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UCD Garret FitzGerald School and Lecture 2017
Thu 30 March 2017, 16:30 – 19:30 IST
The annual UCD Garret FitzGerald School and Lecture will take place on Thursday, 30 March 2017 in the UCD Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.
The theme of the event is 'The Disruptions of 2016 and the Social Sciences'. The event will be of interest to policymakers, practitioners, UCD Alumni and members of the wider community interested in the impact of research in the social sciences and related disciplines in understanding society and human behaviour, identifying policy and social problems and addressing societal challenges.
You may choose to register for the school and the evening lecture, or choose to attend the school only, or the evening lecture only.
Filming will be in progress during this event
Schedule of Events
4.30pm, Gardiner Atrium
Welcome: Colin Scott, Vice President for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at UCD & Principal of the UCD College of Social Sciences and Law
Research Stories - Towards the Good Society: At the event, UCD College of Social Sciences and law will launch 'Towards the Good Society', a publication of research stories by expert academics in the social sciences and related disciplines in University College Dublin. These research stories celebrate the diversity, integrity and excellence of the social sciences research taking place in our University.
UCD Garret FitzGerald School: ‘The Disruptions of 2016 and the Social Sciences:
5.00pm, Mason Hayes & Curran Theatre, UCD Sutherland School of Law
Chair: Paul Gillespie, The Irish Times
- Mathew J. Creighton, UCD School of Sociology, on “Seeds of Brexit: Hidden Opinions among the Intolerant Left”
- Ronald B. Davies UCD School of Economics, on “The Heterogeneous Impact of Brexit: Early Indications from the FTSE”
- Imelda Maher, UCD Sutherland School of Law, on “Bordering Brexit: Free movement and the Common Travel Area between Ireland and the UK”
- Jennifer Todd, UCD School of Politics and International Relations,on “Constitutional Moments and Prospects of Everyday Transformation”
UCD Garret FitzGerald Lecture: 'Where to After Brexit/Trump? Navigating an Uncertain Future"
6.30pm, A&L Goodbody Theatre, UCD Sutherland School of Law
The UCD Garret FitzGerald Lecture features Catherine Day who will address the question 'Where to After Brexit/Trump? Navigating an Uncertain Future"
Catherine Day is a former Secretary General of the European Commission, a post she held from 2005 to 2015. Prior to that she was Director General for Environment and worked in the external relations part of the European Commission as a Director and deputy Director General. Catherine worked in the Cabinets of Commissioners Richard Burke, Peter Sutherland and Leon Brittan between 1982 and 1996.
She was educated in Mount Anville, Dublin and has a B.A in economics and politics and an M.A. in international trade from UCD.
Catherine now chairs the Governing Body of University College Cork and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library. She is on the board of the European Movement Ireland, the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin and the Advisory Council of the European Policy Centre in Brussels. She is a special adviser to the President of the European Commission, Mr Jean-Claude Juncker.