This one-day symposium reviews the engagement of Irish Studies with the work of Michel Foucault. It begins with a roundtable on the recent work of Stuart Elden: Foucault’s last decade (Polity 2016), Foucault: the birth of power (Polity 2017). This is followed by papers on Foucault’s influence in various areas of Irish academic study including: criminology, literary criticism, historical geography, international relations, philosophy, sociology, and others.
Organiser: Prof Gerry Kearns, Maynooth University
Date and Time : Fri 24 March 2017, 10:00 – 17:00
Location : The Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland