NUI offices, Merrion Square, Dublin
10am-1pm, Monday April 7, 2014.
10.00am Introductory Remarks, Dr. Gemma Carney, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast.
10.05 am Lorraine McIrath, PI of Campus Engage 'Civic Engagement within Higher Education in Ireland - from periphery to core'
10.15-11.00am KEYNOTE: Professor Gerry Stoker (University of Southampton) ‘Using Research to See Like a Citizen’
11.15am – 11.40am Dr. Clodagh Harris, UCC, 'Making Political Science relevant: the role for participatory and deliberative democracy'
12.00-12.20pm Dr. Deiric Ó Broin, DCU, Politics, Participation and Power at Local Level in Ireland: towards a public sphere of empowerment and participation?.
12.20-12.45pm Discussion and Questions.
This event is sponsored by Campus Engage and the PSAI Specialist Group in Participatory and Deliberative Democracy