MUSSI presents this seminar & discussion panel with Prof Maggie O'Neill, University of York, with replies from Prof Sharon Todd, Department of Education at Maynooth University, Prof Gerry Kearns, Department of Geography at Maynooth University, and Dr Mary Murphy, Department of Sociology at Maynooth University.
When: Tuesday, 27 June 2017
The Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute invites you to a roundtable discussion on the social and political challenges facing Ireland in the immediate aftermath of the recent British election.
When: Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Our annual alumni gathering for 'culture vultures'! Don't miss our special 20th anniversary Alumni Summer Soirée on 8 June focused on Irish Film and the music behind it. Beginning with a wine reception at 7pm, invite a friend and enjoy the start of summer back at your alma mater.
When: Thursday, 08 June 2017
The “Reshaping Cities through Data and Experiments” workshop is part of the Ulysses research exchange programme jointly funded by Irish Research Council and the Ambassade de France. It is organized in collaboration with researchers from the Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation (i3-CSI) at the École des Mines in Paris – David Pontille, Félix Talvard, Clément Marquet and Brice Laurent – and researchers from the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) in Maynooth University, Ireland – Claudio Coletta, Liam Heaphy and Sung-Yueh Perng.
When: Tuesday, 30 May 2017
European small open economies have often been seen as offering a path to combining competition in a globalised economy with social cohesion and equality. With increasing attention being paid to inequality and the world trade order under growing pressure, it is timely to examine once more the small open economies of Europe and ask whether they still offer a pathway to economic openness with social protection and cohesion.
When: Thursday, 18 May 2017
For our next event in the seminar series, we have invited Professor Antoine Picon from Harvard University to give a historical and design perspective on the smart city. He is the G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology and Director of Research at the Graduate School of Design in Harvard.
When: Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Leading experts on workplaces explore today's working life and employment trends.
When: Monday, 03 April 2017
Launch of Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute by the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD
The Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute is pleased to invite you to the launch of the Institute by the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD on Thursday the 30th of March
When: Thursday, 30 March 2017
This symposium will consider the complicated conjoining of water-related social research with other disciplines and fields of endeavour – the first segment will focus on anthropology’s encounter with water policies and politics, and the second on collaborative research between social and STEM sciences on water issues.
When: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Dr Aksel Ersoy, Urban Geography, Oxford Brookes University will give a seminar entitled, "Smart City Infrastructures: Governance, practice and process."
When: Wednesday, 08 March 2017