at Donovan's Road for introductory lecture||Plenary Lecture Geography Building||Walking to the Nano Nagle||Lunch at Nano Nagle |
|Walking back, coffee at the Annexe||Plenary lecture Geography building||Join guided walks||Reflective lecture (zoom)||Panel||Dinner|
Scroll Right on Mobile
|Times||Monday 13th||Tuesday 14th||Wednesday 15th||Thursday 16th||Friday 17th|
|9:30 -11 am||Arrivals and Orientation: Conveneat at 11:30 in our Aula||Reading 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 UCC||Nisha Kapoor|
|Damian O'Doherty Manchester||Kieran Keohane||Student Presentation s|
|Lunch sitting at 1pm||Lunch sitting at 1pm||Lunch sitting at 1pm||Lunch sitting at 1pm||Lunch sitting at 1pm||Lunch sitting at 1pm|
|Afternoon sessions with breaks||Rene 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 |
Maggie O'Neill UCC
|Ray Griffin WIT & Colette Kirwan WIT|
Professorial: Mary Daly Interview
|Michael Cronin TCD
|Dinner sitting at 7pm||Dinner sitting at 7pm||Dinner sitting at 7pm||Dinner sitting at 7pm||Dinner sitting at 7pm||Dinner sitting at 7pm|
|Evening time: Dinner at 7ish, Reconvene at 8ish||Bonfire of the Vanities||Salon: Paul Clogher WIT||Salon: Triona Ni Shiocahin UCC||Salon: Ger Mullally UCC||Parting Glass Celebration (departures Sat AM)|