Border control and prostitution: Global Development Society on human trafficking

Dr Gillian Wylie talks to the Global Development Society to discuss the issue of human trafficking

Human trafficking is not an easy topic on which to deliberate. In the aftermath of the horrific discovery made in England earlier this month where 39 Vietnamese bodies were found dead in a van, it appears such inhuman matters are …


Society spotlight: the Metaphysical Society

Metafizz auditor Louis Roberts talks about both the academic and social sides of the philosophy-oriented society

It feels that public discourse is increasingly comprised of entrenched opinions where people speak without listening and come to conclusions that are never challenged or revised. It can become exhausting when the slightest show of doubts in your own beliefs


Greenwashing, microplastics and vintage clothing: FLAC’s sustainable fashion panel

Three speakers from the fashion industry discussed the impact of fast fashion and how we can be more ethical in our clothing choices

The climate crisis is the defining problem of our generation. It encompasses everything we do and every choice we make, from how we travel to what we eat. On Tuesday, Trinity’s Free Legal Advice Centre welcomed four guest speakers to


Debating, literature and climate change: Margaret Atwood in conversation with Ailbhe Smyth

The Hist facilitated a talk between the recent Booker Prize winner and the prominent Irish activist

What happens when an award-winning Canadian writer and one of Ireland’s foremost feminist activists meet? On Friday evening, the students of Trinity found out, because the Hist welcomed both Margaret Atwood and Ailbhe Smyth for a conversation on the pursuit


Trinity’s defunct societies

Robert Gibbons takes a look at some of the societies that have disappeared over the years, revealing how our student ancestors may have lived

It is easy to passively believe that year in, year out, student-run clubs and societies merely exist, pushed by their own inertia to continually hold events and meetings. And yet, a quick look at the history of student societies in …