Economy and Society Summer School

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Summer Program
May 14, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Ireland {Republic}
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Economic History / Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology

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We are delighted to announce that the Economy + Society Summer School is now open for applications. The school runs from the 14-18th of May 2018 in Blackwater Castle, Co.Cork, Ireland. Accredited by University College Cork for 5 or 10 ECS credits, the school is tailored to doctoral candidates in the broad social sciences, this residential summer school brings together scholars from multiple paradigms and disciplines, spanning sociology, economics, anthropology, history, politics and aesthetics.


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Confirmed visiting speakers for this year include: Dean Mitchell & Stefan Swarzkopf (Copenhagen Business School) Maggie O’Neill, (University of York), Damian O’Doherty & Hannah Knox (Manchester University) Angela Nagle (Trinity College Dublin), Donnacha Kavanagh (Dublin City University), Stephen Linstead: xx?? Tom Moylan & Carmen Kuhling (University of Limerick), Tina Kinsella, (IADT), and visual artists Helen O’Leary and Katie Holten, (New York). The school is organised by the staff of the UCC/WIT Centre for the Study of the Moral Foundations of Economy & Society (see


Through plenary lectures, round-table talks, research presentations, methodological workshops and focused reading groups, the E+S creates a lively and convivial atmosphere for students to develop their doctoral interests. Students have the option of making a presentation based on their work to the school staff on the final day of the week.


 Priced modestly at €360 per student, we recommend this event heartily to you and your students; please circulate this notice and encourage them to consider applying. There are no scholarships or waivers available.


Deadline for applications 31st March 2018.

Contact Info: 

Contact Tom Boland: FTG 16a, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland.

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