Dr Andrea Binelli, Lecturer, University of Trento and Co-editor of The Internationalist Review of Irish Culture (Italy), Naturalization of the crisis through mass media discourse.
Denis Buckley, Artist (Ireland and United Kingdom), The Sword and The Phone.
Mark Curran, Artist and Educator, Institute of Art Design and Technology (Ireland) and Freie Universitaet (Germany). Capital At Work: Studying Up and the Construction of THE MARKET.
Dr. Michael G Cronin, Lecturer in English Literature and Irish Studies, NUI Maynooth (Ireland). ‘Fanning the spark of hope in the past’: Strumpet City and the historical novel as untimely critique.
Dr Angela Dimitrakaki, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Art History and Theory, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom). Art, Production, Class.
Dr. Gary Granville, Professor of Education in the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) (Ireland). Socially Engaged Art as Transformative Education: The Dublin 1913 Lockout in history and imagination.
Dr Fergus Jordan, Artist and Independent Researcher (Ireland). Garden Estate.
Kateřina Krejčová and Lukáš Matoška, FFUK Charles University (Czech Republic). Demolishing the Past: Effacing Traces of Former Regime in the Public Space.
Dr Marilyn Lennon, Artist and Educator, Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick Institute of Technology (Ireland). Socially Engaged Art.
Professor Nicholas Mirzoeff Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University (USA). ‘The Photographic Commons: Land and Freedom After Slavery and Segregation’
National Women’s Council of Ireland (Ireland), The Legacy Project
Deirdre O’Mahony Artist and Educator, Centre for Creative Arts, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (Ireland). New Ecologies of Rural Life: An Aesthetic Praxix
Alison Snowball. Artist and Independent Researcher (Canada). Immaterealities of Dematerialisation in Contemporary Art and Finance.
Dr Judith Stewart, Artist and Independent Researcher (United Kingdom). The Worker-Artist: Searching for Aesthetic Logic Amidst the Means of Production.
Paul Tarpey, Senior Lecturer, Limerick school of Art and Design (LSAD) (Ireland). Silent production in the Transitioning Space of Limerick City 2013.