The Department of Sociology and the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis at NUI Maynooth are holding a symposium on May 6th on “Liberalism in Crisis: US, UK and Ireland”. The conference is free but we are asking that people register before Wednesday April 30th.
Registration form and details at:
Further details of the event below the fold
Department of Sociology, NUI, Maynnoth
Liberalism in Crisis: US, UK and Ireland
Renehan Hall, South Campus, NUI, Maynooth, Thursday May 6th,
Paper titles provisional
9.30 -11.15 Liberal states and responses to the crisis (Chair: Mary Murphy, NUIM)
Prof Fred Block (Dept of Sociology, University of California, Davis)
- Global Crisis, US Responses
Prof Colin Hay (Dept of Politics, University of Sheffield)
- UK and Irish responses to the crisis – a comparative assessment
Prof Seán Ó Riain (Dept of Sociology, NUI, Maynooth)
- Liberalism, Politics and Capabilities: The Dilemmas of Crisis in Ireland
Coffee 11.15 -11.45
11.45 -1pm Institutional and governance responses to crisis (Chair: Bill Roche, UCD)
Joe Ruane (UCC) The Nature of the Irish Political Economy
Joe Larragy (NUIM) Partnership in Crisis?
Niamh Hardiman (UCD) Politics in Crisis?
1 – 2 Buffet lunch in venue
2-3pm Re-Constructing the political economy (Chair: Seán Ó Riain, NUIM)
Teresa Hogan (DCU) The Smart Economy
John Barry (QUB) The Green Economy
Ann O’Brien (NUIM) The Tourism Economy
3- 4pm Economic restructuring, impact on working lives. (Chair: Peter Murray, NUIM)
Aphra Kerr (NUIM) Working in I.T: Irish Games and Animation Industries
James Wickham (TCD) Migration and Restructuring of the Irish Labour Market
Mary Murphy (NUIM) Unemployment, Activation and Gender
4.00- 4.15 Coffee
4.15 – 5 Roundtable
5-6 Wine Reception
Spaces limited. Free of charge Register by Wednesday 28th April.
Booking form and further information at http://sociology.nuim.ie/LiberalismInCrisis.shtml