Category Migration

A Chrysanthemum and a Suspiciously-Tidy Field: Unburying Direct Provision in Ireland

This essay by Joseph S. Robinson is the fourth in a series of posts written by allies of MASI, the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland. MASI hosted their first national conference, ‘Towards a More Human Asylum Process‘ in Liberty Hall 5 October 2019 Hidden in Plain Sight: Temporal Tricks and Tuam Babies In December […]

Active Witnessing: Learning from the Asylum Archive

This essay by Karen E. Till is the second in a series of posts written by allies of MASI, the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland. MASI will be hosting their first national conference, ‘Towards a More Human Asylum Process‘ in Liberty Hall 5 October 2019. This essay is reprinted, with permission of author, from: […]

On Asylum Archive

This post by Anne Mulhall is the first in a series written by allies of MASI, the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland, who will be hosting their first national conference, ‘Towards a More Human Asylum Process; (https://www.facebook.com/events/2207316606062087/) in Liberty Hall 5 October 2019. This essay is reprinted, with permission of author, from: Vukasin Nedelkovij, […]

Maynooth @ the AAG 2017

The conference of the American Association of Geographers is the largest gathering of academic geographers in the English-speaking world and this year in Boston USA (5-9 April) it: [W]ill feature over 6,900 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers. (AAG, About the Meeting) This time there are ten of us going […]

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT RESEARCH – A STUDENT’S PERSPECTIVE

Signing up for a participatory methods class can be a little daunting, but is also a wonderful learning experience. In this post, Louise Sarsfield Collins – an Irish Research Council funded PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at Maynooth University – reflects on her experiences working on a public engagement research project with other […]

Recently completed PhD: Elaine Burroughs

We are delighted to note that Elaine Burroughs has just completed her PhD here in Geography. He dissertation was titled ‘Irish institutional disocurses of illegal immigration: a Critical Discourse Analysis approach’ . Below is a summary of her work: The dissertation examines illegal immigration in the Irish context. The principal aim is to investigate how […]

Emigration and the GAA: A follow-up

[You can read Ciaran’s original post here.] Having previously provided an overview on the issue of emigration and the GAA, I will now provide an analysis of the results I have gathered from GAA clubs in south Dublin. Through my research I proved that emigration was not just a rural problem but was happening in […]