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2019

GUEST SEMINAR: “EXPLORING THE BOUNDARIES OF HATE CRIME: A CASE STUDY OF THE TARGETED VICTIMISATION OF ALTERNATIVE SUBCULTURES


As part of the Department of Sociology Spring Semester Research Day Professor John Garland presented research findings from two seperate research projects. The projects aimed to asses whether the frequency, nature and impact of the targeted vistimisation of memebers of alternative subcultures is comparable to that experienced by those established hate crime victim groups.

Call It Out Campaign Launch 

‘Call It Out’ is a new civil society campaign to highlight and address the harm caused by homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Ireland. The campaign is being led by the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland (TENI) and the team from the Hate and Hostility Research Group at the University of Limerick.