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 UCDVO Annual Forum


The Age of Activism – Making Space for Intergenerational Learning

At the UCDVO Annual Forum we will be asking the question, how has activism changed over time and what are the opportunities for intergenerational learning? This event is open to everyone to attend and will appeal to those interested in learning and sharing experiences about activism. It will include a 3 panel, story-telling session and a World Café discussion. 

This event is free of charge but please do register attendance in advance. Registration will close on the 27th of November 2018.

 Event Details: 

  • Friday 30th November 2018
  • 10:00 - 14:30
  • UCD Global Lounge, Gerard Manley Hopkins Centre, UCD Belfield. 


Opening plenary:
Mapping Activism in Ireland
Michael Doorly, Head of Active Citizenship, Concern Worldwide

Storytellers Panel:
Caoimhe Butterly
Dr. Ursula Barry, UCD
Codie Preston, Teacher, Returned Volunteer, Chairperson Citywise Education
Facilitated by: Ruairí McKiernan

World Café

Sorcha Shanahan and Gemma Walker-Farren - ‘MakeyUppers’, an original comedy storytelling act.


The UCDVO Annual Forum is kindly supported by Comhlámh and funded by the Concern Development Education (DE) Grants Scheme.


View Actions for Activism from our 2017 Conference



View our 2016 Conference Video