Irish Social Sciences Platform
School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering

Events

19th November 2009- ISSP Conference
This event will bring together expert speakers and audiences that will open up a debate on how contemporary planning is affecting the shaping of space and place.On the theme of Development Corridors and the Role of Spatial Planning in Border Territories in National University of Ireland – Maynooth

Conference Outline (in pdf format)

18th September 2009 - ISSP Conference
This event will bring together expert speakers and audiences that will open up a debate on how contemporary planning is affecting the shaping of space and place on the theme of. Rural Planning and Development: Comparative Perspectives on a Rural White Paper in partnership with Rural Community Network

Conference Programme (in pdf format) Conference Presentations (in pdf format)

12th - 13th June 2009. ISSP/AHRC Conference
This event will bring together expert speakers and audiences that will open up a debate on how contemporary planning is affecting the shaping of space and place on the theme of The Spaces of the Nation: The Planning of Space in Ireland and Scotland in partnership with The AHRC Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen.

Conference Report (By Jenny Crawford, published in Planning, Issue 1825, pp23)

Tuesday 24th March - ISSP Seminar Series
Dr Mark Scott, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin. “Planning for rural housing: policy and politics in Ireland”
2.00pm in Seminar Room 1: Level 3, David Keir Building

Wednesday 6th May - ISSP Seminar Series
Professor Greg Lloyd, School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster at Jordanstown. “Strategic Spatial Planning in Scotland”
2.00pm in Seminar Room 2: Level 3, David Keir Building

Tuesday 24th February 2009 - ISSP Semiar Series
Dr David Counsell, Programme in Planning and Sustainable Development, University College Cork. “The new spatial planning: territorial planning with soft spaces and fuzzy boundaries”
2.00pm in Seminar Room 1: Level 3, David Keir Building

10th-11th September 2008 1st Annual ISSP Conference: Dublin City University

'After the Celtic Tiger' is the theme for the first annual conference of the Irish Social Science Platform (ISSP), the conference provides opportunities for researchers to draw on their research in order to critically engage with specific issues of the ‘Celtic Tiger’