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Economy & Society Summer School, Blackwater Castle

Economy and Society Summer School

Blackwater Castle, Co. Cork, Ireland. 11-15th of May 2015. Organised by UCC and Waterford IT.

We are very pleased to announce that the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins will open the summer school on Monday the 11th of May. Programme to be found here. No exaggeration to say: several outstanding speakers and contributors, including the President himself.

Application deadline extended to the 13th of April: Please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to apply

Book Launch, King's College, London

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The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), King’s College London (KCL), and Sage Publications are staging the following book launch: 

Dr Christopher Williams: 

Researching Power, Elites and Leadership 


“This exciting new text consolidates the hows and whys of researching powerful people” - Sage 

Thursday 14 June 2012, 6.00pm - 8.00pm 

Moot Court Room, Somerset House East Wing (Dickson Poon School of Law), Strand Campus, King’s College London, WC2R 2LS 


The launch will be introduced by chair Penny Green, Professor of Law and Criminology at King’s College London. The author, Christopher Williams, Lecturer at the Centre of International Education and Research at the University of Birmingham, will then offer his comments after which there will be an opportunity for questions and answers. Light refreshments will follow. 

Copies of the book will be available for purchase on the night. We will also have copies of the State Crime Journal and “State Crime: Governments, Violence and Corruption” by Tony Ward and Penny Green available for purchase. 

Please be advised that these items are purchasable by cash only

Theory & Philosophy Summer School 2013


Theory and Philosophy Summer School

2013 University College Cork, Ireland

at Blackrock Castle


"Transgression and Normativity"



The Theory and Philosophy Summer School is an intensive course in theories, concepts and methods of inquiry designed for the needs of postgraduate students & researchers, especially doctoral candidates, in the Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, in Sociology, Philosophy, History, Anthropology, Politics, Languages, Arts, Literature and Classics, from universities throughout Ireland, Europe and around the world who are developing theoretical and interpretive paradigms for their research. TAPSS offers a student-centered and collaborative setting in which students participate in sessions led by academics from UCC and guest professors. Conventional didactic presentations are bolstered by small group work, student-led seminars and discussions, peer-group presentation and feedback sessions.

To optimize students' learning experience at the Theory and Philosophy Summer School the number of participants will be limited to 30.

Places available. Worth 5 ECTS credits.

More information here

14th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology

Please note that it’s still possible to register and submit abstracts. 

The Scientific Committee of the 14th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology encourages the submission of proposals by researchers, academics, practitioners and policy makers.

The Hague, 20-24 May 2012



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