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Three EU-funded Ph.D positions on Environmental Governance and Compliance (4 years)

Three EU-funded Ph.D positions on Environmental Governance and Compliance (4 years)

Dr Suzanne Kingston is a Senior Lecturer in Law in UCD Sutherland School of Law. In December 2014, Suzanne was awarded a research grant of almost €1.5 million  from the EU’s European Research Council for a project investigating how the way we design our laws influences levels of environmental compliance in the EU, and how(…)

End Direct Provision: #DirectProvision15

End Direct Provision: #DirectProvision15

Caroline Reid is the Communications Officer, Irish Refugee Council. Liam Thornton is a lecturer in law in UCD.  On April 10th 2015, direct provision will be 15 years in existence. To mark this, Human Rights in Ireland will dedicate one week to contributions on the direct provision system: its impact on people, their physical and mental(…)

Final Workshop in the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project.

The programme for the 4th and final set of drafting workshops in the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project is now online here. Events take place next month at Griffith College and UCD. The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project brings a new critical methodology to bear on Irish and Northern Irish legal studies. A collective of academics and practitioners have come together across(…)

The Case for Marriage Equality, March 26 2015 at 6.30pm

The Case for Marriage Equality, March 26 2015 at 6.30pm

UCD Human Rights Network, in association with UCD Philosophy Society and UCD LGBTQ+ Society invite you to The Case for Marriage Equality Speakers: Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan Chair: Dr Maurice Manning, Chancellor of the National University of Ireland. Date and Location: Thursday, 26th March 2015 at 6.30 pm in UCD Sutherland School of Law (map(…)

Maynooth Law School: The Gaza Strip: Military & Legal Perspective

Maynooth Law School: The Gaza Strip: Military & Legal Perspective

‘The Gaza Strip: Military & Legal Perspectives’ A Public Lecture by Col. Desmond Travers When: Monday, 23 March 2015, 6:30pm – 8pm Where: Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University Desmond Travers is a retired Irish army colonel who served with a number of UN peacekeeping missions in the Middle East and the Balkans. He is(…)

Law Lecturing positions advertised at Dublin City University

As part of its continuing development, the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) intends to appoint new Lecturers in Law. The appointments, for a fixed term of five years, will commence on 1 September 2015. Applications from candidates with demonstrated third-level lecturing experience and academic research expertise in any area of(…)

UCD Seminar: Smart Power and US Counter-Terrorism: The Sound Bite and The Reality

UCD Seminar: Smart Power and US Counter-Terrorism: The Sound Bite and The Reality

UCD Human Rights Network invites you to a seminar with Dr Pauline Eadie on Smart Power and US Counter-Terrorism: The Sound Bite and The Reality. The seminar will take place at 1pm on Friday, 6th March 2015, in the Harty Boardroom, 1st Floor, UCD School of Law. All are welcome.   Dr. Pauline Eadie is an Assistant(…)

Irish Journal of European Law: Call for Papers

The Irish Society for European Law recently re-launched the Irish Journal of European Law as an e-journal. The Journal, which has been published since 1992, is a leading international journal on European law edited by Irish scholars and practitioners. The 2014 volume is now available on the Society’s website here. The Journal – which is(…)

Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

The Transitional Justice Institute (Ulster University) and the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (Ulster University) invite proposals for a one-day postgraduate symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender to be held on Friday, 8 May 2015. Keynote Speaker: Professor Christine Chinkin, Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics and Political(…)

UCD Human Rights Network Screening: The Torture Files

UCD Human Rights Network Screening: The Torture Files

UCD Human Rights Network invites you to a screening of RTÉ Investigations Unit: THE TORTURE FILES Date: Friday, 27 February 2014 Time: 1pm Location: Clinical Legal Education Centre, UCD Sutherland School of Law (map and directions) On the Case of Ireland v United Kingdom, European Court of Human Rights (1978). This documentary, and campaigning by the ‘hooded(…)

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