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SAI Annual Postgraduate Conference 2016

Sociological Association of Ireland

Saturday, 19 November 2016 from 09:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

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Provisional Programme

Sociological Association of Ireland

Annual Postgraduate Conference

Saturday 19 November

Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University

09.30 - 10.00 Registration

10.00 – 11.30 Parallel Sessions

1.1 Work and professions

Amelia Dulee-Kinsolving (Maynooth University): Pathways to secure jobs?: Stakeholder perceptions of labour market transitions among young interns in the Irish and Spanish ICT sectors

Patrick Gallagher (Maynooth University): Varieties of Financialised Banking in Ireland and Denmark   

Lillian Byrne-Lancaster (IT Carlow): Constructs of professions related to Social Care Work  

1.2 Arts and Culture

Giulia Rossetti (Dublin Institute of Technology): Adult Individual Cultural Capital Acquisition in Relation to Taste and Participation: A Study of Literary Festivals

Mark Cronin (University College London): Professionals in the popular music world with no formal training: An interview study set in the Irish city of Cork

Michael McLoughlin (University College Dublin): Future commemoration: remembering community action through art making and audio cartography

1.3. Safe spaces

Joshua D. Savage (Maynooth University): Creating Safe Spaces for Creative Diversity: Challenges and Interventions.

Cristín O’Rourke (Maynooth University): The Privacy Shield and the
Surveillance Society: An Analysis of Key Actors and Discourses Using

Ellen Whelan (Trinity College Dublin): How do you navigate that? Exploring student views of sexual consent workshops.

11.30 - 12.00 Coffee

12.00 - 13.00 Plenary Session

Dr Jane Gray (Maynooth University) will talk about her research on the life
courses of Irish families.

13.00 - 13.30 Lunch (included in the conference fee)

13.30 – 15.00 Parallel sessions

2.1 Ethnicity and Race I

Sindy Louise Joyce (University of Limerick): Examining the spatial encounters of Irish Traveller youth in Galway City, Ireland.

Aine Cleary (University of Limerick): A tale of two systems: The Irish Education system from the perspective of Irish Traveller parents.

Paul O’Dwyer (Waterford Institute of Technology): An exploration of Institutional Racism in the Irish Workplace

2.2 Life and Debt in Austerity Ireland

Zach Roche (University of Limerick): Life After Debt: A critical analysis of the engagement/non-engagement of debtors with the Insolvency Service of Ireland

Philip Finn (Maynooth University): Ireland's emerging activation regime – what hope for resistance?

Kenny Doyle (Waterford Institute of Technology): Assessing Ireland’s
Pathways to Work

2.3 Gender, Drugs, Shame

Richard Healy (Maynooth University): The Impact of the Social Opprobrium of Opioid Misusers on Irish Drug Policy.

Clay Darcy (University College Dublin): Drug Taking, Masculinities and Men’s Quest for Pleasure and Excitement

Carol Ballantine (NUI Galway): How can an understanding of stigma and shame contribute to our understanding of gender based violence?

2.4 Remembering and forgetting

Áine Mc Adam (Maynooth University): A Century as a Republic: Remembered or Imagined

Liam Farrell (National University of Ireland, Galway): Reflections on critical
social theory’s possible contribution to our understanding of the 1916
Easter Rising: discourse, hegemony and social change.

Lynsey Kavanagh (Maynooth University): Collecting and Analyzing
Memories Narratively:  Methodological Considerations and Challenges

15.00 – 16.00 Plenary Session

Dr Paul Ryan (Maynooth University) will talk about his research on monetized sexual relations online.

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee

16.30 – 18.00 Parallel Sessions

3.1 Ethnicity and Race II

Ewa Malczuk (Waterford Institute of Technology): Polish Immigrants in Ireland: Accent and the Dynamics of Social Mobility
Bobby O’Keeffe (Trinity College Dublin): Negotiating Space: Nigerian Taxi Drivers in Dublin
Washington Marovatsanga (NUI Galway): Social Work, Race/Ethnicity, Notions of Cultural Competence: Potential Theretical Resources

3.2 Millennial matters

Glenn Doyle (Dublin City University): The Attitudes towards the Quotidian Photographing of Children and their Impact upon the practices of photographing and sharing Images of Children.

Aisling O’ Connor (Trinity College Dublin): I am a Millennial... What am I? Exploring Millennials Using Constructivist Grounded Theory

David Jones (University College Cork): The desymbolization of heteronormativity and the forfeiture of symbolic formative identities as a social pathology.

3.3. Gender, Precarity & Violence

Sarah Kelleher (Liverpool John Moores University): Defining the Right
Partner for Procreation Purposes: Contemporary Irish Male’s Perspectives

Aimée Scanlon (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick): Negotiating Gender and Class Identity in an Era of Socio-Economic ‘Precarity’: A Psychosocial Exploration of Personal Life Narrative and Consumption of Media Texts

Maria Ronan (Waterford Institute of Technology): 'Taoiseach Enda Kenny's Apology Speech to the Magdalene Women'.

3.4 Open stream
Hazel O’ Brien (Waterford Institute of Technology): ‘Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel’: Congregational Identity in two Mormon Congregations in Ireland
Tara-Marie McAssey (Maynooth University): Deconstructing and
reconstructing material culture: the movement of ‘pre-loved’ goods and the
transmutation of value in a  Dublin flea-market.

Ivan Privalko (Maynooth University): Returns on Mobility in the UK: Gender or Skill Differences?

18.00 Drinks Reception


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