From Plato to Prodi *


Open Door Talks 2005-2006


Marking and fostering diversity, the Department hosts a series of guest lectures with distinct colleagues from different fields of social sciences, coming from different countries.

If not noted differently, the presentations will be given from two to four pm

3.10.2005 - Council Room 3-5 pm

Jonathan Healy, Combat Poverty Agency, Dublin Ireland

The Interface between Research and Policy: The Case of Poverty in Ireland

see here for PPT

1.11.2005 (Mind: Tuesday) - ORB 255 - 2-4 pm

Jerzy Krzyszkowski, Institute of Sociology, University of Lodz

Social Work - Understanding and Training in Poland

21.11.2005 - ORB 255/MBA Room, 2-4 pm

Mae Shaw, Dept. of Higher & Community Education,
Moray House School of Education,
The University of Edinburgh

Community development: problems of ambiguity and ambivalence

see here for transcript


(Though not part of this series, it will be of interest:


International Conference (organised by ESOSC with support of Cork City Council, Social Inclusion Unit and University College Cork, Department of Applied Social Studies) on Social Services for Social Inclusion - details

see here for proceedings

changed date 30.1.2006 - ORB 255/MBA Room, 2-4 pm

Malcolm Payne, Director of The Youth Affairs Unit, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Leicester

Empowering Youth – working with groups and working with society

13.2.2006 - ORB 255/MBA Room, 2-4 pm

Tine Rostgaard, Danish National Institute of Social Research, København

Social Care seen from a regime Perspective

see here for proceedings

changed date 20.3.2006 - Council Room

Peter Moss, Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London

Care Work in Europe - Current Understandings and Future Directions

see here for proceedings

* With generous support of the European Social, Organisational and Science Consultancy, Aghabullogue (ESOSC)