SPIRe’s Dr. Samuel Brazys and Dr. Adrian O’Hagan of UCD Statistics will be presenting their paper (along with Prof. Diana Panke of the University of Freiburg) titled “Can’t Buy Me Love? New Evidence on Vote Buying in the United Nations General … Continue reading →
The Political Science Association of Ireland (PSAI) recently awarded its Brian Farrell book prize to SPIRe’s Prof. David Farrell. The prize is awarded annually for the best book published in political science by a member of the Political Studies Association … Continue reading →
Two SPIRe lecturers have recently shared their thoughts on the US presidential debates on RTE Radio 1’s Today with Pat Kenny. Dr. Graham Finlay discussed the first debate here, while Dr. Samuel Brazys discussed the second and third debates.
SPIRe PhD student Deirdre Tinney will be presenting her research on “Family and the EU: A New Relationship” at this week’s SPIRe seminar meeting on Thursday Oct. 25th from 13:00-14:00 in G317 Newman Building. All are welcome.
SPIRe’s Institute for British Irish Studies (IBIS), in collaboration with the University of Ulster Transitional Justice Institute is please to welcome Ms Saraswathi Menon Director of Policy, UN Women to discuss the “UNSC Resolution 1325 and the Work of UN Women” … Continue reading →
SPIRe’s Prof. Daniel Thomas discusses the danger of a neo-fascist response to the EU debt crisis at eurodebate.ie.
Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street November 2 2012 1.15-5.30pm An event organised by We the Citizens, in cooperation with the Royal Irish Academy and the G1000 (Belgium) This event is designed to coincide with the establishment of the Irish government’s … Continue reading →
Yesterday saw the publication of the government’s long-awaited proposals for local government reform. Putting People First sets out in (over 200 pages of) detail proposals for the most radical overhaul of local government in Ireland in the history of the … Continue reading →
This week’s SPIRe seminar series features SPIRe’s Dr. Jos Elkink and Dr. Alex Baturo from the Department of Law and Government at Dublin City University presenting their paper “Auctoritas or Potestas? Personal and Institutional Sources of Individual Political Influence” from … Continue reading →
This week SPIRe, along with The Institute for Irish British Studies (IBIS) and Trinity College Dublin’s Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, are pleased to welcome the Baroness Haleh Afshar, Professor of Politics and Women’s Studies at York University. … Continue reading →