New Media, New Politics: Social Media and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland

TCD campus mapThis Roundtable brings together bloggers, journalists, and academics to discuss the changing use of new technologies in Northern Irish politics, focusing in particular on the use of social networks in recent political campaigns and street protests. This session is part of the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) annual conference but it is open to the public and is free of charge. Further details on the conference, and a full programme, are available at

When: Friday 18 October, 2pm – 3.30pm

Where: Neil/Hoey Theatre, Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin (see map)


Niall Ó Dochartaigh (NUI Galway)

Alex Kane (Journalist)

Paul Reilly (Uni. of Leicester)

Brian J. Spencer (Political blogger and cartoonist)

Alan Meban (Political blogger)

For further information contact

Roundtable originally organised by Dr. Orna Young.


About niallodoc

Senior Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology at the National University of Ireland Galway
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