Politics and Sociology 'Taster Day' for Second Level Students

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Maynooth University Library, Ground Floor

The Department of Sociology at Maynooth University will host a ‘Taster Day’ for second level students studying the Leaving Certificate Politics and Society programme and students interested in studying Politics and Sociology at Third Level.
Politics and Sociology ‘Taster Day’ for Second Level Students

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1000                                     Welcome
                                              (Professor Mary P. Corcoran, Head of Department)
1015-1045                            Democracy and its Discontents
                                              (Professor John O’Brennan, Dr. Barry Cannon, Dr. Mary P. Murphy)
1100-1130                            Irish Politics in 2018
                                              (Catherine Murphy TD, Social Democrats, for Kildare North)
1145-1215                           ‘Fake News’ and its discontents: Politics reportage and opinion
                                              (Tanya Sweeney, Columnist, The Irish Times)
1230-1300                           What’s Fake and What’s Real? Researching and writing Politics using Evidence
                                             (Dr. Mary P. Murphy and  Prof. John O’Brennan)