7th Irish Criminology Conference 2011,
IT Sligo

the school of humanities at it sligo

IT Sligo President Professor Terri Scott, Head of the School of Humanities Terry Young and IT Sligo Registrar Dr. Brendan McCormack at a recent graduation of Humanities students.

The School of Business & Humanities at IT Sligo:


The Department of Humanities at IT Sligo:

The Department of Humanities at the Institute of Technology, Sligo is host to a number of Programmes such as Custodial Care, Applied Social Studies in Social Care, Advocacy and Early Childhood Studies. Subjects taught on these programmes include Criminology, Human Rights, Sociology, Social Policy, Equality and Diversity, Community and Social Capital, Development Studies, Crime and Deviance, Youth Justice, Research Methods, Professional Studies and Creative Studies.

The Department of Humanities has become a Centre for Research in the following areas:

Criminology, Sociology, Restorative Justice, Penology, Sustainable Justice, Environmental Justice, Social Movements, Social Policy, Community Studies, Cultural Studies, Identity Studies and Professionalisation.

The Head of the Department of Humanities is Dr. Perry Share, co-editor of A Sociology of Ireland, Ireland of the Illusions and Applied Social Studies: An Introduction

email share.perry@itsligo.ie ; phone 071915 5340


                                                                                                                                                                                                                Custodial Care at IT Sligo

IT Sligo hosts Ireland's only Custodial Care Programme. It is the only such programme for Recruit Officers in Europe. Students currently achieve the Higher Certificate in Custodial Care, and will in future be able to achieve a BA in Custodial and Justice Studies at Level 7 & 8. The Programme Manager for the Custodial Care Programme is Mr. Fergus Timmons MA, email timmons.fergus@itsligo.ie Mr. Timmons is co-ordinating a display of prisoner art at the Conference







7th North/South Irish Criminology Conference June 21-23, 2011, IT Sligo

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The 7th North/South Irish Criminology Conference will be held at the Institute of Technology, Sligo between the 21st and the 23rd of June, 2011.

Contact Conference Organisers Liam Leonard at leonard.liam@itsligo.ie and Paula Kenny at kenny.paula@itsligo.ie________________________________________________________________________________________

Confirmed Speakers include:

Plenary Panel 1: Media & Crime: Dr. Ciaran McCullagh, and Paul Williams

Plenary Panel 3: Perpsectives on Prisons:  Dr. Paula Kenny, Dr. Azrini Wahidin and dr. Christina Quinlan

A Postgraduate Research Methods Workshop and Seminar with Dr. Brendan Halpin, Dr. Liam Leonard and Dr. Paula Kenny will be included as part of the event, alongside a Practitioner's Symposium.

Dr. Jamie Saris will give a talk on the old Sligo Asylum, now the site of the Clarion Hotel.


IT Sligo: www.itsligo.ie

Conference: www.irishcriminology7.webs.com



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