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Overview

Chris Gilligan has taught at a number of Universities in the UK: Aston University, Edinburgh University, Salford University, University of Ulster and the University of the West of Scotland.

Area of academic expertise - outline

Migration, racisms and anti-racisms, with a particular focus on Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Desired research direction

social and political protest

Current research activities

Co-authored book chapter on Raya Dunayevskaya

Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange

Chris Gilligan is interested in supervising PhD research in any of the following topic areas: resistance to immigration controls in the UK and/or Ireland; emancipatory anti-racism in the UK and/or Ireland; Raya Dunayevskaya, the founder of Marxist-Humanism in the USA; Harry McShane, the veteran Red Clydesider and later editor of the Scottish Marxist-Humanist; critical examinations of populism; 'self-organising' trade union activity (e.g. IWGB, UVW, IWW).

Keywords

  • HM Sociology
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies

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Research Output

  • 9 Article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 3 Book/Film/Article review
  • 1 Other contribution

Northern Ireland and the limits of the race relations framework

Gilligan, C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Capital & Class. 43, 1, p. 105-121 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    Austerity and consociational government in Northern Ireland

    Gilligan, C., 2016, In : Irish Studies Review. 24, 1, p. 35-48 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    The Ethnic Demography of Ireland

    Garner, S. & Gilligan, C., 2015, The International Handbook of the Demography of Race and Ethnicity. Sáenz, R., Embrick, D. G. & Rodríguez, N. P. (eds.). Springer Netherlands, p. 503-536 33 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The public and the politics of immigration controls

    Gilligan, C., 2015, In : Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studie. 41, 9, p. 1373-1390 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Citations (Scopus)

    Two wrongs don't make a right: (in)tolerance and hate crime laws in Northern Ireland

    Gilligan, C., Nov 2015, Tolerance and diversity in Ireland, north and south. Honohan, I. & Rougier, N. (eds.). Manchester University Press, p. 171-188

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Activities

    Brexit and immigration controls across the Irish border

    Chris Gilligan (Speaker)

    14 Mar 201915 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Socialism in Our Time

    Chris Gilligan (Invited speaker)

    13 Apr 201914 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Putting the Irish border issue in context: partition, war, peace and Brexit

    Chris Gilligan (Invited speaker)

    10 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Sovereignty and the 'Irish Question': from partition to Brexit

    Chris Gilligan (Invited speaker)

    15 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Migration to the margin

    Chris Gilligan (Keynote/plenary speaker)

    29 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Press / Media

    Peace of mind

    Chris Gilligan

    29/03/06

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Revenge 'can be an act of honour'

    Chris Gilligan

    15/11/04

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment