Event: The Symposium on Student Volunteering

When:
March 12, 2018 @ 10:30 – 13:30
2018-03-12T10:30:00+00:00
2018-03-12T13:30:00+00:00
Where:
Institute for Lifecourse and Society
Upper Newcastle
Galway
Ireland
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lorraine Tansey

Symposium on Student VolunteeringThe recent expansion of Irish Higher Education Institutions’ community engagement initiatives supporting student volunteering raises important questions and the Symposium will be a critical, safe place to build a scholarly layer of enquiry.

This event will be of interest to:

  • Students
  • Staff of Higher Education
  • Researchers and Academics#
  • Practitioners
  • Community or Non-profit Organisations
  • Social Enterprises
  • General Public

Keynote Speaker

Matt Baillie Smith, Professor of International Development at Northumbria University
Baillie Smith’s research interests are centred on international development, citizenship and civil society, with particular interests in volunteering and development, development education and NGOs in the Global North and South. He also has interests in qualitative research methodologies in development and in processes of co-production between scholars and practitioners.

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