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New Perspectives on Youth Political Participation

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University College Cork

CACSSS Seminar Room

O’Rahilly Building

Cork, County Cork

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Youth Political Participation

23 February 2018

Mary Ryan Meeting Room, O’Rahilly Building

University College Cork

10.00 Welcome and opening remarks

Prof Chris Williams

Head of College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

10.10 – 11.30 Session One

Chair: Dr Catherine Forde (UCC)

Young Futures: Engaging young people as co-researchers and shaping local health policy in Hartlepool, UK.

Dr Nathan Manning (York)

Young People’s Activism in Ireland: Identity, Well-being and Belonging

Ms Rebecca Jeffers (UCC)

Exploring youth political activism in the United Kingdom: What makes young people politically active in different organisations?

Dr Emily Rainsford (Newcastle)

11.45 – 1.15 Session Two – Roundtable Discussion

Chair: Theresa Reidy (UCC)

James Doorley (National Youth Council of Ireland)

Donnchadh O’Laoghaire TD (Sinn Féin)

Laura Harmon (National Women’s Council of Ireland)

Thomas Atcha (UCC)


Closing remarks: Dr Clare Edwards (UCC

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This event has been funded by a New Foundations Award from the Irish Research Council.

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