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2007/08 School Seminars

May 7
Belfast beyond the Troubles: The Future of Ethno-national Division in the Consumerist City
Liam O’Dowd, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

April 30
Salsa in the city and the city in salsa: Belfast, Sacramento and the cosmopolitan
Jonathan Skinner, School of History and Anthropology, Queen’s University Belfast
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

April 30
Out of Order - The Imprisonment of Women at HMP Styal
Azrini Wahidin, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

April 23
Challenges in Conducting in-depth Interviews with Young Looked-after Children
Karen Winter, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

April 16
A Little Bit of History and a Lot of Opinion: Biased Authenticity in Belfast and Nicosia
Madeleine Leonard, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

April 9 (organised jointly with ARK)
Comparing Child Well-being across Nations
Professor Jonathan Bradshaw, Social Policy Research Unit, University of York.
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

March 12
Internet Research Strategies
Niall O’Dochartaigh, School of Political Science and Sociology NUI, Galway
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

March 5
Foucault's History of the Present: Exposition and Application
Caroline Skehill, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

February 27
Some Sociological Reflections on Chairing the Independent Water Review Panel
Paddy Hillyard, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

February 13th
Gender or culture? Contemporary Abortion Politics in Northern Ireland
Lisa Smyth, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

February 6th
Religious Emblems and Issues of Identity: a Northern Ireland Case-study
Frances King, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen's University
Room 1.37, 6 College Park, 1.00-2.00pm

December 12th
'From Farce to Tragedy: The Study of the New Age and the Study of Spirituality'.
Matt Wood, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Room 01/37, 6 College Park, 1-2

December 5th
'Heart Transplantation: Contemporary Body Theory in and out of the Operating Theatre '
Margrit Shildrick, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Room 01/37, 6 College Park, 1-2

November 28th
'Coercion and Mental Health Law and Practice in NI'.
Jim Campbell, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Room 01/37, 6 College Park, 1-2

November 14th
'Inter-country Adoption in Ireland'
Greg Kelly, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Room 01/37, 6 College Park, 1-2

October 3rd
'The Trouble with Suicide'
Mike Tomlinson, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Room 01/37, 6 College Park, 1-2

October 10th
'Sexual Behaviour, Sexual Orientation and Mental Health of Young People in Northern Ireland'
Dirk Schubotz, ARK Project, QUB/UU,
Room 01/37, 6 College Park, 1-2

October 17th
'Parenting in Northern Ireland - Perspectives from the Growth, Learning and
Development Study'
Laura Dunne, Aideen Gildea, Seaneen Sloan, ICCR, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, QUB
Room 01/37, 6 College Park, 1-2

October 31st 
'Within-household Income Inequalities and Public Policy: Multi-method Research on Gender'
Fran Bennett, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford 
Room 01/37, 6 College Park, 1-2