- Institut d’Études
Politiques de Paris (Science Po), Paris, 2002-03
- Instituto de Ciencia
Política, Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, 2001-02
- Ben Gurion
University, Israel, August 2003, July 2005
- University of Costa
Rica, San José, 2006
- June 2007: Paper
entitled ‘Civil Society-State Relations in Central America’s
Development: Towards a new paradigm?’ to a conference ‘Central America:
Challenged Transition?’ at the Institute for the Study of the Americas,
University of London, June 14th and 15th.
- May/June 2007: Paper
entitled ‘CEPAL’s Neo-structuralist Paradigm: Lessons from the Irish
case’ to a conference on ‘Social Policy, Economic Development and Income
Inequality: Latin America in Comparative Perspective’ at the Institute
for the Study of the Americas, University of London, May 31st
and June 1st.
- May 2007: Invited
speaker on ‘The Application of Human Security in OSCE Activities’ to an
OSCE workshop on human security, in the Hofburg, Vienna.
- May 2007: Keynote
opening address on ‘Vulnerabilidad y globalización: Las raíces de los
flujos migratorios’ at a conference entitled ‘La inmigración en España:
horizontes para la convivencia’ at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos,
- April 2007: Paper
entitled ‘A Developmental or a Competition State?: Interrogating the
Irish State’s developmental capacity’ to a conference on ‘Capacity Building
in Small States’ in the University of Birmingham, April 4th
- March 2007: Lectures
on the new left in Latin America and on the social impact of
globalisation at the Institute of Political Studies, Charles University,
- February 2007: Country
paper on Ireland to workshop on Poverty Reduction and Policy Regimes at
the UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Palais des
- January 2007: ‘The
Rise of the Left in Latin America: Moving beyond Neoliberalism?’ at the
Department of Applied Social Studies, UCC.
- January 2007:
‘Economic Success, Social Failure: The Celtic Tiger’, keynote address to
conference of the South and Mid-West Community Development Support
- January 2007: ‘Is
the democratic project compatible with the values of neoliberal
globalisation?’, public lecture at Mater Dei Institute of Education,
- January 2007:
‘Introduction to Globalisation’ to students on the B of Soc. Studies in
Housing and Community Studies, UCD
- December 2006:
‘Small states aspiring to high-tech success: The contrasting roles of
regionalism in the Irish and Costa Rican cases’, paper to panel on
‘Small States and Regionalism’ at the British International Studies
Association annual conference in UCC.
- October 2006:
‘Globalisation and Development: Lessons from Ireland’ at the College of
Politics and Law, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, China.
- October 2006:
‘Globalisation and Development: Lessons from Ireland’ at the School of
WTO Studies, Wuhan University, China.
- October 2006: ‘Reforma
del Estado, Buen Gobierno y Desarrollo Económico: El modelo de
desarrollo de Irlanda comparado con Costa Rica’, lecture to a conference
on ‘Buen Gobierno: Tareas Aun Pendientes’ organised by the Fundación
Arias, San José, Costa Rica.
- September 2006:
‘Globalisation, Vulnerability and the Role of the State: Lessons from
the Irish Case’ to a group of students from the Institute of Social
Studies in The Hague who visited the Centre for International Studies in
- September 2006: ‘The
rise of people power in Latin America’ to the Tom Johnson Summer School,
Kilkenny, September 3rd.
- July 2006:
‘Globalisation and threats to well-being: Critiquing the concept of
human security, proposing the concept of vulnerability’ to the 20th
World Congress of the International Political Science Association,
meaning, political economy, culture, social impact
- development theory
- development in the Republic
- Latin America:
social, political and economic development
- social movements
and the potential for agency
- Current Research>>
- ‘Implications of
Globalisation: Present Imperfect, Future Tense’, in Anne Boran and Peter
Cox, eds: Implications of Globalisation, Chester Academic Press,
2007, pp 24-51.
Progressio in the Era of Globalisation’, in The Development of
Peoples: Challenges for Today and Tomorrow, edited by the
International Jesuit Network for Development and published by the
Columba Press, 2007, pp 118-127.
- Peadar Kirby and
Mary Murphy: ‘Ireland as a “Competition State”’, IPEG Papers in Global
Political Economy, No 28, May 2007, available at http://www.bisa.ac.uk/groups/ipeg/ipegpapers.htm
- ‘Preventing the Future or Distorting
the Past? Tom Garvin on Mancur Olson and the Causes of Ireland’s
Underdevelopment’ in Administration, Vol 54, No 3,
October/November 2006, pp 55-68.
globalisation's social impact: Proposing the concept of vulnerability'
in Review of International Political Economy, Vol 13, No 4,
October 2006, pp 634-656.
- Taming the
Tiger: Social Exclusion in
a Globalised Ireland, co-edited with David Jacobson and Deiric Ó
Broin, tasc and New Island Books, 2006
- ‘Between Europe and
America’ in Andrew Wyndham, ed.: Re-imagining Ireland, University
of Virginia Press, 2006, pp 23-25.
and Violence: The Impact of Globalisation (Pluto Press, 2006), launched by Noam Chomsky in
Dublin on January 19th, 2006.
- Contesting the
Irish State, co-edited with Maura Adshead and Michelle Millar,
Manchester University Press, 2007.
- ‘El impacto social
de la globalizacion’: De la pobreza a la vulnerabilidad’ in Antonio
Martin, ed.: Las Dimensiones Sociales de la Globalizacion,
Madrid: Thomson Paraninfo
Ireland: Challenges, Critiques, Resources, co-edited with Debbie
Ging and Michael Cronin, Manchester University Press, forthcoming.