Yesterday’s newspapers reported the launch of a paper on the Seanad by a new group (@SeanadReform) campaigning for reform rather than abolition of the second house of the Oireachtas. The government remains committed to holding a referendum on the issue … Continue reading →
SPIRe’s Dr. Niamh Hardiman shares some thoughts on Italy’s Mario Monti’s views on European governance here, while SPIRe’s Prof. Daniel Thomas opines on Europe’s “spend less/spend more” debate here.
SPIRe, in collaboration with the UCD Institute for British Irish Studies (IBIS) and Troicare, is pleased to host a “Guatemala Roundtable” for the second installment of the fall seminar series. Further details below, but please note the change in date … Continue reading →
The TCD UCD Development Research Seminar Series for Fall 2012 has been announced here. The seminar meets every other Friday from September 28th and is open to the public.
SPIRe’s Prof. Daniel Thomas outlines the challenges that still remain to overcoming the EU financial crisis in a recent blog post at europedebate.ie.
The 2012 PSAI Annual Conference will be hosted by the University Of Ulster, Magee Campus, Derry, and will take place on 19-21 October 2012 in the City Hotel, Queen’s Quay. The headline theme for this conference will be: Politics, Culture … Continue reading →
SPIRe’s Dr. Niamh Haridman will open SPIRe’s fall seminar series with a presentation on her recent research “The Politics of Tough Budgets.” Dr. Hardiman’s presentation will be in G317 in the Arts (Newman) Building from 13:00-14:00 and is open to … Continue reading →
SPIRe is pleased to announce its fall seminar series, featuring new research from SPIRe faculty and students as well as guest lectures from Dr. Guy Ben-Porat, Ben-Gurion University, Professor the Baroness Haleh-Afshar, The University of York, and Dr. Alan Coffee, … Continue reading →
Posted by David Farrell, September 9 2012 Here is a copy of my opinion piece in last Saturday’s Irish Times. Given that they tend to put their archives behind a firewall, this link may not work for long. So, here … Continue reading →
Five students from the UCD School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe) have just successfully completed graduate internships as part of their MA programme. Working with employers as diverse as Friends of the Earth, the Institute of Public Administration (IPA), … Continue reading →