Irish Jurisprudence Society

Workshop Series 2022-23

All workshops will take place in the National University of Ireland buildings, Merrion Square, Dublin, from 3pm-4.30pm on their assigned dates.

Workshops are pre-read and papers will be circulated in advance. If you would like to receive the paper, please subscribe to the mailing list by sending a request to All are welcome to attend.

Autumn 2022

12 October – Unpacking the Moral Dimensions of Law: An Empirical Perspective
Brian Flanagan (Maynooth) and Guilherme de Almeida (Sao Paolo)

26 October – Apologies for Negligence
Christopher Cowley (UCD)

9 November – Foundations of Deliberative Constitution Making
Peter Stone (TCD)

23 November – Animal Law in Ireland: A Conversation with John Stuart Mill
Etain Quigley (Maynooth)

14 December – Roots of Law: Why Ordinary People Care About International Law
Janina Dill (Oxford)

Spring 2023

1 February – Grounding Human Rights: Metaphysical not Political?
Boško Tripković (Birmingham)

15 February – The Right to Silence
David Prendergast (TCD) and Christopher McMahon (TCD)

1 March – The Right to Hunger Strike
Candice Delmas (Northeastern)

22 March – The Law’s False Promise
Hasan Dindjer (Oxford)

29 March Book Symposium: Freedom of Expression: The Revolutionary Roots of American and French Legal Thought by Ioanna Tourkochoriti (Galway)

The convenors would like to gratefully acknowledge the funding support of Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology.

If you have any inquiries about the above events, please contact us at, or feel free to contact the convenors directly, at and