Praxis Week April 2022

We are delighted to announce that the Praxis Project is holding its first Praxis Week – the week of 4th to 8th of April 2022.  The theme of the week is ‘Creating a Community of Praxis at UCC’.

Do have a browse below and join us online or in person for what looks like it will be an extremely interesting week of events.  Thanks to all who are participating in different ways. Gertrude

Programme: 4th-8th April 2022

Opening event - Seminar - Time: 1-2.30 PM
Dr. Nick Chisholm, International Development & Food Policy, UCC
PhD Researchers at UCC: Mr. Andinet Abera, Mr. Temesgen Yalew, Mr. Zelalem Hadush
Venue: CACSSS Seminar Room. Ground Floor O'Rahilly Building.
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The Launch of Part 1 of the Research Study “Creating a Community of Praxis at UCC”;   Futher information here:
ON 4TH APRIL 2022 AT 4.30-6.30 PM
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SPEAKERS:  Senator Alice Mary Higgins; Professor Stephen Byrne, Deputy President and Registrar, UCC; UCC Staff - Dr Amin Sharifi Isaloo, Dr Margaret Murphy, Ms. Martha Phelan, Dr Orla Murphy, Dr Sanaa Khabbar; Dr Rosarii Griffin: Irish Aid; Research findings presented by Dr Gertrude Cotter
Reception, Poetry by Dr. Nita Mishra and Live Music Performance, With the kind support of the School of Music UCC
Centre for Global Development Seminar Series on the Sustainable Development Goals explores Goal 7.4 of the SDGs Global Citizenship Education.  Introduced by Dr Rosarii Griffin, Acting Director of the CGD
Speakers: UCC staff participants in the Praxis Project...Chaired by Dr Brian Turner in discussion with Dr Amin Isaloo Sharifi, Dr Jenny Butler, Dr Maeve O Sullivan, Dr. Margaret Murphy, Ms Martha Phelan and Dr. Nita Mishra.
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Students of UW0012 Global Citizenship and Development Education showcase their 2022 projects and their passion for global social justice issues.
Themes include:  Child labour Policy Advocacy with Child Labour organisations in Netherlands, DR Congo and Bangladesh;  Campaigning for Palestine with Trocaire;  Financial Justice Radio shows with Financial Justice Ireland and Campus Radio;  Food security and Drama (with kind support of Theatre Studies, UCC and Self Help Africa)
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Keynote Talks
Professor Andrew Cottey, Department of Government and Politics UCC, Dr Bozena Cierlik, School of History UCC, Ms. Tatiana Vagramenko, Study of Religions UCC
Venue: Hybrid: In person at the CACSSS seminar room, ground floor, O'Rahilly Building. Also streamed online (Details will be here before the event begins)
Time: 5-7PM
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A conversation, aimed at UCC staff, about racism and anti-racism in higher education
Venue:  North Wing Common Room
Time:  11-2PM
Facilitators: Dr. Amin Isloo Sharifi; Dr. Sanaa Khabbar; Dr. Nita Mishra (joining us online), Dr. Gertrude Cotter
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Well earned celebration for Praxis Project staff and friends.
Venue:  The Vault, Western Road
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