Anastasia Crickley,former head of Maynooth University Department of Applied Social Studies, is the first Irish person to lead a UN treaty body, which are international committees of independent experts that monitor states’ implementation of international human rights treaties.
Date: Tuesday, 26 April 2016
With the Irish general election fast approaching, increasing amounts of airtime are being devoted to discussion of the campaign issues and the progress of candidates in various constituencies across Ireland. Within this context, a public discussion will be held next Tuesday 16 February in the Whiteboard Room, John Paul II Library at 1-2pm, hosted by the Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies, on the primary election issues, the way the campaign has unfolded thus far, and its possible outcomes. Speakers will include Catherine Murphy TD Social Democrats (North Kildare); Prof Mary P Corcoran, Head of the Sociology Department; Dr Mary P Murphy of the Sociology Department and Claire McGing of the Geography Department. The event will be chaired by Prof John O'Brennan, Director of the Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies, and it is free and open to all to attend.
Date: Friday, 12 February 2016
Inniu, bhronn Ollscoil Mhá Nuad dochtúireachtaí oinigh ar bheirt a bhfuil comaoin curtha acu ar shochaí na hÉireann – An tOllamh William Desmond, fealsamh a bhfuil meas air i mbaile agus i gcéin; agus Emily Logan, atá ina céad Phríomhfheidhmeannach ar Choimisiún na hÉireann um Chearta an Duine agus Comhionannas. Bronnadh na dochtúireachtaí oinigh le linn searmanais inar bronnadh céimeanna agus iarchéimeanna ar os cionn 1,150 mac léinn de chuid 1,150 Ollscoil Mhá Nuad.
Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Inniu, bhronn Ollscoil Mhá Nuad dochtúireachtaí oinigh ar bheirt a bhfuil comaoin curtha acu ar shochaí na hÉireann – An tOllamh William Desmond, fealsamh a bhfuil meas air i mbaile agus i gcéin; agus Emily Logan, atá ina céad Phríomhfheidhmeannach ar Choimisiún na hÉireann um Chearta an Duine agus Comhionannas.
Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Seamus Taylor, Maynooth University Lecturer in Social Policy, has been appointed independent chair of the London Hate Crime Scrutiny Panel, which examines the handling of hate crimes by the police, prosecutors and the courts in London.
Date: Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Community and Youth Work students with staff of Development Education Network Liberia (DEN-L)
Date: Tuesday, 15 September 2015
Welcome to "Youth on the Move?" - 3rd Maynooth International Youth Studies Conference, Tues 23rd - Wed 24th June 2015
Registration opens at 09.00 on Tuesday 23rd June
Date: Monday, 22 June 2015
Maynooth University has awarded two national organisations—the Community Workers Co-operative and BeLonG To—this year’s John O’Connell Awards for their outstanding commitment and contribution aimed at creating a just, equal and inclusive society.
Date: Monday, 15 June 2015
The Irish government should act immediately to respect Travellers’ right to be acknowledged as a minority ethnic group in Irish society, said Anastasia Crickley, Head of Applied Social Studies at Maynooth University and Vice President of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) at a recent seminar.
Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Co-hosted by the Centre for Rights, Recognition & Redistribution, Dept of Applied Social Studies and Dept of Law
Date: Monday, 27 April 2015