Upcoming Events

National | Miscellaneous

no events match your query!

Blog Feeds

Spirit of Contradiction

offsite link The Party and the Ballot Box Sun Jul 14, 2019 22:24 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link On The Decline and Fall of The American Empire and Socialism Sat Jan 26, 2019 01:52 | S. Duncan

offsite link What is Dogmatism and Why Does It Matter? Wed Mar 21, 2018 08:10 | Sylvia Smith

offsite link The Case of Comrade Dallas Mon Mar 19, 2018 19:44 | Sylvia Smith

offsite link Review: Do Religions Evolve? Mon Aug 14, 2017 19:54 | Dara McHugh

Spirit of Contradiction >>

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link Public Services Card: Some still forced to comply

offsite link Catholic Church: Dark influence still active Anthony

offsite link Tom Parlon launches new career in comedy Anthony

offsite link Presumption of innocence does not universally apply in Ireland Anthony

offsite link The poor standard of Irish political journalism Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Revisiting the win-win-win-win outcome in Syria Wed Oct 23, 2019 22:23 | The Saker
[this analysis was written for the Unz Review] In his recent article “The Road to Damascus: How the Syria War Was Won” Pepe Escobar summarized the outcome of the war

offsite link Lavrov and Shoygu Hold Press Conference Over New Syria Deal, Verbally Spar With Rude Journalists! Wed Oct 23, 2019 18:23 | The Saker

offsite link Hillary, Acknowledge the Damage You?ve Caused! Wed Oct 23, 2019 18:10 | The Saker

offsite link That we live under a dictatorship is now unquestionable: The Assange Case Wed Oct 23, 2019 16:33 | The Saker
by Eric Zuesse for The Saker Blog What else can we call it when a publisher does what the New York Times did when it published the Pentagon Papers and

offsite link Who lost Russia? Part 2 Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:00 | The Saker
by William H. Warrick III for The Saker Blog The Chief Globalist Demon, AKA ?Mr. Global?, tells a Lesser Globalist Demon he better get his act together. The taboo of

The Saker >>

Human Rights in Ireland
A Blog About Human Rights

offsite link US Holds China To Account For Human Rights Violations Sun Oct 13, 2019 19:12 | Human Rights

offsite link UN Human Rights Council Should Address Human Rights Crisis in Cambodia Sat Aug 31, 2019 13:41 | Human Rights

offsite link Fijian women still face Human Rights violations Mon Aug 26, 2019 18:49 | Human Rights

offsite link Saudi Human Rights Violation Fri Aug 09, 2019 20:41 | Human Rights

offsite link China?s LGBT Community Mon Apr 15, 2019 19:19 | Human Rights

Human Rights in Ireland >>

National - Event Notice
Tuesday November 24 2015
06:00 PM

Intellectual work outside the academy:

category national | miscellaneous | event notice author Thursday November 12, 2015 12:08author by Laurence Cox - MA Community Education, Equality and Social Activism Report this post to the editors

researching, thinking, teaching ... and social movements

Ireland has a long tradition of intellectual work outside of the education system, and nowhere more than around social movements and communities in struggle. What makes for good work in this context? How do people keep going? What impact does such work have? And what can new generations do in this area?

The MA in Community Education, Equality and Social Activism presents:

Intellectual work outside the academy: researching, thinking, teaching … and social movements
A public discussion

Tuesday 24th November, 6 – 8 pm
Iontas Conference Room, Iontas Building, north campus, Maynooth University

Ireland has a long tradition of intellectual work outside of the education system, and nowhere more than around social movements and communities in struggle. What makes for good work in this context? How do people keep going? What impact does such work have? And what can new generations do in this area?

This event brings together four very different writers, researchers and activists in discussion:

Terry Fagan is an oral historian and community activist in inner-city Dublin, where he runs the North Inner City Folklore Project. Along with his walking tours of the Monto and local history events, Terry has published several books, including Dublin tenements: the true story of Dublin’s notorious housing as told by the people who lived there; Monto: Madams, Murder and Black Coddle and Down by the dockside: reminiscences from Sheriff Street among others.

William Hederman is a freelance journalist and photographer who has worked for the Irish Times, Village Magazine and the Guardian and is a campaigner in a voluntary capacity. Much of his work on the Corrib Gas project, the petroleum industry in Ireland and media misrepresentations of popular campaigns can be found on http://irishoilandgas.wordpress.com

Cathleen O’Neill is a community activist focussed on equality, anti-poverty work and the situation of women. She is currently manager of Kilbarrack Community Development Project, one of the few remaining CDPs. She is author of Telling it like it is (Combat Poverty, 1992) and is currently researching how the community development programme has been dismantled in recent years.

Tomás MacSheoin is an independent scholar who writes on the chemical industry and popular movements. He is author of Asphyxiating Asia (Goa Press, 2003) about the chemical industry in Asia and co-author of Guests of the Nation: People of Ireland vs the multinationals (Earthscan, 1990). Most recently he has guest-edited a special issue of Social Justice “Bhopal and after: the chemical industry as toxic capitalism” (2014).

Admission free – all welcome

Directions: The Iontas building is at the far N end of the new (N) campus (#41 on https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/campus-life/campus-map). Enter the campus at the main entrance to the old (S) campus, beside the castle. Head rightwards towards the library and cross the Kilcock road. Go straight across the internal road and straight ahead. This leads you past the John Hume building and up to the Iontas building with its water feature outside. The conference room is at the top of the main stairs on the second floor.

Related Link: http://bit.ly/1MLXD8U
© 2001-2019 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy