B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Contact Details

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer
Political Science & Sociology
Room 317
Aras Moyola
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 2108
E: eilis.ward@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Dr. Eilís Ward is lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology where her expertise is in international relations (ethics, gender issues, cosmopolitan theory), in buddhist social theory and in the trafficking/migration nexus with particular reference to the sex trade. Her current on-going research topics are on buddhist social theory, solidarity and violence and Irish state policy and regulation of the sex trade. She  has co-edited three books, published many articles, books chapters and monographs and has given over 50 papers at national and international conferences. Dr. Ward also taught at University of Limerick, Trinity College, Dublin and Villanova University, USA, where she was a Visiting Professor of Irish Studies (1994). 
Dr. Ward has also worked outside academia for international organisations (UN, IFES, The Seva Foundation) and has worked on civic education in an Irish and international context. 
She is a founding member of the Irish Network for Studies in Buddhism (INSB) and is a member of the Coordinating Committee of the EU Cost Action Prospol Network (IS1209) and a co-leader of Working Group One. She is a member of several research clusters in NUIG and a member of Gender ARC.

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
Seminar series on researching prostitution.
New Foundations Scheme/Engaging Civic Society.
Short Term Scientific Mission
Prostitution in Northern Ireland
GENERAL ACCOUNT EILIS WARD 01-OCT-14 30-SEP-19
MF07-P28 BUDDHISM & PEACE POST-CONFLICT SOC (WARD 01-JAN-08 01-JAN-09

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2017) '“Stopping the Traffick? The problem of evidence and legislating for the ‘Swedish model’ in Northern Ireland”'
Eilis Ward and Susann Huschke (2017) '“Stopping the Traffick? The problem of evidence and legislating for the ‘Swedish model’ in Northern Ireland”'. Anti-Trafficking Review, [Details]
(2014) 'Review of Playing the Whore by Melissa Grant'
Ward, Eilis (2014) 'Review of Playing the Whore by Melissa Grant'. Community Development Journal, [Details]
(2014) 'Review of Prostitution Policy in the Nordic Region, M Skilbrei & C Holmstrom'
Ward, Eilis (2014) 'Review of Prostitution Policy in the Nordic Region, M Skilbrei & C Holmstrom'. Critical Social Policy, [Details]
(2014) ''Reflexivities of discomfort': Researching the sex trade and sex trafficking in Ireland'
Ward, E,Wylie, G (2014) ''Reflexivities of discomfort': Researching the sex trade and sex trafficking in Ireland'. European Journal Of Womens Studies, 21 :251-263 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Human Suffering and the Quest for Cosmopolitan Solidarity: A buddhist Perspective'
Ward, Eilís (2013) 'Human Suffering and the Quest for Cosmopolitan Solidarity: A buddhist Perspective'. Journal of International Political theory, [Details]
(2010) 'Lap Dancing Clubs and Red Light Milieu: A Context for Sex-Trafficking of Women to Ireland?'
Ward, E,Wylie, G,Wylie, G,McRedmond, P (2010) 'Lap Dancing Clubs and Red Light Milieu: A Context for Sex-Trafficking of Women to Ireland?'. Human Trafficking In Europe: Character, Causes And Consequences, :108-122 [Details]
(2010) 'Prostitution and the Irish State: From Prohibitionism to a Globalised Sex Trade'
WARD, E. et al. (2010) 'Prostitution and the Irish State: From Prohibitionism to a Globalised Sex Trade'. IRISH POLITICAL STUDIES, 25 :47-65 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Security and Asylum: The Case of Hanna Greally'
Ward, E. (2006) 'Security and Asylum: The Case of Hanna Greally'. Studies, 95 (377) [Details]
(2006) 'Real or Illusory Progress? Electoral Quotas and Women’s Political Participation in Tanzania, Eritrea and Uganda'
Ward, E. (2006) 'Real or Illusory Progress? Electoral Quotas and Women’s Political Participation in Tanzania, Eritrea and Uganda'. Trocaire Development Review, :73-97 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2017) Feminism, Prostitution and the State: the politics of neoabolitionism.
Eilis Ward and Gillian Wylie (2017) Feminism, Prostitution and the State: the politics of neoabolitionism. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2017) Feminism, Prostitution and the State: the politics of neoabolitionism.
Eilís Ward and Gillian wylie (eds) (2017) Feminism, Prostitution and the State: the politics of neoabolitionism. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2007) The Nature and Extent of Trafficking of Women into Ireland for the Purposes of Sexual Exploitation 2000 – 2006: a report from findings.
Ward, E., Wylie, G. (2007) The Nature and Extent of Trafficking of Women into Ireland for the Purposes of Sexual Exploitation 2000 – 2006: a report from findings. [Details]
(2003) Women’s Political Space: Women and Affirmative Action in Parliamentary Politics in Eritrea, Tanzania and Uganda.
Ward, E., Kwisega, J. (2003) Women’s Political Space: Women and Affirmative Action in Parliamentary Politics in Eritrea, Tanzania and Uganda. : Madanda and Tanzarn Nite. (University of Makerere), British Council Uganda. [Details]
(2002) Ireland in International Affairs, essays in honour of Professor Patrick Keatinge.
Ward, E. & Tonra B (eds) (2002) Ireland in International Affairs, essays in honour of Professor Patrick Keatinge. Dublin: IPA, Dublin. [Details]
(1998) Contesting Politics: Women in Ireland North and South.
Ward, E. Galligan Y and Wilford R. (1998) Contesting Politics: Women in Ireland North and South. Boulder and Dublin: Westview/PSAI Press, Boulder and Dublin. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Ireland'
Eilis Ward and Paul Ryan (2017) 'Ireland' In: Assessing Prostitution Policies in Europe. Abingdon and New York: Routledge/Cost. [Details]
(2018) 'Policing Transactional Sex in Ireland: prostitution law reform and the neoliberal state'
Eilis Ward (2018) 'Policing Transactional Sex in Ireland: prostitution law reform and the neoliberal state' In: Sexual Orientation, Human Rights and Public Poliocy. Teaneck New Jersey USA: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. [Details]
(2017) 'Ireland Country Study'
Eilís Ward and Paul Ryan (2017) 'Ireland Country Study' In: Country Studies in Prostitution. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2017) 'Conclusion: carceral feminism, the state and the sex worker in a globalised era. Whose poweer?'
Eilís Ward and Gillian Wylie (2017) 'Conclusion: carceral feminism, the state and the sex worker in a globalised era. Whose poweer?' In: Feminism Prostitution and the State: the politics of neoabolitionism. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2017) 'Introduction: Inroducing neo-abolitionism: definitions, drivers and debates'
Eilís Ward and Gillian Wylie (2017) 'Introduction: Inroducing neo-abolitionism: definitions, drivers and debates' In: Feminism Prostitution and the State: the politics of neoabolitionism. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2017) 'The Irish Parliament and prostitution law reform: a neo-abolitionist shoe-in?'
Eilís Ward (2017) 'The Irish Parliament and prostitution law reform: a neo-abolitionist shoe-in?' In: Feminism Prostitution and the State: the politics of neoabolitionism. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2010) 'Lap Dancing and Red Light Milieu: Conceptualising the Context for Sex Trafficking into Ireland'
Ward, E. & Wylie, G. (2010) 'Lap Dancing and Red Light Milieu: Conceptualising the Context for Sex Trafficking into Ireland' In: in Wylie G. and Mac Redmond, P. (eds.) Human Trafficking in Europe: Character, Causes, Consequences Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2006) 'Human flourishing in contested Space: citizenship studies ab initio'
Ward, E. (2006) 'Human flourishing in contested Space: citizenship studies ab initio' In: in Ross, Alistair (ed) Teaching Citizenship: Proceedings of the seventh conference of the Children's Identity and citizenship in Europe Thematic Network. [Details]
(2002) 'Introduction'
Ward, E., Tora, B. (2002) 'Introduction' In: Ireland in International Affairs, IPA, Dublin. [Details]
(2002) 'Irish Foreign Policy: The Human Rights Dimension'
Ward, E (2002) 'Irish Foreign Policy: The Human Rights Dimension' In: in David Schmitt and William Crotty (eds.), Ireland on the World Stage, Longman. [Details]
(2002) 'Civil Society in Irish Foreign Policy'
Ward, E. (2002) 'Civil Society in Irish Foreign Policy' In: in Luke Gibbons, Richard Kearney and W. Murphy (eds.), Encyclopedia of Contemporary Irish Culture, Routledge. [Details]
(2001) 'East Timor in the context of EU/Indonesian Relations'
Ward, E. & Carey, P. (2001) 'East Timor in the context of EU/Indonesian Relations' In: in Indonesia in the Malay World, SOAS, University of London. [Details]
(2000) 'The Local Meets the Global: East Timor and Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union'
Ward, E. (2000) 'The Local Meets the Global: East Timor and Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union' In: in Paul Hainsworth and Stephen McCloskey (eds), The East Timor Question, The Struggle for Independence from Indonesia., IB Taurus, London. [Details]
(2000) 'Ireland’s Refugee Policies’: A Critical Overview'
Ward, E. (2000) 'Ireland’s Refugee Policies’: A Critical Overview' In: in The Irish Human Rights Review, (ed) Denis O'Driscoll, Roundhall Sweet and Maxwell, Dublin. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2009) War Virtual War and Human Security
Ward, E. (2009) Compassion in Buddhist Peace Work: conceptualising peace in a different key War Virtual War and Human Security [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2014) Reserach into Prostitution in Northern ireland.
ward, eilis (2014) Reserach into Prostitution in Northern ireland. Department of Justice, Belfast, Northern Ireland. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'REsearching the Nature and Extent of Human Trafficking for the Purposes of Sexual Exploitation into Ireland'
Ward E and Wylie G (2012) 'REsearching the Nature and Extent of Human Trafficking for the Purposes of Sexual Exploitation into Ireland' The Protection Project Journal of Human Rights and Civil Society, Vol 4 . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2016) Gender Work and Organisation,
Eilis Ward (2016) “Producing the Socially Dead Sex-Worker: Ireland and the gender politics of neo-abolitionism”. [Conference Paper], Gender Work and Organisation, Keele University UK , 30-JUN-16 - 30-JUN-16. [Details]
(2016) Gender ARc Colloquim on Commercial Sex,
Eilis Ward (2016) Knowledge Production and Prostitution Law Reform: a comparative perspective. [Conference Paper], Gender ARc Colloquim on Commercial Sex, NUI Galway , 03-MAY-16 - 03-MAY-16. [Details]
(2016) European Conference on Politics and Gender,
Eilis Ward (2016) A run away success: Ireland and the adoption of a Sex Purchse Ban. [Conference Paper], European Conference on Politics and Gender, Uppsala 11-13 June 2016 , 12-JUN-16 - 12-JUN-16. [Details]
(2016) CSRNI Symposium,
Ward, Eilís (2016) Knowledge Mobilisation and Prostitution Law Reform: Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. [Conference Paper], CSRNI Symposium, Queens University, Belfast, March 3 2016 , 03-MAR-16 - 03-MAR-16. [Details]
(2016) 1916 Home 2016,
Eilis Ward (2016) “Producing the Socially Dead Sex Worker- Ireland and the politics of neo-abolitionism”. [Conference Paper], 1916 Home 2016, Moore Institute NUI Galway , 07-OCT-16 - 07-OCT-16. [Details]
(2016) Gender ARC NUIG/UL Research Workshop,
Eilís Ward (2016) Methods and methodologies in researching the sex trade, Ireland and Croatia consdiered. [Oral Presentation], Gender ARC NUIG/UL Research Workshop, NUIG , 28-MAY-16 - 28-MAY-16. [Details]
(2016) Neo abolitionism in contemporary politics ProsPol ISI209 Working Group Two meeting,
Eilís Ward and Gillian Wylie (2016) “Prostitution, Feminism and the State: an analytical overview”. [Keynote Address], Neo abolitionism in contemporary politics ProsPol ISI209 Working Group Two meeting, Ljubljana , 23-MAR-16 - 23-MAR-16. [Details]
(2015) Methods and Methodologies in researching the sex trade: Ireland and Croatia considered,
Eilis Ward (2015) Research seminar on methods and methodologies in rsearching the sex trade. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Methods and Methodologies in researching the sex trade: Ireland and Croatia considered, NUIG , 28-MAY-15 - 28-MAY-15. [Details]
(2015) Seminar Series School of Political Science and Sociology NUIG,
Eilís Ward (2015) evaluating Prostitution REgimes: a Fruitless Exercise?. [Invited Oral Presentation], Seminar Series School of Political Science and Sociology NUIG, NUIG , 27-NOV-15 - 27-NOV-15. [Details]
(2014) Sexuality, HUman Rights and Public Policy,
Ward, E. (2014) Policing Transactional Sex in Ireland: legal change, neo-abolitionism and the neo-liberal state. [Conference Paper], Sexuality, HUman Rights and Public Policy, Marquette University, Milwaukee University , 24-APR-14 - 24-APR-14. [Details]
(2014) Structure and agency in the contemporary politics of Gender and Sexuality,
Eilís Ward (2014) Minding the gaps: what we know (and don't know) about the sex trade in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Structure and agency in the contemporary politics of Gender and Sexuality, UL , 29-MAY-14 - 29-MAY-14. [Details]
(2014) Research Publication Seminars,
Ward, E. (2014) Evaluating Prostitution Regimes: A Fruitless Exercise?. [Conference Paper], Research Publication Seminars, School of POlitical Science, NUIG , 27-NOV-14 - 27-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014) Gender Arc/IRC (New Foundations),
WArd, E. (2014) MInding the Gaps...what we know (and dont know) about the sex trade in Ireland. [Conference Paper], Gender Arc/IRC (New Foundations), UL , 30-MAY-14 - 30-MAY-14. [Details]
(2013) Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour markets and the REscue Industry,
eilís Ward (2013) A response from Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour markets and the REscue Industry, UCD, Dublin , 04-APR-13 - 04-APR-13. [Details]
(2013) Power, Cluster, Identity Research Cluster,
Ward, E. (2013) Speaker Professor Larry Wilde. Organised talk. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Power, Cluster, Identity Research Cluster, NUIG , 05-MAY-13 - 05-MAY-13. [Details]
(2013) Prostitution Law Reform and Ireland: a consideration,
Eilís Ward (2013) Prostitution Law Reform and Ireland. [Plenary Lecture], Prostitution Law Reform and Ireland: a consideration, UCC , 16-JAN-13 - 16-JAN-13. [Details]
(2013) Irish Centre for Histories of Labour and Class,
Eilís Ward (2013) Migrants or Victims? Debating Prostitution Law Reform in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Irish Centre for Histories of Labour and Class, NUIG , 21-NOV-13 - 21-NOV-13. [Details]
(2013) School of Applied Social Policy,
Ward, E. (2013) Prostitution and the Irish State. [Chaired Session], School of Applied Social Policy, University College, Cork , 16-JAN-13 - 16-JAN-13. [Details]
(2013) ECPR/ECGP 3rd Annual Conference,,
Ward, E. Wylie, G. (2013) Power, Politics and Reflexive Methodolgies. [Chaired Session], ECPR/ECGP 3rd Annual Conference,, Barcelona , 21-MAY-13 - 21-MAY-13. [Details]
(2013) PSAI Annual Conference,
Ward, E. (2013) Feminism and the Politics of Neo-Abolitionism. [Chaired Session], PSAI Annual Conference, Trinity College, Dublin , 19-OCT-13 - 19-OCT-13. [Details]
(2013) PSAI Annual Conference,
Eilís Ward (2013) Feminism and the Politics of Neo-Abolitionism. [Oral Presentation], PSAI Annual Conference, TCD, Dublin , 19-OCT-13 - 19-OCT-13. [Details]
(2013) Irish Centre for History of Labour and Class inaugural Conference,
Ward, E. (2013) Migrants or Victims? Debating prostitution Law Reform in Ireland. [Conference Paper], Irish Centre for History of Labour and Class inaugural Conference, NUIG , 21-NOV-13 - 21-NOV-13. [Details]
(2012) Buddhism and the POlitical Process,
Ward, E. (2012) Cosmopolitanism and the Quest for Solidarity: a Contrbution from Buddhist Social Theory. [Chaired Session], Buddhism and the POlitical Process, University of Toronto , 11-APR-12 - 11-APR-12. [Details]
(2012) Gender, Spirituality, Politics and Society Conference,
Ward, E. (2012) Ethics, Gender and Vunerability. [Chaired Session], Gender, Spirituality, Politics and Society Conference, Global Women's Studies Seminar. NUIG , 27-JUN-12 - 27-JUN-12. [Details]
(2012) Prostitution/Sex Work: What should the Irish state do?,
Eilís Ward (2012) A risk analysis and why we should not accept the 'Swedish model'. [Invited Oral Presentation], Prostitution/Sex Work: What should the Irish state do?, NUIG , 05-DEC-12 - 05-DEC-12. [Details]
(2011) PSA annual conference,
Ward, E. (2011) Suffering and Solidarity: a contribution form Buddhist thought. [Chaired Session], PSA annual conference, DIT, Dublin , 09-OCT-11 - 10-SEP-12. [Details]
(2011) Irish Network for Studies in Buddhism annual conference,
Ward, E. (2011) Buddhist Thought and Cosmopolitan Solidarity. [Chaired Session], Irish Network for Studies in Buddhism annual conference, Trinity College, Dublin , 11-MAR-11 - 11-MAR-11. [Details]
(2011) Incorporating Human Trafficking in Academic Institutions: the European Experience,
Ward, E. Wylie. G (2011) What Colour is Grey? researching Trafficking for the prurpose of prostitution in Ireland against the discursive grain. [Chaired Session], Incorporating Human Trafficking in Academic Institutions: the European Experience, Johns Hopkins The Protection Project, University of Amsterdam , 26-NOV-11 - 26-NOV-11. [Details]
(2011) Power, Conflict, Ideology Cluster,
Ward, E. (2011) School of Political Science and Sociology. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Power, Conflict, Ideology Cluster, NUIG , 01-MAR-11 - 25-MAR-16. [Details]
(2011) Gender Research Cluster,,
WArd, E. (2011) Ongoing, Scool of Political Science and Sociology. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Gender Research Cluster,, NUIG , 01-MAR-11 - 26-MAR-16. [Details]
(2010) Contemporary Labour Migrations: National and International Perspectives,
Eilís Ward (2010) Sex Trafficking to Ireland and the trafficking/migration nexus. [Oral Presentation], Contemporary Labour Migrations: National and International Perspectives, NUG , 13-MAY-10 - 13-MAY-10. [Details]
(2010) Anglo-Irish Population Conference,
Ward, E. (2010) Sex Trafficking to Ireland and the Migration-Trafficking Nexus or Fishing in the Stream of Migration. [Chaired Session], Anglo-Irish Population Conference, Moore Institute. NUIG , 13-MAY-10 - 13-MAY-10. [Details]
(2010) International Political Theory Conference, Thinking With (out) Borders,
Ward, E. (2010) Solidarity Amongst Strangers and Cosmopolitan Disorders: Contribution to the debate from Buddhist thought. [Chaired Session], International Political Theory Conference, Thinking With (out) Borders, St. Andrew's . Scotland , 02-JUL-10 - 02-JUL-10. [Details]
(2010) Conflict, Rights and Security Seminar, Research Cluster,
Ward, E. (2010) Presentations. [Invited Oral Presentation], Conflict, Rights and Security Seminar, Research Cluster, NUIG , 26-OCT-10 - 26-OCT-11. [Details]
(2010) 8th Galway Symposium on Higher Education,
Ward, E. (2010) Contemplation in Third Level Education: Taking the Backward Step. [Chaired Session], 8th Galway Symposium on Higher Education, CELT, NUIG , 10-JUL-10 - 10-JUL-10. [Details]
(2009) 6th International Conference. Inter-disciplianry net. War Virtual War and Human Security,
Ward, E. (2009) Compassion in Buddhist Peace Work: Conceptualising peace in a Different Key?. [Chaired Session], 6th International Conference. Inter-disciplianry net. War Virtual War and Human Security, Budapext, Hungary , 05-MAY-09 - 05-MAY-09. [Details]
(2009) ISSP conference,
Ward, E. Carney, G. (2009) Research and the Researcher in a COntentious Policy Environmant: some reflections from the field. [Chaired Session], ISSP conference, NUIG , 09-DEC-09 - 09-DEC-09. [Details]

ANET/COS

  Year Publication
(2009) Foreword, Bird's Nest Soup.
Ward, E. Greally, Hanna. (2009) Foreword, Bird's Nest Soup. ANET/COS [Details]
(2009) Introduction, Flown the Nest.
Ward, E. Greally, Hanna. (2009) Introduction, Flown the Nest. ANET/COS [Details]

Article

  Year Publication
(2017) Buddhism and Political Theory: a three part dialogue between two worlds.
Eilis Ward (2017) Buddhism and Political Theory: a three part dialogue between two worlds. Article [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
(2015) Playing the Whore: the Work of Sex Work.
Ward, E (2015) Playing the Whore: the Work of Sex Work. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
(2008) Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens.
Ward, E (2008) Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens. Book Review [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2011) Buddhist Thought and Cosmopolitan Solidarity. Irish Network for Buddhist Studies annual conference, TCD.
Ward, E. (2011) Buddhist Thought and Cosmopolitan Solidarity. Irish Network for Buddhist Studies annual conference, TCD. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Sex Trafficking to Ireland and the Migration-Trafficking Nexus: or ‘Fishing in the Stream of Migration. Contemporary Labour Migration: National and International Perspectives, Anglo-Irish Population Conference, Moore Institute, NUI Galway.
Ward, E. (2010) Sex Trafficking to Ireland and the Migration-Trafficking Nexus: or ‘Fishing in the Stream of Migration. Contemporary Labour Migration: National and International Perspectives, Anglo-Irish Population Conference, Moore Institute, NUI Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Suffering and Solidarity: a contribution from Buddhist thought. Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, DIT, Dubli.
Ward, E. (2010) Suffering and Solidarity: a contribution from Buddhist thought. Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, DIT, Dubli. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Contemplation in Third Level Education: Taking the Backward Step. 8th Galway Symposium on Higher Education, CELT, NUI Galway.
Ward, E. (2010) Contemplation in Third Level Education: Taking the Backward Step. 8th Galway Symposium on Higher Education, CELT, NUI Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Solidarity Amongst Strangers and Cosmopolitan Dispositions: Contributions to the debate from Buddhist thought. St. Andrews International Political Theory Conference, Thinking With (out) Borders 11, St. Andrews, Scotland.
Ward, E. (2010) Solidarity Amongst Strangers and Cosmopolitan Dispositions: Contributions to the debate from Buddhist thought. St. Andrews International Political Theory Conference, Thinking With (out) Borders 11, St. Andrews, Scotland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Compassion in Buddhist Peace Work: Conceptualising Peace in a Different Key. 6th International Conference, Inter-disciplinary Net, War Virtual War and Human Security, Budapest Hungary.
Ward, E. (2009) Compassion in Buddhist Peace Work: Conceptualising Peace in a Different Key. 6th International Conference, Inter-disciplinary Net, War Virtual War and Human Security, Budapest Hungary. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Research and the Researcher in a Contentious Policy Environment: some reflections from the field. ISSP Annual Conference, NUI Galway.
Ward, E. & Carney, G. (2009) Research and the Researcher in a Contentious Policy Environment: some reflections from the field. ISSP Annual Conference, NUI Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Compassion and Towards a Psychology of Buddhist Peace Work: Some Findings from Cambodia. International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) annual conference, Science & Po.
Ward, E. (2008) Compassion and Towards a Psychology of Buddhist Peace Work: Some Findings from Cambodia. International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) annual conference, Science & Po. Paris, France: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Policing the Sale of Sex: Irish State Policy. Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, NUI Galway.
Ward, E. (2008) Policing the Sale of Sex: Irish State Policy. Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, NUI Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Cambodian Buddhism and the Creation of a Culture of Peace. International Peace Research Association Annual Conference, Univ of Leuven, Belgium.
Ward, E. (2008) Cambodian Buddhism and the Creation of a Culture of Peace. International Peace Research Association Annual Conference, Univ of Leuven, Belgium. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Researching the trafficking of women into Ireland for the purposes of sexual exploitation: some thoughts on conceptualising the domestic context. European Slave Trade: Character Causes and Consequences conference, TCD.
Ward, E. (2007) Researching the trafficking of women into Ireland for the purposes of sexual exploitation: some thoughts on conceptualising the domestic context. European Slave Trade: Character Causes and Consequences conference, TCD. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Civic Education in Ireland: Some Thoughts and a Proposal. Conference Creating Citizens? Issues for Citizenship through education in Ireland. School of Politics and International Relations, UCD.
Ward, E. (2005) Civic Education in Ireland: Some Thoughts and a Proposal. Conference Creating Citizens? Issues for Citizenship through education in Ireland. School of Politics and International Relations, UCD. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Lap Dancing at the Cross Roads: the case of Ireland. WERRC annual international conference, UCD.
Ward, E. (2005) Lap Dancing at the Cross Roads: the case of Ireland. WERRC annual international conference, UCD. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Human flourishing in Contested spaces: Citizenship Studies Ab Initio. CICE Annual Conference, Pedagogical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Ward, E. (2005) Human flourishing in Contested spaces: Citizenship Studies Ab Initio. CICE Annual Conference, Pedagogical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) Lap dancing at the Cross Roads: Some thoughts from research. Political Studies Association (UK) annual conference Women and Politics group, Queens University Belfast.
Ward, E. (2004) Lap dancing at the Cross Roads: Some thoughts from research. Political Studies Association (UK) annual conference Women and Politics group, Queens University Belfast. Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) Making the Unimaginable Possible: the International Women’s Movement and Women's Human Rights. EU China Human Rights Network Seminar on Gender and Human Rights Law, Beijing.
Ward, E. (2004) Making the Unimaginable Possible: the International Women’s Movement and Women's Human Rights. EU China Human Rights Network Seminar on Gender and Human Rights Law, Beijing. Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) Women’s Rights and Reporting to CEDAW: an Irish Case Study. EU/China Human Rights Network seminar Guiyang University, China.
Ward, E. (2004) Women’s Rights and Reporting to CEDAW: an Irish Case Study. EU/China Human Rights Network seminar Guiyang University, China. Conference Paper [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
(2011) 'Prostitution Law May Cause Harm to Women.
Eilis Ward (2011) 'Prostitution Law May Cause Harm to Women. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2014) Introduction - contesting Religious Subjectivities.
Eilis Ward (2014) Introduction - contesting Religious Subjectivities. Abingdon/New York: Other Item [Details]
(2005) Women, Violence and Poverty in the West of Ireland:exploring economic abuse . CRDVN, Galway/Mayo.
Ward, E. (2005) Women, Violence and Poverty in the West of Ireland:exploring economic abuse . CRDVN, Galway/Mayo. Other Item [Details]
(2002) Citizenship Studies: A Curricular Proposal for Social and Political Education in the Leaving Certificate. CDU/CDVEC, Dublin.
Ward, E. (2002) Citizenship Studies: A Curricular Proposal for Social and Political Education in the Leaving Certificate. CDU/CDVEC, Dublin. Other Item [Details]
(2001) NCDE and Development Education in Ireland. Policy Scoping Study for the National Committee for Development Education.
Ward, E. (2001) NCDE and Development Education in Ireland. Policy Scoping Study for the National Committee for Development Education. Other Item [Details]
(2001) NORDEM - An External Evaluation, co-contributor. T&B Consult, Copenhagen for Royal Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Ward, E. (2001) NORDEM - An External Evaluation, co-contributor. T&B Consult, Copenhagen for Royal Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Other Item [Details]
(2001) Education for Reconciliation: A Mainstreaming Strategy. CDU CDVEC, Dublin.
Ward, E. (2001) Education for Reconciliation: A Mainstreaming Strategy. CDU CDVEC, Dublin. Other Item [Details]
(2001) Education for Reconciliation: a report from a reconciliation curriculum project on the island of Ireland . CDU/CDVEC, Dublin.
Ward, E. (2001) Education for Reconciliation: a report from a reconciliation curriculum project on the island of Ireland . CDU/CDVEC, Dublin. Other Item [Details]
(2000) Civic Education and the Tertiary Sector in Kyrgyzstan. International Foundation for Election System.
Ward, E. (2000) Civic Education and the Tertiary Sector in Kyrgyzstan. International Foundation for Election System. Washington: Other Item [Details]
(1997) EU Policy on East Timor: Fulfilling the Potential of the Common Position. Position Paper for CIIR, Special Supplement to Timor Link.
Ward, E. (1997) EU Policy on East Timor: Fulfilling the Potential of the Common Position. Position Paper for CIIR, Special Supplement to Timor Link. Catholic Institute for International Relations, London: Other Item [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2008) Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens. Irish Political Studies.
Ward, E. (2008) Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens. Irish Political Studies. Reviews [Details]
(2005) Harris, Colette, (Pluto Press, London 2004) Control and Subversion: Gender Relations in Tajikistan. Community Development Journal.
Ward, E. (2005) Harris, Colette, (Pluto Press, London 2004) Control and Subversion: Gender Relations in Tajikistan. Community Development Journal. Reviews [Details]
(2005) Looking at the Economy through Women’s Eyes: Taylor, Maeve, (Banulacht, Dublin). The Adult Learner: the Journal of Community and Adult Education in Ireland, Aontas: Dublin.
Ward, E. (2005) Looking at the Economy through Women’s Eyes: Taylor, Maeve, (Banulacht, Dublin). The Adult Learner: the Journal of Community and Adult Education in Ireland, Aontas: Dublin. Reviews [Details]

Community Engagement

  Title Type From / To
Other Facilitator 26-OCT-11 / 26-OCT-11
Other Participant. 05-SEP-11 / 05-SEP-11
Other Paper given at Green Party public debate. 08-MAR-11 / 08-MAR-10
Other Lecture. 08-JAN-13 / 08-JAN-13
Other Representative of NUIG (SChool of Humanities and Social Science) at public information evenings. 01-MAR-11 / 01-FEB-12
Other Panellist/ Guest 08-SEP-12 / 08-SEP-12
Other Guest. 24-AUG-12 / 24-AUG-12
Other Organiser: public talk 04-APR-13 / 04-APR-13
Policy Development Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality, Leinster HOuse. 12-DEC-13 / 12-DEC-13
Policy Development Trafficking in Human Beings, Dept of JLR. Dublin. 01-FEB-13 / 01-FEB-13
Research (e.g. Community based research) Research Advisor. 01-AUG-09 / 01-OCT-09
Other School Visit. 01-SEP-13 / 01-SEP-13
Board Membership Member of Board 01-MAR-13 / 05-MAR-16
Policy Development Dept of Justice Seminar and Consultation. 01-OCT-12 / 05-OCT-12
Other Guest 22-AUG-12 / 22-AUG-12

Reviews

  Journal Role
Irish Journal Of Feminist Studies Reviewer
Irish Journal Of Sociology Reviewer
Women'S Studies Review Reviewer
Irish Political Studies Reviewer
European Journal Of Womens Studies Reviewer

Other Activities

  Description

Member of Editorial Board of Trocaire Development Review. 2006-2009.

Founder- member of Irish Network for Studies in Buddhism (INSB) all Ireland scholarly network April 2009.

Invited member of UK based UKHTC (2007-2008).

Panel Speaker at Feminist Society Seminar: Prostitution/Sex Work in Ireland: What should the Irish State do? Dec 2012

Member of 'politics and law' sub group ARC

Internal NUIG reviewer for IRC PhD applications.

Initiated and delivered on annual President Michael D. Higgins Undergraduate Prize (2012-), Scool of Political Science and Technology.